December in Aomori means lots of light displays and Christmas events. You can find everything from giant Christmas trees to gospel choirs to Santa Claus himself. Many of the events in Aomori are small and ongoing, but there are a few special events and festivals happening as well. And if pretty lights and men with white … Continue reading
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Fall Foliage in Aomori （青森の紅葉）
Fall colors are almost here! So I thought I’d send out a quick list of some popular spots to go ‘leafing’ and how to find out the best time to go. All of the sights are beautiful during the day, but several of them are also worth visiting at night, when they will be lighted … Continue reading
September Events in Aomori
Wow, I really hope it starts to cool down soon. There are a bunch of fall festivals happening in just a few weeks, but it doesn’t feel anything like fall yet. Anyway, lots of cool things are happening in September like air shows, festivals, parades, and cabin parties.
June Events June is full of excitement from rituals to protect the rice from bugs to a celebration of America. There is really a lot happening this month so have a lot of fun and don’t forget Father’s Day on the 17th!
Now that the Cherry Blossom festivals have ended, it’s time to talk about the rest of May here in Aomori. With so much going on during Golden week the next three weeks seem low key in comparison, but there are still fun things happening. We’ve got dancing, singing, and more flower festivals happening through May, so keep … Continue reading
April Events – Courtesy of Jeff Howick! It seems that spring is scheduled to arrive this month, because there are tons of cherry blossom festivals scheduled to begin at the end of April. Although it’s difficult to imagine everything will be blooming in just a few weeks, everyone assures me that it will happen. So … Continue reading