10 minute walk from the hotel.
The park is known as one of the top 100 places in Japan for viewing cherry blossoms in April.
One of the biggest summer festivals in Akita.
You will be amazed to see performers skillfully managing to balance and carry a long bamboo pole called Kanto with a lot of paper lanterns that represent straw bags of rice hanging from it.
The festival is held in Yokote City, Akita on February 15 and 16 every year. It features approximately 100 snow dome houses called Kamakura built in various places in the city.
This is the greatest fireworks tournament in Japan. The best pyrotechnic artists from all over the country gather in Akita to compete in August every year.