2017 Aomori 10 City Festival in Towada
あおもり10市大祭典in十和田 (Aomori Toshi Taisaiten in Towada)
Event Website (Japanese): http://aomori10shi.jp/
A festival showcasing major festivals and local foods/products, etc. from 10 cities around Aomori Prefecture: Aomori City, Hirosaki City, Hachinohe City, Kuroishi City, Goshogawara City, Towada City, Misawa City, Mutsu City, Tsugaru City, and Hirakawa City.
(Note: Information will be updated as it becomes available)
Date: September 23-24, 2017 Time:
Saturday September 23: 10:00-20:00
Sunday September 24: 10:00-15:00 Location: Kanchogai Street Area 官庁街通り周辺 (map) Admission: Free (parade paid seating may be available?)
Misawa Surf Clam Festival 2017
第17回三沢ほっきまつり (Misawa Hokki Matsuri)
A festival celebrating Misawa's favourite winter seafood, hokki (Japanese surf clam, a.k.a. hokkigai). Events include free samples of hokki cuisine, hokki and other local product sales, a clam shucking competition, and children's taiko drumming performance.
Date: Sunday March 12, 2017 Time: 9:30-14:30 Location: Misawa Fishery Port 三沢市魚市場特設会場 (map) Admission: Free
With no seating charge, delicious food, tequila (among various other drinks), and the occasional live music event, Carbs is a favourite nijikai (after party) spot in Towada. The weekday lunch menu is also highly recommended for its large portion sizes and reasonable prices.