List of Festivals

Here is a list of many of Akita’s annual festivals, with links to each festival’s review and information.

Winter Festivals:
Oga Namahage Sedo

Yuzawa Inukko (snow dog)

Odate Amekko (candy festival)

Kariwano Tug-of-war

Kakunodate Hiburi Kamakura (fire-swinging)

Rokugo Takeuchi (pole-fighting)

Yokote Kamakura (snow houses)

Jumonji Water-Throwing

Tazawako Kogen Snow Festival (mini versions of winter festivals)

Lake Towado Winter Story Festival

Summer Festivals:

Midori Music Festival

Noshiro Space Event

Fall Festivals:

Kakunodate Festival



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