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Hachinohe Event Information

January

None

February

  • Hachinohe Enburi Festival (February 17-20)

March

  • Tatehana Wharf Morning Market starts (Second Sunday in March)

April

  • Kabushima Festival (Third Saturday & Sunday in April *Saturday is opening night)
  • Hachinohe Park Spring Festival (Late April–early May)

May

  • Hachinohe Umineko National Marathon
  • Horyo Kagura Folk Dance Festival (Second Sunday in May *The previous Saturday is opening night)
  • Hachinohe Nanbushi Teien Garden spring opening (Late May)

June

  • Shimamori Spring Festival (First Sunday in June)

July

  • Shinmei-gu Shrine Chinowa Festival (July 1 *June 30 is opening night)
  • Mishima-jinja Shrine annual spring festival (July 6-7)
  • Tanesashi Kaigan Tourism Festival (Second Sunday in July)
  • Hachinohe Tanabata Festival (Mid-July)
  • Hachinohe Sansha Taisai Festival (July 31-August 4)
  • Nango Summer Jazz Festival (A Saturday in late July)

August

  • Hachinohe Sansha Taisai Festival (August 1-August 4 *July 31 is opening night, August 4 is closing night)
  • Kagami-style Dakyu Tournament (August 2)
  • Hachinohe Fireworks Display (A Sunday in mid-August)
  • Buckwheat & Sunflower Viewing Week (Mid-August)

September

  • Kushihiki Hachiman-gu Shrine Autumn Festival

October

  • Nejo Castle Historical Site Festival (Early October)
  • Jomon Pot Festival (Mid-October)
  • Hachinohe Chrystanthemum Festival (Late October)
  • Hachinohe Nanbushi Teien Garden autumn opening (Late October)
  • Nango New Soba Festival (Late October)

November

  • Hacchi-ichi (Late November)

December

  • Kabushima Countdown Festival (December 31)