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Community Events - October 2018

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The month of October includes nine local and regional events offering attendees opportunities to continue building partnerships among their Japanese neighbors.

Hirosaki Chrysanthemum festival
Located at the Hirosaki Castle Botanical Garden (Hirosaki Park) from Oct 19-Nov 11
40.607009, 140.464589

Misawa Halloween Festival
Located on the Misawa main street Oct 20, 1100-1700
40.685235, 141.364907

Tsugaru Fukaura Salmon and Beef Festival
Oct 20, 1000-1600/Oct 21, 1000-1500
40.643337, 139.929199

Higashidori shin soba festival
This event offers visitors to try Soba from different Soba places in the village and not Soba from different villages.
Oct 6-7
41.282516, 141.332030

Kuraishi beef festival
Oct. 6- 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
An autumn event celebrating harvest season with local produce sales as well as Kuraishi beef.
40.506322, 141.275809


Ichinoseki Hiraizumi balloon festival
This festival includes hot air balloon contests and displays on Oct. 19-21, in Iwate prefecture.
38.934868, 141.126520

[Editor's note: Links to event pages does not constitute endorsement by Misawa Air Base or the United States Air Force]