Events

October 2016 Events

Compiled by Mel Tee

October proves that “autumn is the season for eating” (食欲の秋 shokuyoku no aki) with many food and harvest festivals! Highlights of this month include the AoAJET Welcome Cabin Party, Takko Beef & Garlic Festival, World Yabusame Championship (horseback archery in Towada Horse Festa), Gonohe Music Festival, and Oma Super Tuna Festival.

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!

October 1 – Aomori Bar-Gai Vol. 1 @ Aomori City
October 1 – Halloween of Blue Forest @ Aomori City
October 1 – Kuroishi Local Sake Festival @ Kuroishi City
October 1-2 – AoAJET Welcome Cabin Party @ Ajigasawa Town
October 1-2 – Craft Komichi @ Itayangi Town
October 1-2 – Hirakawa Festa @ Hirakawa City
October 1-2 – Lake Towada Tasting Journey @ Lake Towada, Towada City
October 1-2 – Takko Beef & Garlic Festival @ Takko Town
October 1-31 – Hachinohe Alley Month “Love Drunk” @ Hachinohe City
October 2 – Kadarube Craft Beer Fes in Hirosaki @ Hirosaki City
October 2 – Misawa Sky Festa @ Misawa City
October 8 – Good Fishing & Abundant Harvest Festival @ Mutsu City
October 8-9 – Harvest Thanksgiving & Kuraishi Beef Festival @ Gonohe Town
October 9 – Hirosaki Apple Halloween @ Hirosaki City
October 10 – Hiranai Halloween @ Yogoshiyama Forest Park, Hiranai Town
October 14-16 – Tsugaru Food & Industry Festival @ Hirosaki City
October 15 – Halloween Festa in Misawa @ Misawa City
October 15-16 – Mutsu Industry Festival @ Mutsu City
October 15-16, 22-23 – Towada Horse Festa @ Towada City
(World Yabusame Championship, 15th & 16th Only)
October 16 – Gonohe Music Festival @ Gonohe Town
October 16 – Shichinohe Taiko Festival @ Shichinohe Town
October 22 – Children’s Hip Hop Paradise @ Towada City
October 22 – Tohoku Happy Holiday in Aomori @ Hirosaki City
October 22-23 – Apple Hill 20th Anniversary Fall Grand Harvest Festival @ Aomori City
October 22-23 – Goshogawara Industries Festival @ Goshogawara City
October 22-23 – Oirase Lifelong Learning Festival “Everyone’s Festa” @ Oirase Town
October 29 – Halloween Street Festa @ Towada City
October 29-30 – Hashikami Townspeople’s Culture Festival @ Hashikami Town
October 29-30 – Hirakawa Halloween @ Hirakawa City
October 29-30 – Oma Super Tuna Festival @ Oma Town
October 29-30 – Oirase Eco Road Festa & Oirase Gorge, Towada City
October 30 – Sai Fish Festival @ Sai Village
October 30 – Tsugaru Innovation in Language Education Symposium @ Hirosaki City

Ongoing
May 30-October 10 – Inakadate Rice Field Art @ Inakadate Village
October 2, 9, 16, 23 – Sunday is Tuna Day @ Oma Town
October 13-November 6 – Nakano Momiji Yama Light Up “Light Fantasy” @ Kuroishi City
October 21-November 13 – Hirosaki Chrysanthemum & Autumn Foliage Festival @ Hirosaki City
October 28-November 3 – Hachinohe Chrysanthemum Festival @ Hachinohe City
October 29-November 6 – Shichinohe Fall Harvest Festival @ Shichinohe Town

On the Horizon
November 3 – Tsugaru International Fair @ Tsugaru City
November 19-20 – Oirase Salmon Festival @ Oirase Town
November ?? – Local Thanksgiving Parties @ Locations Near You!

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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