2017 Event Information

April - JuneI have ordered event start date is earlier. There are events across the month. Please see the schedule well
  【Kuriyama】8-9 Apr. 2017
Kuriyama Traditional Business Festival
This springtime event is jointly organized by two of Kuriyama's old-established businesses, the Kobayashi Sake Brewery and the Tanida Confectionery Company (founded in 1913).
A range of sakes are offered for sampling and sale as well as traditional kibi dango (millet confectionery).

【Matsumae】29 Apr. - 14 May 2017
Matsumae Cherry Blossom Festival
The Matsumae park that has been selected to do the 100 best cherry cherry 250 varieties about 1 million copies inhabit over one month until the end of May from the end of April, and early flowering, medium bloom, late-blooming it is "time difference flowering" I will show how the contest.

【Onneyu】3-7 May 2017
Onneyu Hotspring Azalea Festival
East side of Onneyu Hot Spring town, there are full glory 280000 Ezo purple azalea. Light up at night are beautiful.

【Shizunai】early May-Mid May 2017
Shizunai Cherry Blossom Festival
The Nijukken Road is one of Japan's best places to see cherry blossoms in their full glory. During the festival, there are many shops of souvenirs and foods along the road.

【Mikasa】7 May 2017
Mikasa Plum Festival
Games using the species of plum, Song show are held.

【Hakodate】20-21 May 2017
Goryokaku Festival
The main feature is the parade of about 1,000 people clad in combat uniforms in those days. On stage, the contest for participants wearing the costume of Hijikata Toshizo is held.

【Yakumo】21 May 2017
Kumaishi Abalone Festival
Enjoy full of abalone such as Rice bowl, Curry, Grilled abalone and so on. It's also popular "Catching abalone". And cherry blossoms are in full bloom season, very beautiful!

【Sapporo】17-28 May 2017
Lilac Festival in Sapporo
Lilac is the symbol tree of Sapporo. About 400 lilacs bloom at Odori park. Various events will be held such as outdoor tea ceremony to enjoy a tea , Music festival, stamp rally etc.
 Odori site:2017/5/17-28
 Kawashimo site:2017/5/27-28

【Mashike】27-27 May 2017
Northern Shrimp Festival in Mashike
Northern shrimp called "Amaebi" is one of the most famous special products in Mashike. Many people come to buy a live shrimp. You can also eat shrimp and other seafood there.

【Kamiyubetsu】1 May - Early Jun. 2017
Tulip fair in Kamiyubetsu.
Kamiyubetsu tulip park has 1.2 million tulips of 120 different kinds! How fantastic looking down on the garden from the observation platform on a Dutch windmill, and you can get on the tour bus in the park.

【Takinoue】6 May - 4 Jun. 2017
The moss phlox flower Festival in Takinoue
This 10,000 square metre park filled with moss phlox flowers is a truly amazing. There are plenty of fun events for you to take part in.

【Biratori】27 May - 4 Jun. 2017
Appreciation of Lily of the Valley
The lily of the valley is Biratori's town flower, and representative wildflower in Hokkaido.

【Sapporo】7-11 Jun. 2017
Yosakoi Soran Festival
Group dances mixed with Kochi Prefecture's Yosakoi Dance and Hokkaido's folk music "Soran".

【Asahikawa】early Jun-mid Jun. 2017
Flower Festa in Asahikawa
A variety of events such as flower market, products of related, gardening contest, and flower display will be held.

【Sapporo】14-16 Jun. 2017
Main festival of Hokkaido Shrine
One of the largest and traditional festival in Hokkaido.
The Mikoshi and about 1,600 people walk among city, this is the highlight of the festival.

【Sapporo】late Jun. - early Jul. 2017
Flower Festa in Sapporo
Citizen join the project "Decorate Odori Park with flowers". Flower experts will show gardening, sales and exhibition corner.

【Lake Toya】24-25 Jun. 2017
Manga and Animation Festival in Lake Toya.
The venue is whole Lake Toya hot spring area. Many cosplay player and fan of Manga and Anime get together in this area and enjoy variety events. Especially the Cosplay is worth watching.

【Oshamanbe】Late Jun. - Early Jul. 2017
Hair crab Festival in Oshamanbe
Festival to be held in accordance with the crab fishing season every year. Enjoy "Kani meshi (rice with crab)", boiled crab, the speed competitive eating.