Samurai AKITA - Tazawako Kakunodate TRAVEL GUIDE



Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival 2023

角館の桜まつり 2023


April 20th (Thursday) - May 5th (Friday/holiday)
Pre-event from Saturday, April 15th

*Depending on the scattering situation, it is assumed that major events will end early.
*Due to the influence of infectious diseases such as the new coronavirus, the schedule may change.

Event details

*There is a change in the contents due to the forecast that the flowering will be earlier.

▶Lighting up the cherry
blossoms at night Bukeyashiki-dori (LED lighting): Open all day during the period from 17:30 to 22:00
April 15th (Sat) - May 5th (Sun) *There is a possibility of extension
Hinokinai River bank (light bulb) held all day during the period Around 17:30 to 24:00 Saturday, April 15th to Sunday, April 30th
Hinokinai River Embankment Yokocho Bridge downstream (LED light up) Held all day during period 17:30-24:00
Saturday, April 15th to Sunday, April 30th

▶Eating and drinking stall opening
From Saturday, April 15th, all day from 10:00 to 22:00 Sakura Namiki No. 2 Parking Lot (Festival Square)
*Depending on the falling cherry blossoms, it may close early.

▶ Opening ceremony
April 20 (Thursday) 9:30-April 15 (Sat) 9:30-
Sakura Namiki No. 2 Parking Lot (Festival Plaza) Special Stage

▶ Light-up lighting ceremony "Sakura FLASH" with fireworks Thursday, April 20, 19:00-April 15th (Sat) 19:00~
Bukeyashiki Pocket Park

▶ Oyamabayashi Stage Date : April 15th (Sat), 16th (Sun) , 22nd (Sat), 23rd (Sun), 29th (Sat), 30th (Sun)
Place : Sakura Namiki No. 2 Parking Lot (Festival Square) Special Stage

▶Temporary Police Box/Temporary Tourist Information Center Date : April 15 (Sat) - May 5 (Fri/holiday)
Location : Sakura Namiki Parking Lot *May close early depending on how the cherry blossoms fall.

  • *The above event information is current as of March 30. The content will be updated from time to time.
    *Event contents may change due to the influence of infectious diseases such as the new coronavirus.

Traffic regulation information (planned)

▶Bukeyashiki-dori Contents : Pedestrian paradise (vehicles prohibited)
Date :April 22nd (Sat), 23rd (Sun), 29th (Wed/Holiday), 30th (Thurs/Holiday)
May 3 (Wednesday/Holiday), 4th (Thurs/Holiday), 5th (Fri/Holiday)
April 15 (Sat), 16 (Sun), 22 (Sat), 23 (Sun)
29th (Sat/Holiday), 30th (Sun)

Regulation time : 10:00-16:00

▶Right Bank of Hinokinai River (Kojo Bridge ⇔ Yokocho Bridge)
Details : Vehicle entry prohibited dates :April 22nd (Sat), 23rd (Sun), 29th (Wed/Holiday), 30th (Thurs/Holiday)
May 3 (Wednesday/Holiday), 4th (Thurs/Holiday), 5th (Fri/Holiday)
April 15 (Sat), 16 (Sun), 22 (Sat), 23 (Sun)
29th (Sat/Holiday), 30th (Sun)

Regulation time : 10:00-16:00

▶ Uchikawa Bridge ⇔ Ochiai Sports Park Contents : Vehicles closed (parking prohibited)
Date : April 20th (Thursday) to May 5th (Friday/holiday)
Regulation time : 10:00-16:00

About parking lot

▶ Sakura-Namiki Paking lot
Business days : Open every day during the period Business hours : April 15 (Sat)-April 30 (Sun) 8:30-16:30 (Priority for large buses)
Parking available until 22:00 from April 15 (Sat) to April 28 (Fri) (large buses and regular cars mixed)
May 1 (Mon) - May 7 (Sun) 8:30-16:30
Price : Regular car ¥500
Medium-sized car ¥1,000
Large car ¥2,000
* The entrance and exit will be closed outside business hours.

▶Bukeyashiki-dori Temporary Parking Lot (Former Kakudaka Ground Temporary Parking Lot)
Business days :Friday, April 14th ~ May 7 (Sun) * Open from April 11 Business hours : April 14 (Fri) ~ April 30 (Sun) 7:30 ~ 16:30
Saturday, April 15th to Monday, April 17thFriday, April 28th Parking is possible until 22:00 *The nighttime business from 16:30 to 22:00, which was scheduled until April 28 (Friday),
It ended on April 17th (Monday), so please use the Sakura-Namiki Paking lot.

May 1 (Mon) - May 7 (Sun) 7:30-16:30
Price : Regular car ¥500

▶Other free temporary parking lots Kakunodate Higashi Community Kakunodate, Ochiai Sports Park, JA Akita Obako Kakunodate General Branch (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)
* Details of the nighttime operation of the temporary parking lot on Bukeyashiki Street will be updated as needed.

Hinokinai River/Tamagawa Riverbed (Kojo Bridge to Ochiai River Park) Use of the riverbed

・There are no entry restrictions.
・We do not regulate eating and drinking.
・Please use with safety in mind.
・Please refrain from direct fire.

● About temporary toilets
In addition to the permanent toilets in the city, we plan to install temporary toilets at the following locations during the cherry blossom festival.
・Inside the Sakura Namiki Parking Lot ・Inside the JA Akita Obako Kakunodate General Branch Parking Lot

We will post flyers for "Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival 2023" as soon as they become available.

Please cooperate with measures against new coronavirus infections such as hand washing, gargling, hand disinfection, social distancing, and avoidance of the three Cs.

For details, please visit the official website of Semboku City ▼
"Event Information" "Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival (2023)"
Semboku City"Akita Flower Travelogue" live distribution scheduled

Contact information

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

The skunk cabbage of Tazawako Thashimaki, the katakuri of Nishikimachi, and the cherry blossoms of Kakunodate are being updated in "Akita Flower Travelogue" .

Event information