Events

February 2016 Events

Compiled by Mel Tee

Now that the bustle of winter holidays is over, you might start getting S.A.D. (seasonal affective disorder), so beat the winter blues by checking out some events designed to remind you of the joys of snow and winter!

Our top picks are listed in bold (links lead to English sites where possible).

February 1 -7 – Dazai Museum Tsugaru Festival Snow and Light Pageant @ Goshogawara City
February 3 – Towada Snow Viewing Rally @ Towada City
February 5-28 – Lake Towada Winter Story @ Lake Towada, Towada City
February 6 – Hirosaki Bar-Gai (Bar Crawl) @ Hirosaki City
February 6 – Noheji Railway Station Lantern Festival @ Noheji Town
February 6 – The Motsuke Festival & Winter Fireworks @ Aomori City
February 6-7 – Nanbu Enburi & Mid-Winter Festival @ Nanbu Town
February 6-7 – Aspam Winter Festival & Aomori Winter Festival @ Aomori City
February 6-14 – Winter Rice Field Art @ Inakadate Village
February 6-14 – Koarashiyama & Kuroishi Hot-Spring Village Snow Festival @ Kuroishi City
February 6-21 – Nishimeya Winter Festival @ Shirakami-Sanchi Visitor Center, Nishimeya Village
February 7 – Regional Traditional Performing Arts Performance @ Hachinohe City
February 7 – Kazamaura Monkfish Festival @ Kazamaura Village, Shimokita
February 7 – Okutsugaru Kite Flying Contest @ Goshogowara City
February 7 – Shichinohe White Battle (Snowball Fight) @ Shichinohe Town
February 7 – Shimokita Children’s Traditional Performing Arts Performance @ Mutsu City
February 8 – Onizawa “Naked Shrine Visit” @ Onizawa Shrine, Hirosaki City
February 11 – Itayanagi Snow Festival @ Itayanagi Town
February 11-13 – Midwinter Drink Rally @ Noheji Town
February 11-14 – Hirosaki Castle Winter Lantern Festival @ Hirosaki City
February 13 – EofA Talks Valentine Language Exchange @ Hirosaki City
February 13 – All-Japan Zuguri Top Spinning Championship @ Kuroishi City
February 13-14 – Ajigasawa Candle Night @ Ajigasawa Town
February 13-14 – Nango Snow Firefly Festival @ Nango, Hachinohe City
February 14 – Hachinohe Performance Theater @ Hachinohe City
February 14 – Towada Traditional Performing Arts Festival @ Towada City
February 15-17 – Momoishi Enburi @ Wakamiya Hachimangu Shrine, Oirase Town
February 17-20 – Hachinohe Enburi @ Hachinohe City
February 20 – Hiranai Winter Sonic @ Hiranai Town
February 20 – Kuroishi Excellent Sake Festival @ Kuroishi City
February 20 – Ohata & Yagen Snow Light @ Mutsu City
February 20-21 – Hachinohe Fantasy @ Hachinohe City
February 21 – Niogataki Waterfall Ice Festival @ Nishimeya Village
February 22 – Sawada Candle Festival @ Sawada Shinmei Shrine, Hirosaki City
February 27 – AJET Winter Formal @ Aomori City
February 27 – Aomori Bar-Gai (Bar Crawl)
February 28 – Aomori Band Brass Festa @ Towada City
February 28 – Folk Performing Arts Presentation @ Oirase Town

Ongoing
December 4-February 7 – Aomori Light & Paper Pageant @ Aomori City
December 1-February 29 – Hirosaki Electrical Fantasy @ Hirosaki City
December 1-March 31 – Tsugaru Stove Train @ Tsugaru Area (most people get on at Goshogawara)
February 27-March 21 – Yogoshiyama Orchid Festival @ Hiranai Town

On the Horizon
March 6 – Winter Festival in Moya Hills @ Aomori City
March 19-20 – Towada Cherry Blossom Horseback Archery Exhibit & Wooden Horse Rapid Fire Exhibition Contest @ Hachinohe City

Did we forget an event? Write the wrong day? Need help translating event info into English? E-mail us at GoodMorningAomori@gmail.com

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