Friday, 23 June 2017

Jakkudo Festival 2017

Jakudo Festival 2017
第26回ジャックドまつり (Jakudo Matsuri)
Event Facebook Page (Japanese): https://www.facebook.com/Jakkudomatsuri/

Nanbu Town summer festival featuring various performances, food booths, fireworks, and more!
Jakkudo Festival 2017 poster 平成29年第26回ジャックドまつり ポスター Matsuri Nanbu Town 南部町 Jakkudo Festival 2017 venue map 平成29年第26回ジャックドまつり 会場案内図 Matsuri Nanbu Town 南部町


Date: July 8-9, 2017
Time: Jul 8: 13:00~21:00; Jul 9: 9:00~17:30(?)
Location: Fureai Park (Nanbu Town) ふれあい公園 (map)
Admission: Free

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Towadako Kosui Matsuri 2017

Towadako Kosui Matsuri 2017 (Lake Towada Lake Festival)
十和田湖湖水まつり 2017
Official Website (Japanese): http://www.kosuimaturi.com/

Fireworks by Lake Towada, performances, and various other events!
Lake Towada Lake Festival 2017 poster 平成29年十和田湖湖水まつり ポスター

Date: July 15-16, 2017 (Sat.-Sun.)
Time: 9:00~21:00
Location: Lake Towada, Yasumiya 十和田湖畔 休屋 (map)
Admission: Free

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Hachinohe Fireworks Display 2017

Hachinohe Fireworks Display 2017
第37回八戸花火大会2017
(Hachinohe Hanabi Taikai)

An impressive fireworks display of about 5000 fireworks against the backdrop of Hachinohe Harbour.
Hachinohe Fireworks Display 八戸花火大会 Hanabi Taikai

Date: Sunday August 20*, 2017 (*Rain Date: Sunday August 27, 2017*)
Time: 19:00
Location: Hachinohe Tatehana Harbour 八戸館鼻漁港 (map)

Hachinohe Tanabata Festival

Hachinohe Tanabata Festival 2017
八戸七夕まつり (Hachinohe Tanabata Matsuri)
Event Website (Japanese): http://www.8cci.or.jp/tanabata/

Enjoy Tanabata (Star Festival) decorations, performances, and shopping at various street vendors along the streets of Central Hachinohe.
Hachinohe Tanabata Festival 八戸七夕まつり Matsuri
(Photo Source: Japan Attractions)

Date: July 14-17, 2017
Time: 18:00-21:00
Locations: Central Hachinohe 八戸中心街 (Hachinohe Chuushingai), Honchō Minatomachi 湊町本町
Venue & Road Closures Map
Hachinohe Tanabata Festival 2017 Venue & Road Closures Map 平成29年第65回八戸七夕まつり歩行者天国 交通制限図

More Information: Event Website (Japanese): http://www.8cci.or.jp/tanabata/

Aomori TKG Festival 2017

Aomori Tamago Kake Gohan Matsuri 2017 (Aomori Raw Egg on Rice Festival)
2017 あおもりたまごかけごはんまつり

Tamagao kake gohan ("TKG") is a simple and popular Japanese dish: just crack a raw egg onto a bowl of warm rice and add soy sauce/other condiments to taste. Try TKG with various locally made soy sauces and different types of eggs at the Aomori Tamago Kake Gohan Matsuri.

Aomori TKG Festival 2017 flyer  平成29年 あおもりたまごかけごはんまつり あおもり大畜産まつり チラシ 青森市アスパム Tamago Kake Gohan Matsuri Raw Egg on Rice Aomori TKG Festival 2017 flyer  平成29年 あおもりたまごかけごはんまつり あおもり大畜産まつり チラシ 青森市アスパム Tamago Kake Gohan Matsuri Raw Egg on Rice
Aomori TKG Festival 2017 flyer  平成29年 あおもりたまごかけごはんまつり チラシ 青森市 Tamago Kake Gohan Matsuri Raw Egg on Rice

Date: June 30-July 2, 2017
Location: Aomori Prefecture Tourist Center "Aspam" 1st Floor Event Hall
青森県観光物産館アスパム1階イベントホール (map)
Time: 10:00-15:00
Admission: Free (purchase required for some events)

Towada Summer Dance & Miss Yukata Contest 2017

Towada Summer Dance & Miss Yukata Contest 2017
第10回とわだ夏おどり&第8回ゆかたの似合う女性コンテスト

(Towada Natsu Odori & Yukata no Niau Josei Contest)

Enjoy dancing various local folk dances in yukata (summer cotton kimono) in Towada Central Park.
Towada Summer Dance & Miss Yukata Contest 2017 poster 平成29年 第10回とわだ夏おどり 第8回ゆかたの似合う女性コンテスト ポスター 十和田市

Date: Friday August 11, 2016 (Mountain Day Holiday)
Time: 16:00-21:00
Location: Towada Central Park (Chuo Koen) 十和田市中央公園緑地 (map)
Admission: Free

Oirase Roman Park Festival 2017

Oirase Roman Park Festival 2017
奥入瀬ろまんパークフェスティバル 2017

Enjoy various performances, giveaways and more at the Michi Eki Towada "Oirase Roman Park" Festival.

Oirase Roman Park Festival 2017 poster 平成29年奥入瀬ろまんパークフェスティバル 十和田市 Towada City

Date: July 1-2, 2017
Time:10:00-17:00 (Sat. Jul. 1); 9:30-17:00 (Sun. Jul. 2)
Location: Oirase Roman Park 奥入瀬ろまんパーク (Map)
Admission: Free

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Shiro Fes 2017

Shiro Fes 2017

Hirosaki Dance and Performance Festival
Shiro Fes 2017 poster Hirosaki University Castle Park 弘前市 弘前城 弘前公園 弘前大学

Date: June 30-July 2, 2017
Time:
   Fri. Jun. 30: 16:00-21:30
   Sat. Jul 1: 10:00-21:30
   Sun. Jul 2: 10:30-20:30
Location:
   Jun. 30-Jul.1: Hirosaki University 弘前大学 (map)
   Jul 2: Hirosaki Castle Honmaru 弘前公園本丸敷地内 (map)
Admission: Free* (*events in park paid zone require admission fees)

Monday, 12 June 2017

Kuroishi Neputa Festival 2017

Kuroishi Neputa Festival 2017
黒石ねぷた祭り
(Kuroishi Neputa Matsuri)

Two days with parades of about sixty fan-shaped Neputa floats! (The other days of the festival, the floats go around their respective local areas.)

Kuroishi Neputa Festival 2017 poster 平成29年 黒石ねぷた祭り ポスター Matsuri

Date: July 30-August 5, 2017
Admission: Free
Location: Various

Goshogawara Fireworks Display 2017

Goshogawara Fireworks Display -Festival of Water, Light & Sound-
第68回五所川原花火大会 -水と光と音の祭典-

(Goshogawara Hanabi Taikai - Mizu to Hikari to Oto no Saiten)

A fireworks display set to music. The finale features an 80m-wide "water curtain."
Goshogawara Fireworks Display Festival of Water, Light & Sound 2017 poster 平成29年 第68回五所川原花火大会 水と光と音の祭典 ポスター Hanabi Taikai Mizu to Hikari to Oto no Saiten

Date: Thursday August 3, 2017
Time: 19:30-20:45
Location: Iwaki River Floodplain "Hokuto Ground" 岩木川河川敷「北斗グラウンド」 (map)
Parking: 1,000yen (limited spaces; parking available from 15:00)
Admission: Free (paid seating available)

Sai Sea Urchin Festival 2017

Sai Sea Urchin Festival 2017
佐井村うに祭り
(Sai-mura Uni Matsuri)

Enjoy fresh sea urchin on rice for 1000yen.
Sai Sea Urchin Festival 2017 poster 平成29年 佐井村うに祭り ポスター Uni Matsuri

Date: June 17-18, 2017
Time: 10:00-14:00
(Sea Urchin Rice Bowl Ticket Distribution from 9:00)
Location: Location: Tsugaru Kaikyo Bunkakan Arusasu Shiosai Hall
津軽海峡文化館アルサス しおさいホール (map)

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Nango Summer Jazz Festival 2017

Nango Summer Jazz Festival 2017
南郷サマージャズフェスティバル2017
Official Facebook Page: https://ja-jp.facebook.com/NangoJazz

A full day outdoor summer jazz festival. Get food and drinks at the various food stalls available at the venue.

The 28th Nango Summer Jazz Festival 2017 flyer front 平成29年 南郷サマージャズフェスティバル チラシ表 八戸市 Hachinohe City The 28th Nango Summer Jazz Festival 2017 flyer back 平成29年 南郷サマージャズフェスティバル チラシ裏 八戸市 Hachinohe City

Date: Saturday July 29, 2017 (Rain or Shine!)
Time: 13:00-20:30 (venue opens at 12:00)
Location: Kakko no Mori Ecoland Outdoor Stage カッコーの森エコーランド野外ステージ (Map)
Admission:
  • Adult: 6000yen (5000yen advance)
  • Junior High-Senior High School Students: 3000yen (2000yen advance)
  • Elementary School-Aged & Younger: Free

Niji Rock Fes 2017

Niji Rock Fes 2017
虹の湖ロックフェスティバル2017
(Nijinoko Rock Festival)
Website (Japanese): http://www.nijirockfes.jp/

An outdoor summer rock festival by Nijino Lake with over 20 artists performing!

Niji Rock Fes 2017 poster 平成29年 虹の湖ロックフェスティバル ポスター 黒石市 Kuroishi Nijinoko Rock Festival

Date: Saturday August 19, 2017 (Rain or Shine!)
Time: 10:00~
Admission: Free
Location: Michi no Eki "Nijinoko Park" 道の駅「虹の湖公園」(map)

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Towada Horseback Riding Club Horse Show 2017

Towada Horseback Riding Club Horse Show 2017
十和田乗馬倶楽部ホースショー2017
(Towada Joba Club Horse Show)

A once-a-year event where you can interact with horses, watch yabusame (horseback archery) and quadrille (choreographed dressage).
Towada Horseback Riding Club Horse Show 2017 poster 平成29年十和田乗馬倶楽部ホースショー ポスター Joba Club Towada Horseback Riding Club Horse Show 2017 program 平成29年十和田乗馬倶楽部ホースショー プログラム Joba Club

Date: Sunday June 18, 2017
Time: 10:00-14:30
Location: Towada Horseback Riding Club Dome Area
十和田乗馬倶楽部 ドーム周辺 (map)
Admission: Free (some paid activities)

Monday, 5 June 2017

Shichinohe Rose Festival 2017

Shichinohe Rose Festival 2017
しちのへバラまつり2017 (Shichinohe bara matsuri)
Official Website (Japanese): https://www.shichinohe-kankou.jp/rose

Enjoy rose flavoured soft serve ice cream while wandering around rose gardens in full bloom.

Shichinohe Rose Festival 2017 flyer 平成29年しちのへバラまつり チラシ

Date: June 17 - July 9, 2017
Time: 9:00-16:00
Location: Higashi Hakkouda Rose Country 東八甲田ローズカントリー (Map)
Admission: Free

Friday, 2 June 2017

Towada Tanabata Rally 2017

Towada Tanabata Rally 2017 第2回とわだ七夕ラリー

Enjoy a drink at 5 designated bars around Towada and complete the event stamp card within the time limit to be entered into a prize raffle drawing.

Towada Tanabata Rally 2017 poster 第2回とわだ七夕ラリー ポスター

Date: Wednesday July 5, 2017
Time: 18:00-20:00 (Registration from 17:00)
Location: Towada Chamber of Commerce & Industry 十和田商工会議所 (map)
Fee: 3000yen (limited number of tickets; if not sold out in advance, at-door tickets will be 3500yen)