May 2020 Events
Events

May 2020 Events

Hello, hope everyone is doing well and staying healthy! It is really unfortunate that during the Cherry Blossom season, which typically consist of hanami and many other fun events, most have been cancelled in efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. Even though there may be some events that have not been canceled we highly … Continue reading

April 2020 Events
Events

April 2020 Events

Compiled by Kate Kuzel The snow is slowly but surely melting away as the weather gets warmer and warmer. April in Aomori means the coming of cherry blossoms! Be prepared for many exciting spring festivals and events that will be coming up! However, due to COVID-19 please keep in mind that some of these events … Continue reading

March 2020 Events
Events

March 2020 Events

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno Jr. Hey Aomori! Its been really warm this year, but I hope ya’ll have still gotten out there in the snow. Most of these events are heavily snow dependent and, as such, they are subject to being canceled. Coming in April there’s a ton more events, especially the Cherry blossoms! Our … Continue reading

February Events 2020
Events

February Events 2020

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno Jr. Back from our break, and I hope you’re all having a warm and cozy winter! There’s not too much snow out there so try out one of these events while we still can’t ski or snowboard just yet! Our top picks are listed in bold (links lead to English sites where possible). … Continue reading

December Events 2019
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December Events 2019

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno Jr. Hey everyone! Its time to hide under our kotatsu until spring comes, but don’t miss out on these end-of-the-year events! With the beautiful snowscapes there’s also a ton of illuminations to check out! P.S. It’s been a great year writing the events column but I won’t be able to continue … Continue reading

October 2019 Events
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October 2019 Events

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno Jr. Hey everyone hope you enjoyed the summer! Fall is finally here and the leaves are showing! We still have about two more months before the first snowfall, so let’s get out there and check out these events while its still sweater weather! For all you leaf peepers out there, check … Continue reading

September Events 2019
Events

September Events 2019

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno September 1 – Misawa Port Festival @Misawa City September 4 – September 8 – Shichinohe Fall Festival @Shichinohe Town September 6 – September 7 – Hinomoto Chuo Taimatsu Fire Festival @Tohoku Town September 6 – September 8 – Towada City Fall Festival @Towada City September 6 – September 8 – Sannohe Fall … Continue reading

August Events 2019
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August Events 2019

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno Jr Welcome new JETs to Aomori Prefecture! We`ve got a ton of festivals this month and they`re the best. August 3 – Aomori City Nebuta Festival Jump @Aomori City August ?? – Aomori Nebuta Festival Block 1 Meetup @ Aomori City August ?? – Goshogawara Tachineputa Meetup @ Goshogawara City August ?? – East Tsugaru Gappo … Continue reading

July Events 2019
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July Events 2019

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno Jr. I hope everyone was able to enjoy the great weather before the rainy season! There are still plenty of days with good weather in between the rain so make the best of it and check out these awesome events! PS. for our readers, we are looking for ways to improve … Continue reading

June Events 2019
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June Events 2019

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno Jr. I hope everyone is enjoying the warm weather. Its time for BBQs,  the beach, and any outdoor activities you can think of! May, June, and July will be a little light on events, but come August there will be too many events to look forward too! Remember the list and … Continue reading

April Events 2019
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April Events 2019

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno Jr. Now that its finally warming up, you can safely crawl out of your kotatsu and enjoy the weather and these wonderful April events. April in Japan means one thing: cherry blossoms! With almost every major city in the prefecture holding Spring festivals and Cherry Blossom festivals, there is no shortage … Continue reading

March Events 2019
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March Events 2019

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno Jr. We are almost through winter so I hope all of you have been keeping warm! This month, there aren’t too many events, but there’s still plenty of winter excursions like to do such as ski trips or snow shoeing! Our top picks are in Bold. March 2 – Kamafuseyama Ski Carnival @Mutsu … Continue reading

February Events
Events

February Events

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno Jr. We are in the middle of winter, and I hope you are keeping warm and cozy under your kotatsu, but don’t let the cold stop you! There are a ton of events this month all around the prefecture to enjoy! Our top picks are listed in bold (links lead to English sites … Continue reading

September 2018
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September 2018

Compiled by P. Grzylles Hey Summer People!  Get out.  It’s Fall.  Maybe.  I don’t know.  I’ll get back to you when the weather stops flip-flopping and the clouds get all puffy.  According to Japan it’s Fall so let the Fall Festivals begin!  Also, if you missed out on some of the big summer festivals or you’re … Continue reading

August 2018
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August 2018

Compiled by Peter Grzyzywczyaczyacz Welcome to the prefecture for everyone currently settling into Aomori life. As usual, the new JET year is full of summer fun across the prefecture. Get out and check out some great events near and far!  Drink lots of water. Continue reading