Nikaho festivals

The following is a currently incomplete list of all the festivals that take place throughout the year in Nikaho. The dates have all been sourced from different websites so please double check before attending them.

January

  • Sakenomi Uranai (酒飲み占い)
    Where: Suwajinja (諏訪神社), Kisakata
    When: 1st
  • Mandachi Mochi Uranai (まんだらモチ占い)
    Where: Kinhoujinja(金峰神社), Kisakata
    When: 7th
  • Amanohagi (アマノハギ)
    Where: Homes around Kisakata
    When: 10th
  • Shirase Chuui wo shinobu Tsudoi (白瀬中尉を偲ぶ集い)
    Where: Konoura
    When: 28th
  • Nikaho Snow Festival (にかほ雪まつり)
    Where: Habayama Ski Area (巾山スキ―場)
    When: End of month
  • Shirase Cup Dog Show (白瀬カップ全国犬ぞり大会)
    Where: Konoura & Kisakata
    When: Last Saturday and Sunday

February

  • Fish Hanging Festival (掛魚まつり)
    Where: Nikaho
    When: February 4th (First day of Spring)
  • ?? (あつあつおらほの鍋自慢)
    Where: Kisakata roadside station
    When: Middle of month

March

April

  • Sakura Festival (桜まつり)
    Where: 勢至公園
    When: Start to middle of month

May

  • Konoura ancient Shinto music and dancing (金浦神楽)
    Where: Konoura
    When: 2ndSaturday & Sunday

June

  • ??? dance (延年チョウクライロ舞)
    Where: Kisakata
    When: 2ndSaturday

July

  • Triathlon Race (トライアスロン)
    Where: Begins at Kisakata beach
    When: 3rd Sunday
  • Seafood Festival (海の幸まつり)
    Where: Kisakata
    When: Last Saturday

August

  • ??? Festival (西施まつり)
    Where: Kisakata
    When: August 1st
  • National Haiku Convention (全国俳句大会)
    Where: Kisakata
    When: August 1st
  • ??? (盆小屋行事)
    Where: Kisakata
    When: August 12th
  • Nikaho Summer Festival (にかほ夏祭り)
    Where:
    When: August 14th
  • Konoura ... Festival (金浦湾頭祭り)
    Where: Konoura
    When: August 15th

September

  • Kakashi Festival (かかし祭り)
    Where:
    When:

October

  • Akita seedling exchange convention (秋田県種苗交換会)
    Where:
    When:

November

December

  • Hatahata Festival (ハタハタ祭り)
    Where:
    When:

Date unknown

  • ?? (日本海に響け!太鼓の祭典)
    Where:
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  • ?? (南極フェア)
    Where:
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  • Sea of Japan Firework Festival (日本海花火フェスティバル)
    Where: Kisakata
    When:
  • ??? (きさかた「港」海の幸まつり)
    Where: Kisakata roadside station
    When: July or August?
  • ??? (木の色で絵を作るアート展)
    Where:
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  • Fried egg championship convention (卵焼き選手権大会)
    Where:
    When: Kisakata roadside station

See also