Events

May 2016 Events

Compiled by Mel Tee

May brings the continuation of cherry blossom and spring festivals, plus lots of Golden Week events and various flower festivals to check out.

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

May 1 – Hirosaki Art Marche @ Hirosaki City
May 1 – Kogin Fes @ Hirosaki City
May 1 – Authentic Tsugaru Folk Song National Competition @ Kuroishi City
May 1-15 – Tennou Azalea Festival @ Shichinohe Town
May 3-4 – Sai Squid Festival @ Sai Village
May 3-4 – Tsugaru Shamisen Japan Championship @ Aomori City
May 3-4 – Tsugaru Shamisen World Championships @ Hirosaki City
May 3-5 – Having Fun with Railbuses @ Shichinohe Town
May 3-5 – Shuji Terayama Museum Spring Festival @ Misawa City
May 4-5 – Aomori Spring (Yosakoi) Festival @ Aomori City
May 6-15 – Hirosaki Apple Blossom Festival @ Hirosaki Apple Park
May 7-8 – Horyo Kagura Festival @ Ogami Shrine, Hachinohe City
May 14-15 – Canola Festival in Yokohama @ Yokohama Town
May 14-15 – Let’s Enjoy! Festival @ Rokkasho Village
May 15 – Pizza Carnival in Shichinohe @ Shichinohe Town
May 21-25 – Owani Onsen Azalea Festival @ Owani Town
May 22 – Hachinohe Wine Festival @ Hachinohe City
May 22 – Yama Rock @ Mt. Iwaki, Hirosaki City
May 28-29 – Craft Fair Tsugaru Mori @ Hirosaki City

Ongoing
Apr 29-May 8 – Tsugaru Kanayamayaki Spring Pottery Festival @ Goshogawara City
Apr 29-May 8 – Warasse Go! Go! Week @ Aomori City
May 28-June 30 – Lupin Festival @ Towada City
May 17-June 5 – Tree Peony Festival @ Nanbu Town

Cherry Blossom/Spring Festivals
April 20-May 5 – Towada City Spring Festival
April 22-May 15 – Shichinohe Spring Festival
April 23-May 5 – Aomori Spring Festival (Gappo Park)
April 23-May 5 – Cherry Blossom & Garden Shrub Festival (Saruka Park, Hirakawa City)
April 23-May 5 – Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival
April 23-May 5 – Kuroishi Cherry Blossom Festival
April 23-May 6 – Rokunohe Spring Festival
April 29-May 5 – Aomori Spring Festival (Nogiwa Park)
April 29-May 5 – Aspam Spring Festival
April 29-May 5 – Hachinohe Park Spring Festival
April 29-May 5 – Takko Town Cherry Blossom Festival
April 29-May 5 – Sannohe Spring Festival
April 29-May 6 – Kanagi Cherry Blossom Festival (Ashino Park, Goshogawara)
April 29-May 5 – Mutsu Cherry Blossom Festival
April 29-May 5 – Noheji Spring Festival
April 29-May 5 – Spring Festival in Oirase Town
April 29-May 5 – Sannohe Spring Festival
April 29-May 5 – Tsugaru Fujimi Lake Park Cherry Blossom Festival (Tsuruta Town)
April 29-May 8 – Tohoku Town Cherry Blossom Festival
April 30-May 5 – Takko Town Cherry Blossom Festival
May 1 – Nejo Castle Cherry Blossom Festival (Hachinohe City)
May 3-4 – Nanbu Town Spring Festival
May 3 & 29 – Hiranai Spring Festival
May 15 – Kaikyou Imabetsu Spring Festival
May 15 – Oma Cherry Blossom Festival

On the Horizon
June 25-26 Tohoku “Rokkon” (Six Souls) Festival @ Aomori 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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