Festivals and Events
The Festivals of Tohoku
Far and by none, the best opportunity to experience the centuries of rich cultural heritage of Yamagata is through the many vibrant festivals held throughout the year.
Often unknown beyond their local communities, we at the Hidden Japan would like to extend an invitation for you to experience the passion and beauty of Yamagata's local communities.
The Kizuna Festival
A collaboration of all the major festivals of the Tohoku Region in one incredible event.
The Hanagasa Festival
Experience Yamagata City's iconic folksong and dance as the city comes alive for two nights.