Iiyama Kamakura Snow Village Resturant
Late January ~ Late February
At the Iiyama Kamakura Snow Hut Village, you can enjoy dining on Noroshi Nabe inside a kamakura (snow hut)! A warm hotpot dish, Noroshi Nabe is a special blend of local vegetables, mushrooms, miyuki pork and potato balls. Try out this unique experience of sitting on seats made from ice and dining inside a snow hut!
Hirosaki Castle Snow Sakura Illumination
Evenings of December ~ February
Famed as a sakura spot, Hirosaki Castle Park houses thousands of cherry blossom trees which get blanketed in snow during winter. For every night in December to February, the area around the Otemon Exit is illuminated, making the snow-covered trees look like sakura is blooming in winter!
Sendai Pageant of Starlight
The Zelkova trees lining Jozenjidori and Aobadori are covered with 600,000 lights, creating a fantasy-like walkway.
Aomori Lights & Paper Pageant
Late November ~ early February
Brightening up the dark and cold winter, the Aomori Lights & Paper Pageant features colorful lanterns and small snowmen lining the streets, each meticulously handmade by local citizens for the visitors to enjoy.