Samurai AKITA - Tazawako Kakunodate TRAVEL GUIDE



Lake Tazawa/Ryujin Festival


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We will be holding the " Tazawako Ryujin Festival" based on the legend of Princess Tatsuko and Hachiro Taro related to Lake Tazawa!
In addition to a variety of stages and talk shows, there will be plenty of fun events such as a gourmet corner with a kitchen truck.
Additionally, the Lake Tazawa Fireworks will decorate the night sky and surface of Tazawako.

Tatsuko Festival

Saturday, July 15th from 10am

A graveside ritual will be held at Tatsuko's birthplace (inside the hospital) to introduce this year's Tatsuko role.

Safety prayer festival/marriage prayer

Saturday, July 15th from 2pm

A prayer festival will be held at the event plaza to pray for the continued safety of the lake, good luck in marriage, and a happy family.

Setting up the dragon body

The head of a dragon body, said to be one of the largest in Japan, will be installed in the event plaza.

Installation period: July 15th (Sat) to 31st (Mon)

★Event on Saturday, July 29th

◆Gourmet plaza with kitchen cars

Store opening period: Saturday, July 29th from 11:00 to 21:00

◆Event schedule

12:00-12:30 Kakunodate Elementary School Brass Band Club Dream Harmony
12:45-13:15 Cami Soul Brothers
13:30-14:00 Nihonmin Akita Tazawako
14:05-14:20 Rock-paper-scissors competition with Vicky
14:30-15:30 Ryusou Challenge
16:00-17:00 Fukai story
17:30-18:00 Maya Mizoguchi (starRo)
18:30-19:00 Creative Japanese Drum Katsura Gumi
19:30~ 0000000 Dragon Tonagashi
After the fireworks ~ Night stage: Maya Mizoguchi (starRo)

◆Tazawa Lake Fireworks Scheduled from 20:00


Tazawako event plaza

◆Sponsored by

Lake Tazawa/Ryujin Festival Executive Committee (Tazawako/ Kakunodate Tourism Association Tazawako Branch)


Car: About 60 minutes from Morioka IC

Public transportation: Take the Ugo Kotsu bus “Tazawako Round Line,” “Nyuto Line,” “(Express) Tamagawa Line,” and “Komagatake Line.”

Approximately 12 minutes from Tazawako bus stop

◆Contact information

Semboku City Tazawako Tourist Information Center “Folake” Phone: 0187-43-2111


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