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FESTIVALS

There are many festivals in Northern Japan that you may want to observe or even take part in. Below I have listed the more popular ones in the Misawa area. Below that are the larger festivals in Northern Japan that I have information on. I will do my best to provide info on as many as I can.

Enburi Festival
HACHINOHE ENBURI FESTIVAL
17 - 20 February 2017

No Photo Available
LAKE TOWADA WINTER FESTIVAL

5 - 26 February 2017
Japan Day
JAPAN DAY

8 Apr 20176


Parade of State Flags
AMERICAN DAY

5 June 2016
No Photo Available
HACHINOHE TANABATA FESTIVAL

15 - 17 July 2016
No Photo Available
LAKE TOWADA FIREWORKS FESTIVAL

16 - 17 July 2016


A day at the beach
LAKE OGAWARA FESTIVAL

17 July 2016
No Photo Available.
NANGO JAZZ FESTIVAL

30 July 2016
Misawa Tanabata Festival
MISAWA TANABATA FESTIVAL

29 - 31 Jul 2016


Old Floats
HACHINOHE SANSHA TAISAI FESTIVAL

31 July - 4 August Annually
Misawa Festival Drum Competition
MISAWA CITY FESTIVAL

18 - 21 August 2016
Misawa Port Festival
MISAWA PORT FESTIVAL

28 Aug 2016



No Photo Available
TOWADA CITY FALL FESTIVAL

9 - 11 Sep 2016
Misawa Air Show
MISAWA AIR SHOW

11 Sept 2016

No Photo Available
TAKKO TOWN BEEF AND GARLIC FESTIVAL

1 and 2 Oct 2016


Shimoda Preschoolers
SHIMODA TOWN FESTIVAL

13 & 14 September 2016
No Photo Available
ROKKASHO SALMON FESTIVAL

5 & 6 November 2016
Shimoda Salmon Catch
OIRASE SALMON FESTIVAL

19 and 20 November 2016



These festivals are outside the Misawa area but within reach and definitely worth seeing at least once.
Misawa ITT often has tours to most of them. Call them at 226-3555 for info.
Snow Festival
Sapporo Snow Festival

Mid February
Sakura Festival
Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival

Late April
Nebuta Festival
Aomori Nebuta Festival

2 - 7 August Annually


Rokkasho Salmon Festival
No Photo Available
Last Weekend of October
 : Nebuta Festival
Hirosaki Chrysanthemum Festival

Mid October til early Nov