Events

June 2016 Events

Compiled by Mel Tee

Get out and enjoy the start of summer weather!  July events are also listed, so you’re not missing out while GMA is on summer vacation. =)

Our top picks are listed in bold. Links lead to English sites where possible. Links/information may be added and/or updated periodically, so check back every once in a while!

June 4 – Bankoku Horafuki Tall Tales Contest @ Owani Town
June 4 – Marine Festa in Ominato & Ominato Navy Festival @ Mutsu City
June 4-19 – Chinese Peony Festival @ Towada City
June 5 – American Day @ Misawa City
June 5 – Christ Festival @ Shingo Village
June 5 – Tohoku Horsepower Competition @ Shichinohe Town
June 12 – 3 Chome Craft @ Misawa City
June 12 – BRA★BRA FINAL FANTASY BRASS de BRAVO 2016 with Siena Wind Orchestra @ Aomori City
June 18- Hirosaki Fireworks Display @ Hirosaki City
June 18 – Okutsugaru Insect & Fire Festival @ Goshogawara City
June 18-19 – Sea Urchin Festival @ Sai Village
June 19 – (Nebuta Dancer) Mr. Haneto Contest @ Aomori City
June 19 – Ohata Strait Salmon Festival @ Mutsu City
June 25 – Aomori AJET Bye Bye Beach Bash @ Aomori Cityomori City
June 25 – Hashigo Sake Rally in Ominato @ Mutsu City
June 25-26 Tohoku Rokkon (Six Souls) Festival @ Aomori City
June 26 – Yosakoi Tsugaru Festival @ Hirosaki City
June 30-July 1 – Shinmeigu Shrine Thatch Ring Festival @ Hachinohe City

Tohoku Area Events
June 11 – Akita International Sumo Basho @ Akita City, Akita Prefecture

July Events
July 1-30 – Asamushi Onsen Firefly Viewing @ Aomori City
July 2 – Tsugaru-ben (dialect) Competition @ Tsuruta Town
July 2-3 – Goshogawara Japanese Iris Murmuring Stream Festival @ Goshogawara City
July 2-3 – Hirosaki Castle Dance & Performance Festival @ Hirosaki City
July 2-3 – Kamikita Summer Festival @ Tohoku Town
July 2-3 – Oirase Roman Park Festival @ Towada City
July 3 – Tanesashi Coast Tourism Festival (w/ evening fireworks!) @ Hachinohe City
July 9 – Hirosaki Bar-Gai (Pub Crawl) @ Hirosaki City
July 9 – Firefly & Springwater Festival @ Yokohama Town
July 9 – Lake Towada 80th Anniversary Fireworks Display & Firework Viewing Cruise @ Towada City
July 10 – Thai Cooking Class @ Aomori City
July 15-18 – Hachinohe Tanabata Festival @ Hachinohe City
July 16-17 – Asamushi Onsen Nebuta Festival @ Aomori City
July 16-17 – Lake Towada Lake Festival @ Towada City
July 17 – Classic Car Club Aomori Meeting in Komise @ Kuroishi City
July 17 – Misawa Lake Ogawara Lake Festival @ Misawa City
July 17 – Romantopia Dane Contest Star Festival in Souma @ Hirosaki City
July 17 – Sotogahama Harbour Festival @ Sotogahama Town
July 20-24 – Osorezan Grand Festival @ Mutsu City
July 22-23 – Rokunohe Summer Festival @ Rokunohe Town
July 23-24 – Firely Festival in Nakadomari @ Nakadomari Town
July 23-24, 30-31 – Firefly Viewing @ Towada City
July 23-24- Tohoku Town Lake Festival @ Tohoku Town
July 24 – Fukaura Maguro Tuna Cuisine Grand Prix 2016 @ Fukaura Town
July 24 – Lake Towada Walk @ Towada City
July 24 – Hotokegaura Festival @ Sai Village
July 26-28 – Tsugaru City Nebuta Festival @ Tsugaru City
Late July – Nuruyu Onsen Ushiyu Festival @ Kuroishi City
July 29-31 – Misawa Tanabata Festival @ Misawa City
July 30 – Nango Summer Jazz Festival @ Hachinohe City
July 30-31 – Hashikami Ichigoni Festival @ Hashikami Town

Ongoing
May 28-June 30 – Lupin Festival @ Towada City
May 30-October 10 – Inakadate Rice Field Art @ Inakadate Village
June 18-July 24 – Japanese Iris Festival @ Towada City
June 18-July 10 – Shichinohe Rose Festival @ Shichinohe Town
July 15-August 28 – “Spirit of the Sword” Special Exhibit @ Kyodokan, Aomori City
July 22-August 18 – Owani Onsen Summer Festival @ Owani Town
July 30-August 5 – Kuroishi Neputa Matsuri @ Kuroishi City
July 31-August 4 – Hachinohe Sansha Taisai @ Hachinohe City

On the Horizon
August 1 – Asamushi Onsen Fireworks Display @ Aomori City
August 1-7 – Hirosaki Neputa @ Hirosaki City
August 2 – Kagami-Stlye Kiba Dakyu (Ancient Japanese Polo) @ Hachinohe City
August 2-7 – Aomori Nebuta @ Aomori City
August 4-8 – Goshogawara Tachinebuta @ Goshogawara 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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