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9 upcoming events
Yasumasa Toshima Exhibition

Yasumasa Toshima Exhibition

Oct 24th - Jan 10th

Yasumasa Toshima was a Western-style painter whose ancestors were from Akita Prefecture. A special event will display over 200 of..

Akita ¥1,000
Namahage Sedo Festival

Namahage Sedo Festival

Early Feb

The Namahage Festival is held each year on the second Friday, Saturday and Sunday of February, around the time of the old or lunar..

Akita 1 Free
The Giant Tug of War of Kariwano

The Giant Tug of War of Kariwano

Wednesday - Feb 10th

Each winter on February 10th the people of Kariwano district in Daisen City, Akita gather together for a giant tug of war that will..

Akita 1 Free
Kakunodate Fire and Snow Festival

Kakunodate Fire and Snow Festival

Mid Feb

The Kakunodate Fire and Snow Festival (火振りかまくら Hiburi Kamakura) takes place in Kakunodate, Akita Prefecture annually on..

Akita 2 Free
Yuzawa Inukko Dog Festival

Yuzawa Inukko Dog Festival

Feb 13th - Feb 14th

The Inukko dog festival is held on the second weekend in February in Yuzawa City in Akita

Akita 5
Yokote Kamakura Festival

Yokote Kamakura Festival

Mid Feb

Every February, Akita's Yokote transforms into a fairytale landscape dotted with igloo-like structures in a festival dating..

Akita 1 Free
Arts and Routes

Arts and Routes

Nov 28th - Mar 7th

A special exhibition taking place at the Akita Museum of Modern Art is titled "Arts and Routes", and it will focus on the themes..

Akita ¥1,000

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