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Photo spots

Gourmet

Hamanaka kelp

Contact:
Hokkaido Hamanaka Tourist Association

Kiritappu Higashi 4-jo 1-chome 35-1, Hamanaka, Akkeshi-gun

TEL (0153)62-2111
FAX (0153)62-2229
Events
Cherry Blossom Festival
Cherry Blossom Festival
Period: May 20 (Sat.) – 21 (Sun.)
This annual cherry-blossom viewing event is held at Hamanaka Sakura Park in late May, when the town's cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Since they bloom later than in most other parts of Japan, the event attracts large numbers of locals and tourists alike.
Hamanaka Umaimon Delicious Market
Hamanaka Umaimon Delicious Market
Period: July 8 (Sat.) – 9 (Sun.)
This event allows visitors to enjoy wetland flowers and local food at the same time. They will appreciate beautiful flowers in the Kiritappu Wetland and at the event venue enjoy seasonal seafood (e.g., Tokishirazu chum salmon, oysters) and local dishes offered at food stalls in tents.
*Details will be announced as soon as they become available.
Cape Kiritappu Festival
Cape Kiritappu Festival
Date: September 17 (Sun.)
This event featuring marine products is held in early September, when Akisake chum salmon, sauries and other fishes are in season. Many food sampling events are scheduled.
*Details will be announced as soon as they become available.
Lupin the Third Festival in Hamanaka Town
Lupin the Third Festival in Hamanaka Town
Period: September 16 (Sat.) – 17 (Sun.)
This festival featuring Lupin the Third, a popular Japanese manga series, includes an exhibition, a public discussion event and sales of new original merchandise. It also offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy local dishes.
Kiritappu Shrine Annual Festival
Kiritappu Shrine Annual Festival
Period: Late September
In late September, a portable shrine and decorated floats are paraded through the town to festival music.
 The longest-established event in the town attracts large numbers of people of all ages.