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Events:Kanazawa Area


The Noto Peninsula is a treasure trove of festivals. In the summer and autumn, it seems like there is an exciting festival happening just about every week. Come see the famous Kiriko Festivals of the Noto!


  In Kanazawa, you can see the Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Festival in June, where warriors dressed in traditional armor parade down the streets of the city. You can also enjoy a light up of Kenrokuen Garden, one of Japan’s most famous gardens, in every season of the year.


  The Hakusan region features festivals where portable shrines are carried around to appease the gods as well as a popular snowman festival in the middle of the winter season.

Cherry Blossoms, Irises, Autumn Foliage and Yukitsuri of Kenrokuen Garden

Kenrokuen offers it's visitors various seasonal palettes including Sakura (Cherry blossoms), Kakitsubata (Wild Iris), Autumn Foliage and Yukitsuri*
*Yukitsuri is a traditional technique of suspending tree branches with ropes in order to protect them from heavy snow.

Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Festival

This Festival is one of the largest annual events of Ishikawa which includes a gorgeous and dazzling parade and various other events focusing on Kanazawa's unique traditions handed down for over 400 years.