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August Events in Aomori

August Events
(Our top picks are in bold.)

July 31-August 4 – Hachinohe Sansha Taisai Festival @ Hachinohe City
August 1-7 – Hirosaki Neputa Festival @ Hirosaki City
August 2-6 – Aomori City Nebuta @ Aomori City
August 4 – Inakadate Neputa @ Inakadate Town
August 4-8 – Goshogawara Tachineputa Festival @ Goshogawara City
August 7 – Aomori City Fireworks @ Aomori City
August 8-17 – Sunset Ropeway @ Mt. Hakkoda Ropeway
August 13-16 – Unkoku Plateau Summer Festival @ Moya Hills
August 14 – Towada City Fireworks @ Towada City
August 14 – Oma Blue Marine Festival @ Oma City
August 14 – Sato Apple Fireworks Competition @ Itayanagi Town
August 14-15 – Yattose Festival and Fireworks @ Fukaura Town
August 14-17 – Kitabata Festival @ Namioka Town
August 14-20 – Kuroishi Yosare @ Kuroishi City
August 15 – Sai Village Summer Festival and Fireworks @ Sai Village
August 15-16 – Hiranai Summer Festival @ Hiranai Town
August 16 – Tsugaru Welcome BBQ @ Ajigasawa (Talk to Tsugaru RRs for details!)
August 16 – Nanbu Fireworks Festival @ Nanbu Town
August 16 – Shichinohe Festival @ Shichinohe Town
August 16-19 – Tsuruta Festival @ Tsuruta Town
August 17 – Hachinohe Fireworks Competition @ Hachinohe City Port
August 18 – Oshimako Dance Festival @ Mutsu City
August 19 – Omikoshi (Portable Shinto Shrine) Festival @ Mutsu City
August 20 – Tsugaru Fireworks Competition @ Tsugaru City
August 21-24 – Misawa Festival @ Misawa City
August 21-24 – Noheji Gion Festival @ Noheji City
August 22 – Sanpachi-Kamikita Welcome Party @ Viking Tei, Hachinohe City
August 23 – Omagari Fireworks Competition (biggest in Japan!) @ Omagari, Akita Prefecture
August 24 – Aomori City Welcome Party @ Gappo Park, Aomori City
August 24 – Peach Picking and Parfait Making @ Hachinohe City/Nanbu Town
August 24 – Nanbu Festival @ Nanbu Town
August 27 – Aomori Orientation Welcome Dinner @ Aomori City (New JETs and RRs only, sorry!)
August 27-29 – Aomori Orientation @ Aomori City
August 29-31 – Tsugaru Horse Festival @ Tsugaru City
August 29-31 – Gonohe Festival @ Gonohe Town
August 30-September 5 – Kuroishi Festival @ Kuroishi City
August 31 – International Festival @ Hacchi Portal Museum, Hachinohe City

On the horizon:
September 20-21 – Aomori AJET Welcome Party @ Shichinohe Cabins (All Aomorians are welcome!)

Ongoing:
June 2-October 13 – Inakadate Rice Field Art @ Inakadate Village

 

Most links lead to a Japanese website, but if you need help finding more info about the events, e-mail us at goodmorningaomori@gmail.com
Did we miss an event? Get a date wrong? Tell us!

Events compiled by Pat Owens

 

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