GUNMA Tourist Guide of Gunma Prefecture

Event calendar [ spring ]

Ume (Japanese Apricot) FlowerHina Festival
Adonis, Dogtooth Violet, MizubashoCherry Blossom
DaffodilKoinobori (Carp Streamers)
Shibazakura (Moss Phlox)Other Flowers
Other Events 

Ume (Japanese Apricot) Flower

  • Akima Ume Garden Festival

    About 35,000 trees of Ume (Japanese plum) with red and white colors bloom spreading over the large hilly area of about 50 ha. During the festival, various events including photo shoots of models, Japanese drum performance, pounding mochi (rice cake) and so on will be organized.

    Saturday, February 17 through Late March, 2018
    Blooming Festival: Saturday, March 3, 2018, beginning at 10:00 AM
    Akima Ume Garden (Nishikamiakima, Annaka-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 20 minutes by car from Matsuida-Myogi IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway
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  • Haruna Ume Blossom Festival

    Enjoyable events such as blowing the seed of ume, free distribution of ume dishes, bingo game, stage performances and so on are held at Ecole. Also, beautiful flowers of ume of about 70,000 trees are in full bloom during March.

    Sunday, March 18, 2018
    Flowering Time of Ume: Early – Late March
    Beginning from 9:30 AM
    Haruna Cultural Center “Ecole” (1072-1 Kamisatomi-machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 45 minutes by car from Takasaki IC or Maebashi IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Misato Ume Blossom Festival

    About 100,000 ume trees are planted on the hill where has a panoramic view of Kanto Plain. When they are in bloom, the entire area is covered with pure white flower and flagrance of ume as you can enjoy a special moment there.

    Early – Late March, 2018
    Misato Ume Garden (Tomioka and other, Misato-machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 30 minutes by car from Maebashi IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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Hina Festival

  • Maya Hime Festival

    Shima Onsen has a legend of “Maya Hime” and the god of matchmaking Maya Fudo. The Maya Hime Festival allows visitors to enjoy handmade hanging hina and hina dolls at 27 old-style Japanese ryokan and stores.

    Thursday, February 15 through Thursday, March 15, 2018
    28 ryokans and stores in Shima Onsen Google Map
    About 40 minutes by bus from Nakanojo Station on JR Agatsuma Line
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  • Oigami Onsen Surprising Hina Doll Display

    This event will feature over 4,500 hina dolls on display, including an 18-meter wide, 3.8-meter tall special hina stand.

    Saturday, February 17 through Thursday, March 8, Monday, March 12 through Sunday, April 1, 2018
    9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Numata City Tone Tourist Hall, participating inns at Oigami Onsen, Nango Magariya and other locations (607-1 Oigami, Tone-machi, Numata-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 40 minutes by bus from Numata Station on JR Joetsu Line
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  • Stone Steps Hina Festival

    This festival is annually held to celebrate the Doll’s Festival at Ikaho Onsen. Pre-school children with beautiful Hina costumes and light make-up line on the special tiered doll stand which utilized the stone steps covered with scarlet felt mat.

    Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4, 2018
    Stone Steps in Ikaho Onsen (Ikaho, Ikaho-machi, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 25 minutes by car from Shibukawa-Ikaho IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Takumi no Sato Hanging Hina Dolls Tour

    Locating "Kaori no Ie (House of Fregrance)" as the main site, display of hanging hina dolls made by each workshop houses in Takumi no Sato and various kinds of events are held. There are also plans this year to hold an event where guests who collect stamps from each event area can win a prize.

    Thursday, March 1 through Sunday, April 1, 2018
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (March 1 - 20), 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (March 21 - April 1), Event: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Takumi no Sato (847 Sugawa, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma)Google Map
    About 20 minutes by car from Tsukiyono IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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Adonis, Dogtooth Violet, Mizubasho

  • Abuda Adonis Festival

    At a mountain village, adonis and about 1,000 ume trees with years of utmost care by local people bloom beautifully.

    Saturday, March 3, 2018
    Flowering Time (Adonis): Mid-February – Late March
    (Ume): Early – Late March
    Opening Period: Mid-February through Sunday, March 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Abuda Fukujusou no Sato (2950 Nakaosaka, Shimonita-machi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 20 minutes by car from Shimonita IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway
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  • Dogtooth Violet and Cherry Blossom Festival

    “Iwajuku no Sato” is known for Iwajuku ruins and also for dogtooth violet growing in colonies which is one of the famous area in Kanto Region. Purple flowers bloom on the hilly area of Mt. Inari. Also, cherry blossoms at the bank of a marsh nearby can be enjoyed from early April, right after the flowering time of dogtooth violet and are lit up in nighttime.

    Saturday, March 24 through Sunday, April 1, 2018
    Iwajuku no Sato (Iwajuku, Azami, Kasakake-cho, Midori-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 15 minutes on foot from Iwajuku Station on JR Ryomo Line or about 15 minutes by car from Ota-Yabuzuka IC of Kita-Kanto Expressway
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  • Mizubasho Forest

    About 15,000 mizubasho, or Asian skunk-cabbage, bloom from mid-April to early May.

    Mid-April to early May
    Koshimoto, Katashina-mura, Tone-gun, GunmaGoogle Map
    About 1 hour from the Kan-Etsu Expressway Numata IC
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Cherry Blossom

  • Tatebayashi Cherry Blossom Festival

    About 650 cherry trees in total of 4 places in Tatebayashi City are in bloom. Combination of cherry blossoms with carp streamers which are raised during the same period in daytime and fantastic scenery of flower which are lit up by paper lanterns in nighttime can be enjoyed.

    Sunday, March 25 through Sunday, April 8, 2018
    Banks of Tsuruuda River and other places (Hanayama-cho and other, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 10 minutes by car from Tatebayashi IC of Tohoku Expressway
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  • Kezoji Park Flower Festival

    1,000 Yoshino cherry trees will be in bloom during late March to early April and about 5,000 azaleas with 30 varieties including Kirishima azalea will be in bloom during mid-April to mid-May.

    Sunday, April 1 through Sunday, May 20, 2018
    Kezoji Park (1 Kezoji-machi, Isesaki-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 10 minutes by car from Isesaki IC of Kita-Kanto Expressway
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  • Yase River

    Every year in early April, visitors can admire beautiful cherry blossoms along the Yase River Sakura-dori that runs through the center of Ota. The image of blossoms in full bloom on both sides of the river reflected in the water is a must-see.

    Early April
    Near Yase River (Honcho, Ota-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 20 minutes on foot from Ota Station on the Tobu-Isesaki Line
    About 20 minutes by car from the Kita-Kanto Expressway Ota-Kiryu IC
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  • Byakue Dai-Kannon

    3,000 cherry trees are in full bloom surrounding Byakue Dai-Kannon, the symbol of Takasaki City. Cherry blossoms which are lit up in nighttime is also a sight to see.

    Early April
    Ishihara-machi and other places, Takasaki-shi, GunmaGoogle Map
    About 20 minutes by bus from JR Takasaki Station or about 20 minutes by car from Takasaki IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Tomioka Silk Mill Cherry Blossom Viewing

    Over 50-year-old cherry trees at Tomioka Silk Mill blooms beautifully in spring. Light-up is also organized during the blooming season.

    Saturday, April 7 and 9, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Illumination Period: Sunday, April 1 through Sunday, April 8, 2018
    Time for the illumination: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Depends on blooming condition)
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM,
    Time for the illumination: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (Depends on blooming condition)
    Tomioka Silk Mill (1-1 Tomioka, Tomioka-Shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 15 minutes on foot from Joshu-Tomioka Station on Joshin Dentetsu
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  • Castle Town Obata Cherry Blossom Festival with Warrior Procession

    It is a festival with the heroic parade of citizens with costume of samurai warrior in the Warring States Period amid cherry blossoms in full bloom.

    Sunday, April 8, 2018
    Beginning from 10:00 AM
    Obata, Kanra-machi, Kanra-gun, GunmaGoogle Map
    About 10 minutes by car from Tomioka IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway
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  • Cherry Blossom at Shikishima Park

    From early April cherry blossoms including Yoshino and weeping cherry bloom and you can enjoy its contrast with pine grove within the park. The park also holds ponds for boat riding and fishing where you can admire cherry blossoms reflecting on the surface. Weeping cherries are lit up when they are in bloom.

    Early – Mid-April
    66 Shikishima-cho, Maebashi-shi, GunmaGoogle Map
    About 20 minutes by car from Maebashi IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway or about 15 minutes by bus from Maebashi Station on JR Ryomo Line
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  • Akagi Nanmen Senbonzakura Festival

    It boasts a 1.3 km road lined with a row of cherry trees that has been counted as one of the 100 famous places for cherry blossom in Japan.. “Miyagi Senbonzakura no Mori” has recently made nearby with charming carpet of moss phlox which create splendid scenery in company with cherry blossoms.

    Saturday, April 7 through Sunday, April 22, 2018
    Akagi Nanmen Senbonzakura (Naegashima-machi, Maebashi-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 30 minutes by car from Isesaki IC of Kita-Kanto Expressway
    About 50 minutes by bus from the Maebashi Station on the JR Ryomo Line
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  • Shibukawa City Comprehensive Park Cherry Blossom Light-up

    For the park is located higher than the city town, cherry blossom can be enjoyed in slightly later season. The park boasts 3,000 cherry trees including 1,500 Yoshino cherry trees. They will be lit up in nighttime.

    Thursday, April 12 through Saturday, April 28, 2018
    Cherry Blossom Festival: Saturday, April 14, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Shibukawa City Comprehensive Park (4230 Shibukawa, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 20 minutes by car from Shibukawa-Ikaho IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Numata Park Cherry Blossom Festival

    1,500 paper lanterns are lighted at Numata park where boasts about 210 cherry trees. Bell tower and “Goten-zakura” which age is said to be over 400 years are beautifully lit up toward evening.

    Sunday, April 15, 2018
    Flowering Time: Late March through late April
    Illumination: Wednesday, March 28 through Thursday, April 19, 2018
    10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    Numata Park (594 Nishikurauchi-machi, Numata-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 20 minutes on foot from Numata Station on JR Joetsu Line or about 10 minutes by car from Numata IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Cherry Blossom in Mt. Myogisan

    It is a spot for cherry blossom viewing utilizing the hilly area at the foot of Mt. Myogisan. It boasts over 5,000 cherry trees with about 45 varieties including Yoshino and double cherry blossom. You can enjoy beautiful cherry blossoms for about a month since each variety has slightly different flowering time.

    Flowering Time: Mid-April – Early May
    Date of the Event: Sunday, April 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Sakura no Sato (1258 Kamiosaka, Shimonita-machi, Kanra-gun, Gunma)Google Map
    About 20 minutes by car from Matsuida-Myogi IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway
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  • Shiroijuku Double Cherry Blossom Festival

    At the festival, various events can be enjoyed: the warrior procession by citizen with the costume of samurai in the Warring States Period, “Rokusai-ichi”, the market selling local agricultural products and “Haiku Gathering of Yayoi” and so on.

    Sunday, April 22, 2018
    Flowering Time: Late April – Early May
    Around Shiroijuku in Shibukawa City (Shiroi, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 15 minutes by car from Shibukawa-Ikaho IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Mihara cherry tree row

    Around 260 cherry trees bloom along the Agatsuma River in front of Manza-Kazawaguchi Station from mid to late April. There is also special lighting at night while the blossoms are in bloom.

    Blooming Season: Mid to Late April
    Mihara, Tsumagoi-mura, Agatsuma-gun, GunmaGoogle Map
    Right outside Manza-Kazawaguchi Station on the JR Agatsuma Line
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  • Tenno-zakura

    Tenno-zakura, 300-year-old wild cherry tree, measures over 5 meters in girth and still holds beautiful blossoms every year. It is lit up during the blooming season and visitors can enjoy a fantactic scenery.

    Blooming Season: Late April - Early May
    Hariyama, Katashina-mura, Tone-gun, GunmaGoogle Map
    About 60 minutes by car from Numata Station on JR Joetsu Line
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Daffodil

  • Daffodil Festival

    Higashiagatsuma Town is one of Japan’s leading producing area of daffodil. From Late March to Mid-April, you can see yellow color of daffodil across the town. At "Daffodhil Festival" held at Iwai Shinsui Park along Agatsuma River, Yellow flowers of Daffodhil, with pink blossoms of cherry trees along the river create the picturesque scenery.

    Scheduled on Saturday, April 14, 2018
    Daffodil flowering Time: Late March – Mid-April
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Iwai Shinsui Park (Iwai, Higashiagatsuma-machi, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma)Google Map
    About 5 minutes by bus from Gunma-Haramachi Station on JR Agatsuma Line and about 15 minutes on foot from the bus stop
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  • Norn Minakami Flower Garden Daffodil Festival

    Norn Minakami where boast many skiers in winter changes into the flower garden in Spring! 1,000,000 daffodils with 70 varieties are in bloom with fresh flagrance covering the large garden. Splendid scenery of Mt. Tanigawadake also can be enjoyed from the peak.

    Saturday, April 21 through Sunday, May 20, 2018
    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Norn Minakami Flower Garden (479-139 Terama, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma)Google Map
    About 10 minutes by car from Minakami IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway or about 20 minutes by free shuttle bus from the Minakami Station on the JR Joetsu Line
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Koinobori (Carp Streamers)

  • Koinobori Carp Streamer Village Festival

    About 5,000 koinobori (carp streamers) are raised in 5 Places including Tsuruuda River in the city.

    Sunday, March 25 - Sunday, May 6, 2018
    Both Banks of Tsuruuda River and Other Places (Hanayana-cho and other, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 20 minutes on foot from Tatebayashi Station on Tobu Railway Isesaki Line or about 15 minutes by car from Tatebayashi IC of Tohoku Expressway
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  • Kanra Town Koinobori Carp Streamer Village

    Around 400 koinobori carp streamers will be hung between the mountains in the Akihata-Nasu area of Kanra, chosen as one of the 100 scenic villages of Japan.

    Sunday, April 15 through Sunday, May 13, 2018
    Oaza Akihata, Kanra-machi, Kanra-gun, GunmaGoogle Map
    About 25 minutes by car from the Joshin-Etsu Expressway Tomioka IC
    About 30 minutes by taxi from the Joshu-Fukushima Station on the Joshin Dentetsu
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  • Takeyama Festival

    This is one of Nakanojo’s traditional events in spring held on 5 May which is the same time with the festival of Chikato Shrine nearby. About 100 Koinobori (carp streamers) are raised up on the wire stretched from halfway up Mt. Take.

    Raising Period of Koinobori: Mid-April – Early May
    Date of the Festival: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Roadside Station “Takeyama” (222-1 Gotanda, Nakanojo-machi, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma)Google Map
    About 40 minutes by car from Shibukawa-Ikaho IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Koinobori Carp Streamers Festival

    About 800 koinobori (carp streamers) are raised over Kanna River and various events are organized.

    Raising Period of Koinobori: Late April through Mid-May, 2018
    Date of the Event: Saturday through Monday and a holiday, April 28 - 30, Thursday and a holiday through Saturday and a holiday, May 3 - 5, 2018
    Riverbed of Kanna River (Mamba, Kanna-machi, Tano-gun, Gunma)Google Map
    About 50 minutes by car from Fujioka IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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Shibazakura (Moss Phlox)

  • Ota Moss Pink Festival 2018

    Moss phlox and nemophilas blooming in the large area of about 18 ha can be enjoyed.

    Thursday, April 5 through Sunday, May 6, 2018
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Hachiojiyama Park (Ota City Northern Athletic Park) (2079-3 Kamigodo-cho, Ota-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 10 minutes by car from Ota-Kiryu IC of Kita-Kanto Expressway
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  • Misato Moss Phlox Festival

    3 colors (red, white, and pink) of moss phlox were planted in line drawing vivid whorl and waviness as it is imagined the dress of Orihime.

    Tuesday, April 10 through Sunday, May 6, 2018
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Last entrance 3:30 PM)
    Takasaki City Misato Moss Phlox Park (1961 Yabara and other, Misato-machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 30 minutes by car from Maebashi IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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Other Flowers

  • Godo Station Hanamomo Peach Blossom Festival

    Three hundred hanamomo peach trees will bloom at Godo Station on the Watarase Keikoku Railway, creating a tunnel together with cherry blossoms to welcome trains.

    Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8, 2018
    Flowering Time: early to mid-April
    10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Godo Station on the Watarase Keikoku RailwayGoogle Map
    Use the Watarase Keikoku Railway
    Hanamomo-go
    A special train Hanamomo-go will leave from Kiryu Station at 10:31 AM for two days on April 7 and 8. Hanamomo-Go is a trolley car, but for these two days you can ride without a trolley pass (train ticket still required).
    Hanamomo-Go times: Departs Kiryu Station at 10:31 AM (Track No. 1), Aioi Station at 10:41 AM, Omama Station at 10:54 AM, Mizunuma Station at 11:16 AM, and arrives at Godo Station at 11:37 AM
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  • Sayado-Ohata Hanamomo Peach Blossom Festival

    Just 15 minutes’ walk from Hanawa Station is the Sayado-Ohata area where over a thousand weeping peach trees in full bloom line around 2 kilometers of the road.

    Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15, 2018
    10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Sayado-Ohata Hanamomo Highway (Azuma-cho, Midori-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    15 minutes on foot from Hanawa Station on the Watarase Keikoku Railway
    Note: A free shuttle bus runs from Hanawa Station to the event grounds.
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  • Tulip Festival

    About 150,000 tulips are in full bloom decorating the entire park beautifully.

    Saturday, April 7 through Monday and a holiday, April 30, 2018
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Gunma Flower Park (2471-7 Kashiwagura-machi, Maebashi-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 30 minutes by car from Maebashi IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Azalea Festival

    About 10,000 shrubs of azaleas with 50 varieties, including Yamatsutsuji which has over 800 years old and height of 5 m, are in bloom.

    Tuesday, April 10 through Thursday, May 10, 2018
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tsutsujigaoka Park (3128-5 Hanayama-cho, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 10 minutes by car from Tatebayashi IC of Tohoku Expressway or about 10 minutes by bus from Tatebayashi Station on Tobu Railway Isesaki Line
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  • Shorenji Peony Festival

    Shorenji Temple which holds a history as a branch castle of Shiroi Castle is now commonly known as “peony temple”. In its undulating Japanese garden, 1,500 shrubs of peony with about 90 varieties can be enjoyed.

    Late April – Early May
    Shorenji Temple (2160 Shibukawa, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 10 minutes by car from Shibukawa-Ikaho IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Taikeiji Peony Festival

    It is a temple which has a relation with Yoshisada Nitta who is a famous warrior in the Warring State Period. 3,500 shrubs of peony with about 90 varieties decorate the temple with their large flowers.

    Late April – Early May
    Taikeiji Temple (1000 Nittaone-cho, Ota-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 20 minutes by car from Isesaki IC of Kita-Kanto Expressway
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  • Fujioka Wisteria Festival

    Within the park, a 250 m-long wisteria trellis and Wisteria garden with 45 varieties are arranged. They are also lit up in nighttime.

    Saturday, April 21 - Sunday, May 6, 2018 Beginning at 9:00 AM
    Time for illumination: Sunset - 8:00 PM
    Fuji no Saku Oka, Fuji Fureai-kan (2690-7 Fujioka, Fujioka-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 10 minutes by car from Fujioka IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway
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  • Asama Plateau Rhododendron Festival

    Over 150,000 shrubs of rhododendron with large pink flower spread over at the foot of magnificent Mt. Asama-yama. There are hiking trails arranged within the park for to enjoy nature from fresh green to autumnal foliage.

    Friday, May 11 - Sunday, June 3, 2018
    9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Asama Plateau Rhododendron Park (Kambara, Tsumagoi-mura, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma)Google Map
    About 70 minutes by car from Usui-Karuizawa IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway
    Fees:
    300 yen (Junior high and older), free for elementary school students and younger
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  • Spring Rose Garden Festival

    During the flowering time of about 7,000 roses in the park, sale of rose grown in the city and other various kinds of events are organized.

    Saturday, May 19 through Sunday, June 10, 2018
    Rose Garden in Shikishima Park (262 Shikishima-cho, Maebashi-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 20 minutes by bus from Maebashi Station on JR Ryomo Line or about 15 minutes by car from Maebashi IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Rose Festival

    About 1,600 roses with 320 varieties are in bloom gorgeously in the park.

    Saturday, May 19 - Sunday, June 3, 2018
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Gunma Flower Park (2471-7 Kashiwagura-machi, Maebashi-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 30 minutes by car from Maebashi IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Nagamine Park

    Located on the way to Lake Harunako from Ikaho Onsen, Nagamine Park is home to clusters of blossoming yamatsutsuji azaleas from mid to late May on a typical year.

    Flowering Time of Azaleas: Mid-May through late May
    Near 991-20 Yunakago, Ikaho-machi, Shibukawa-shi, GunmaGoogle Map
    Take the Gunma Bus from Platform 2 at the Ikaho Bus Terminal headed for Harunako-onsen-yusuge for about 10 minutes. Get off at Nagamine-koen mae.
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  • Prefectural Ikaho Forest Park

    The Prefectural Ikaho Forest Park is a famous spot for azaleas and features a walking course. The flowers typically see their peak around late May.

    Azalea Flowering Time: Late May
    999-9 Ikaho-machi, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma (administrative building address)Google Map
    About 20 minutes on foot headed south from the Ikaho Ropeway Miharashi Station
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Other Events

  • Akagi Shrine Annual Festival Oigami Onsen “Daija Festival”

    After solemn ritual at Akagi Shrine, a large number of cheerful men and women carry the portable shrine in the shape of “Daija (giant serpent)” and parade through the town of Oigami Onsen.

    Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12, 2018
    Oigami Onsen (Oigami, Tone-machi, Numata-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    About 25 minutes by car from Numata IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
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  • Ansei Toashi (Samurai Marathon)

    With costumes full in unique idea, people run through the Kyu Nakasendo (one of old highways in the Edo Period) starting from Annaka Castle ruins to Kumano Shrine.

    Sunday, May 13, 2018
    From Annaka Castle ruins to Kumano Gongen Shrine at Usui Pass (Annaka-shi, Gunma)Google Map
    Annaka Castle ruins (Starting Point): About 30 minutes by car from Matsuida-Myogi IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway
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