Friday, 28 April 2017

Pizza Carnival in Shichinohe 2017

6th Pizza Carnival in Shichinohe 2017
第6回ピザカーニバルin七戸

Try original pizzas from 12 different shops!

6th Pizza Carnival in Shichinohe 2017 poster  平成29年 第6回ピザカーニバルin七戸 ポスター

Date: Sunday, May 17, 2015
Time: 10:00-14:30*
(*Shops may close earlier if they sell out)
Location: Shichinohe Central Shopping Arcade (七戸中央商店街) (Map)
Admission: Free (purchase required for pizzas)



More Information:
Base of the Trip, Shichinohe Tourism Website (Japanese): http://www.shichinohe-kankou.jp/event_detail?id=00006957

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Hirosaki Apple Blossom Festival 2017

Hirosaki Apple Blossom Festival 2017
弘前りんご花まつり
(Hirosaki Ringo Hana Matsuri)

Enjoy the sight of apple blossoms blooming with snow-capped Mount Iwaki in the background.

Hirosaki Apple Blossom Festival 2017 flyer front 平成29年 弘前りんご花まつり チラシ表 Ringo Hana Matsuri Hirosaki Apple Blossom Festival 2017 flyer back 平成29年 弘前りんご花まつり チラシ裏 Ringo Hana Matsuri

Date: May 6-14, 2017
Time: 10:00-21:00
Location: Hirosaki Apple Park 弘前りんご公園 (map)
Admission: Free (some paid events)

Inakadate Rice Field Art 2017

Inakadate Rice Field Art 2017
第25回田舎館村田んぼアート
Inakadate-mura Tanbo Art)

The theme for this year's rice field art is "Yamata no Orochi & Susanoo-no-Mikoto*" for the main site and "Momotaro" (Peach Boy) for the second site (Michi no Eki Inakadate "Yayoi no Sato").

(*Japanese myth from the "Kojiki" about Susanoo-no-Mikoto slaying the 8-headed dragon "Yamata no Orochi.")

2017 Rice Field Art Site 1 "Yamata no Orochi & Susanoo-no-Mikoto" Inakadate Viewing Platform (Village Office) 平成29年度「ヤマタノオロチとスサノウノミコト」第1田んぼアート田舎館村展望台(田舎館村役場)
2017 Inakadate Rice Field Art Site 2 "Momotaro" (Peach Boy) Michi no Eki "Yayoi no Sato" (Yayoi no Sato Viewing Area) 平成29年「桃太郎」第2田んぼアート道の駅いなかだて「弥生の里」(弥生の里展望所)

Date:
・ Site 1: June 5-October 9, 2017 (closed Sunday October 1, 2017 for rice harvesting)
・ Site 2: June 17-October 9, 2017
  Recommended viewing period: Mid-July to Mid-August
  Check the status of the rice fields beforehand using the live camera feeds

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Namioka Cherry Blossom Festival 2017

Namioka Cherry Blossom Festival 2017
浪岡さくらまつり
(Namioka Sakura Matsuri)

Enjoy various performances and cherry blossoms at the site of the Namioka Castle ruins.
Namioka Cherry Blossom Festival 2017 flyer 平成29年度 浪岡さくらまつり チラシ 青森市 Aomori City Sakura Matsuri

Date: April 29-30, 2017
Time: Apr 29: 13:00~; Apr 30: 10:00~
Location: Namioka Castle Ruins 浪岡城跡 (map)
Admission: Free(?)

Kanagi Cherry Blossom Festival 2017

Kanagi Cherry Blossom Festival 2017
金木桜まつり
(Kanagi Sakura Matsuri)

Ashino Park in Kanagi Area, Goshogawara City is considered one of Japan's 100 Best Cherry Blossom Viewing Spots.

Kanagi Cherry Blossom Festival 金木桜まつり 五所川原市 芦野公園 Kanagi Sakura Matsuri Goshogawara Ashino Park Kouen
Photo Source: aptinet
Date: April 29-May 5, 2017 Time: AM~21:00
Location: Ashino Park 芦野公園 (map)
Parking: 350 car parking lot: 500yen cars; 1000yen micro buses; 2000yen large buses (seats 20+)
Admission: Free

Itayanagi Cherry Blossom Festival 2017

Itayanagi Cherry Blossom Festival 2017
いたやなぎ桜まつり
(Itayanagi Sakura Matsuri)

A festival with music, dance, and food under the cherry blossom trees.
Itayanagi Cherry Blossom Festival 2017 flyer 平成29年板柳町 いたやなぎ桜まつり チラシ Sakura Matsuri

Date: Saturday April 29, 2017
Time: 10:00-15:00
Location: Iwakigawakasen Park 岩木川河川公園 (map)
Admission: Free

Monday, 10 April 2017

CIDRE Spring Festa 2017

CIDRE Spring Festa 2017 シードルスプリングフェスタ

Celebrate the anniversary of CIDRE Day with one hour of all-you-can-drink Aomori Cidre!

CIDRE Spring Festa 2017 poster 平成29年 シードルスプリングフェスタ ポスター 青森市 Aomori City

Date: Sunday April 16, 2017
Time: 13:00-15:00
Location: A-Factory 1st Floor Food Court (map
Cost: 1500yen (60min all-you-can-drink, includes 1 glass new Cidre product; food NOT included)