Hirosaki Neputa Festival Information

Hirosaki Neputa Festival 

You can download the fryer below.

Festival Period:2019.8/1 (Thurs) ~8/7 (Wed)
8/1~4Dotemachi Course7:00 pm Start
8/5・6         Ekimae Course7:00 pm Start
8/7Nanuka-bi (Final Day)
Dotemachi Nanukabi Course
10:00 am Start
(will be finished
around 12:00 pm)       


Dotemachi Course
Ekimae Course
Nanukabi (Final Day) Course (8/7)

※You can download above PDF File.

Traffic Restrictions Information

8/1~4(Dotemachi)6:30 pm~10:00 pm
8/5・6(Ekimae)6:30 pm~10:00 pm
8/7(Dotemachi)9:30 am~11:30 am

※8/1~4 (Dotemachi) inaccessible to unauthorized vehicles from 5:30 PM.

The restricted area will be inaccessible to unauthorized vehicles.
Heavy traffic congestion is expected around the area. Visitors are encouraged to use public transportation for smooth traffic flow. The schedule is subject to change.

Reserved Seats Information
Spectators are free to enjoy Hirosaki Neputa Festival at any points along the parade route. Yet, seats are available, too!  You can purchase the tickets from 2019. 7/1 (Mon) to 7/21 (Sun).  


※Please see seat map (PDF) above. Dotemachi Seat Map (Left)  & Ekimae Seat Map (Right) 

【Dotemachi Course (8/1 ~ 4)】Sakura O-dori Reserved Seats
※Children who'd like to sit this seats, they must purchase a ticket. 

【Ekimae Course (8/5・6)】 Ekimae Reserved Seats
※Children who'd like to sit in these seats must purchase a ticket. 

【Place to Purchase】
Hirosaki Municipal Tourist Center : 9:00 am~6:00 pm
Hirosaki Muchinaka Information Center:9:00 am~9:00 pm


※The tickets will start to be sold in 7/1!
※It will be finished when it is sold out.
※You can NOT make a reservations by phone.
※In case of rain, the festival will be called off. Final decision to cancel the festival will be made 5:00 pm.
※This ticket is only valid on the date on which it was purchased.
※If the festival is called off, the ticket that you purchased can NOT be used in different day.