Hirosaki Tourist Information


Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival

2021poster Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival 2021


Hirosaki Park
・Take a 100-yen Dotemachi Loop Bus
 Get off at Shiyakusho-mae (In front of City Hall)
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Opening Ceremony
2020. 2/10 (Wed) 7:00 PM~
※Inside of the Hirosaki Park

Snow Lanterns
about 150 snow statue

Mini Igloo
Nishino Kuruwa (around Lotus Pond) about 300 snow statue

Food Stalls
Shino maru (area) about 20 stalls

9:00 AM~9:00 PM
※The first day of the festival 5:00 PM~

Park Sovenir Shop
Shino maru (Yoshita bashi Bridge)
9:00 AM~9:00 PM
※The first day of the festival 5:00 PM~

Snow Statue Light up at night
4:30 PM ~9:00 PM

Big Snow Statue

2021 Theme「Hirosaki Museum of Contemporary Art」

Hirosaki Museum of Contemporary Art

Projection Mapping on Big Snow Statue 2020 2019

During the festival

Tsugaru-Nishiki-e Cloister

Tsugaru-Nishiki-e Cloister started in 2011 as a part of the 400th Anniversary of the construction of Hirosaki Castle, and has been continued every year since.
This cloister exhibits Kagami-e (Front) and Miokuri-e(Back),
that are a part of Neputa festivities of the year. The cloister is lit up at night.

In front of Ninomaru amusement park, Hirosaki Park

Hirosaki Snow-lit Paths

Hirosaki snow-lit paths will be set up.
The main site is the Kita-no-kuruwa of Hirosaki Park.

Hirosaki Park (Kita-no-Kuruwa)
5:00 PM~9:00 PM

Children's Playground

Big and middle sized snow slide
Snow play is geared for kids of all ages!
Children who visit Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival can experience the thrill of inner tubing
and sledding down snow packed slopes.
It will be fun!



Winter Cherry Blossom Light Up Fuyunisakusakura

2019.12/1 (Sun)~2020.2/29(Sat)

Winter Cherry Blossom Light Up
Japanese only

Michinoku Godai Snow Festival Michinoku Godai Snow Festival

"Michinoku Godai Snow Festival" represents five snow festivals of northern Tohoku area.
They are "Hachinohe Enburi"(Hachinohe city, Aomori Pref.),
"Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival"(Hirosaki city, Aomori Pref.),
"Iwate Snow Festival"(Shizukuishi town, Iwate Pref.),
"Namahage Sedo Festival"(Oga city, Akita Pref.),
and "Yokote kamakura"(Yokote city, Akita Pref.).

Snow Festival Promotion Council of Northern 5 Regions