Samurai AKITA - Tazawako Kakunodate TRAVEL GUIDE



Kakunodate Sakura Festival (2022)



Scheduled from April 20th (Wednesday) to May 5th (Thursday / holiday)

Consider holding a pre-event depending on the flowering situation * Please note that the content may be changed or canceled depending on the infection situation of the new coronavirus and the policy of the country, prefecture, city, etc.

Event content

Events scheduled during the period

1. 1. Illuminated cherry blossoms at night
From 17:30 to 21:00 (held the day before during the period, pre-holding is also considered depending on the flowering situation)
・ Bukeyashiki Street (LED light up)
・ Hinokinai River bank (light bulb)
・ Hinokinai River bank downstream of Yokomachi Bridge (LED light up)

2. A walk through the rows of cherry blossom trees on the Hikiuchi River bank
・ Sakura- Sakura-Namiki Paking lot → Yokomachibashi section is a one-way street from upstream to downstream .
・ You can take a free walk in that section, but please wear a mask and refrain from stopping.
I'm sorry.

3. 3. Other related events
Piano concert reborn by Kabazaiku
Date: April 23rd, 24th, 29th, 30th
May 1st, 4th, 5th 13: 00-14: 10 (1 performance)
Venue: Hirafuku Memorial Museum of Art, Kakunodate
Organizer: Oto enjoyment party

◇ Michinoku Three Great Sakura Famous Place Stamp Rally
Date: April 20th-May 5th
Venue: Sakura Festival Tourist Information Center (online)
Organizer: Michinoku Three Great Sakura Famous Places Conference

◇ Tomachi Historical Museum (Bakumatsu of merchant houses, Meiji, Taisho life exhibition) May dolls, garden of Yae Beni-dare cherry blossoms
Date and time: April 20th-May 5th 10: 00-16: 00
Venue: Nakamachi Tatetsuya [Free admission]
Organizer: Kabazaiku cherry bark crafts/ Sakurahide Craft Center ☎0187-55-1320

◇ Paper Craft Exhibition Setsuko Miura
Date and time: April 24th to 30th
Venue: Nishinomiya Family (Yonezo) 2nd floor
Organizer: Nishimiya Family ☎0187-52-2438

JAF Day in Kakunodate Sakura Festival
Date: April 20th-May 5th
"Child Safety License" issued on April 29
Venue: Sakura Festival Tourist Information Center
Organizer: (one company) Japan Automobile Federation

-Product sales-
◇ Regional Collaboration Product Exhibition "Semboku Commerce and Industry Association of Commerce and Industry Sakura Raku City"
Date and time: April 22nd to April 30th
Venue: Parking lot in front of the former Kakunodate Government building of the city hall
Organizer: Semboku Commerce and Industry Association

Four. Items not implemented in the 4th year of Reiwa
・ Opening ceremony, light-up lighting ceremony
・ Pedestrian paradise on Bukeyashiki Street (Omotecho / Higashi Katsurakucho)
・ Opening of Sakura-Namiki Paking lot Opening of food stalls in the event plaza, stage event
・ In addition, temporary food stalls will be opened in the city hall management area.
・ Release of yamame trout

About parking lot

・Sakura-Namiki Paking lot[charged] 8: 30-16: 30
April 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 29th, 30th, May 1st, etc. Bus priority is given when it is crowded.
Others are planned to be a mixture of ordinary cars and buses.
★ Night [Paid] 16: 30-20: 30 (entrance closed after 20:30)
Scheduled from April 15th to May 5th. (Changes depending on the flowering situation of cherry blossoms)

・ Old Kakudaka Ground Parking Lot [Paid] 8: 30-16: 30
April 15th-May 8th
★ Night [Paid] 16: 30-20: 30 (entrance closed after 20:30)
Scheduled from April 15th to May 5th (may change depending on the flowering situation of cherry blossoms)
⇒The temporary parking lot will be closed from April 27th at night due to circumstances.
_―― Please use the Municipal Sakura-Namiki Paking lot.

・ Others [Free] Temporary parking lot
Kakunodate East Public Hall, Ochiai Baseball Field, JA Akita Obako Kakunodate General Branch (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)
Kakunodate National Highway Maintenance Branch Office (when the bus is crowded on weekends and holidays)

Hinokinai River / Tamagawa Riverbed (Kojo Bridge-Ochiai River Park) About the use of riverbed

・ There are no restrictions on access.
・ There are no restrictions on eating lunch boxes with a small number of people, such as family members living together, but silent meals and masks .
Please have a dinner .
・ However, drinking and drinking with people who are not usually with you, drinking and eating with a large number of people, drinking for a long time
You cannot eat, drink, banquet, barbecue, or make loud voices or sounds .

About temporary toilets

In addition to the permanent toilets in the city, temporary toilets will be installed at the following locations during the Sakura Festival.
・ Sakura-lined parking lot
・ JA Akita Obako Kakunodate General Branch Parking Lot
・ Near the site of the former Higashi Katsurakucho Government building

Please see the "Kakunodate Sakura Festival" 2022 pamphlet for details such as maps and parking lot information.


Live distribution ▶ " Michinoku's three major cherry blossom viewing spots"
Sakura in Hirosaki, Sakura in Kitakami Tenshochi, Sakura in Kakunodate Bukeyashiki Street

Please cooperate with measures against new coronavirus infections

  1. Please take general infectious disease prevention measures
  2. ・ Wearing a mask, washing hands, disinfecting hands, social distance, avoiding three secrets, etc. ・ Utilization of COCOA (contact confirmation app), Akita Prefecture version of the new Corona Relief System , etc.
  3. Installation of thermometer
  4. ・ We will not install a temperature gauge tent, but we will install a temperature gauge in the following locations.
    Samurai residence pocket park toilet, Sakuranamiki pocket park toilet, city hall, Kakunodate Ekimae-Gura and other major tourist facilities, near Kakunodate station, Tazawako station ticket gate.
    ・ Check your body temperature displayed on the monitor and check your health condition.
  5. If you have a fever or feel unwell, stop viewing the cherry blossoms.
  6. If you have a fever or other symptoms
  7. ・ If you have a family doctor → Call your family doctor before consultation ・ If you do not have a family doctor → Akita New Corona Consultation Center (24 hours: Phone: Semboku City) Consultation is also available at hospital institutions.
    However, please do not visit the hospital directly and be sure to make a telephone consultation before visiting the clinic.
    • Municipal Kakunodate General Hospital Phone: 0187-54-2111 24-hour support
    • Tazawako Municipal Hospital Phone: 0187-43-1131 Mon-Fri 14: 00-16: 00

    1. Please refrain from visiting the "Kakunodate Sakura Festival" if you apply next.
    2. (1) Those who are not in good physical condition (have symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, malaise, and abnormal taste and smell)
      (2) Infected persons, close contacts, and persons suspected of being infected (3) Priority measures such as emergency declaration and spread prevention Those who come from the target area * Other visits from areas where infection is spreading Please judge carefully.

    * The content will be decided by the Kakunodate Tourism Event Executive Committee on Monday, March 28, 4th year of Reiwa .
    Please note that this content is subject to change due to changes in circumstances such as the spread of new coronavirus infections in the future.

For businesses → About opening a store in a private land

(1) For industries that do not require a business license under the Food Sanitation Law, kitchen cars and existing stores that have a business license under the Food Sanitation Law, opening stores in private areas is not restricted within the scope of the license. ..
(2) For temporary business at temporary stores (so-called restaurant stalls) that you apply for at the time of the event, please obtain a store opening permit from the health center in accordance with the standards stipulated by the Food Sanitation Law.
(3) However, in both (1) and (2), temporary stores cannot be opened as before in places restricted by other laws and regulations, such as the traditional building group preservation area and its adjacent areas.
(4) It is the responsibility of each store owner to take necessary measures against infectious diseases, such as registering with the Akita Prefectural New Corona Relief System (LINE) and posting a QR code, taking measures in accordance with the infection spread prevention guidelines for each industry . please.

Contact information

Kakunodate Tourism Event Executive Committee (Semboku City Tourism Division) Phone: 0187-43-3352


For other information on flowers in Semboku City, please see "Akita Flower Travelogue" ⇊

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