Event calendar

Spring / Summer / Autumn / Winter
Event name period
Nagai Cherry blossom festival Mid-April to late April
Akayu Onsen (hot spring) cherry blossom festival Mid-April to early May
Shirataka koten cherry blossom festival Mid to late April
Nagai White Azalea Festival May 10-May 31
Shirakawa Dam Marathon 2nd Sunday in May
Nagai black lion festival Mid-May
Hikking on Hayama mountain Mid-May
White Azalea Marathon Mid-May
Nanyo wine festival 4th Saturday of May
Nagai Iris festival Mid-June to early July
Nagai black cattle festival Mid-June
Nagai traditional street dance / parade Early July
Shirataka Safflower festival Mid-July
Iide lion festival Mid-July to mid-September
Nagai water festival/ Mogami River fire festival Early August
Sky festival Mid June, late September
Nanyo Rose Festival Early June to early July
Iide mountain range Yamagata side mountain opening (held alternately in Iidemachi and Ogunimachi) First Saturday of July
Iide black cow festival First Sunday of July
Kumano-taisha Shrine festival July 24th and 25th
Kojirakawa tengu-zan festival July 23th
Shirakawa dam snow egg festival Last Saturday in July
Soegawa Hot spring Furusato Festival August 14th
Suwa jinja Shrine Festival August 17th
Mezami no sato Festival First Saturday in September
Akayu Onsen (hot spring) Furusato Festival September 2nd Saturday and Sunday
Shirataka Ayu (sweetfish) Festival Mid September
Nagai 1000-nin Imoni-kai Festival(Nagai Thousand -People Imoni Festival) Late September
Bokura no Bungaku Late September
Fox festival Late September
Nanyo Chrysanthemum Festival Early October to early November
Iwaigame-yama Citizen Trekking Early October
Nagai marathon Mid-October
Hayama mountain cleaning trekking Mid-October
Ayukai Hachiman Shrine Festival Mid-October
Flower Nagai line festival Late October
Nagai Dam " Hyakushuko" (Reservoir Lake) Festival Late October
Jo-mon Festival October
Nagai Snow Lantern Lane Festival Early February
Nakatsugawa Snow festival Last Saturday in February
Nanyo snow lantern festival Early February

Activity

Experience / Visit / Hot spring
Event name period Address
SPIKe Kendama shop All year 3-5 Sakae-machi, Nagai
Kendama painting (private: max 10 people) All year 3-5 Sakae-machi, Nagai
Kendama painting (group: max 10 people) All year 2-50 Higashi-machi Nagai
Explore familiar nature April to November 1445 Narita Nagai
hervesting summer vegetables and making pizza in stone oven July to September 1445 Narita Nagai
picking eggplants and making special pickled eggplants in a bin July to September 1445 Narita Nagai
木づちでトントン打豆づくり December to March 1445 Narita Nagai
Soba making experience All year 1034 Isazawa Nagai
growing organic vegetables Around April to November 1034 Isazawa Nagai
Yamagata 100 famous mountain with trekking guide March to November 2-16-40 Nakamichi Nagai
ブナの森・里山のハイキング April to November 2-16-40 Nakamichi Nagai
Hikking with snow shoes January to March 2-16-40 Nakamichi Nagai
visiting Mifuchi keikoku(Ravine) by river boat tour May to mid-November 2743-4 Hirayama Nagai
Ceramic art experience Irregular holidays 1812 Imaizumi Nagai
Magatama making experience Mid-April to mid-December 2768-1 Kusaoka Nagai
making fire experience Mid-April to mid-December 2768-1 Kusaoka Nagai
Paragliding All year 2841-1 Akayu Nanyo
Hysia Beach July to August 1855-10 Ueno Nanyo
Picking warabi Mid-May to late June
Cherry picking From early June to early July Nanyo Tourism Association
Grape picking From early August to early October Nanyo Tourism Association
Apple picking From early October to early November Nanyo Tourism Association
Safflower dyeing experience All year 4068-2 Juou Shirataka
1707-1 Juou Shirotaka
Miyama Japanese paper making experience April to December 2537 Miyama Shirataka
Japanese paper doll making experience All year 1966 Miyama Shirataka
Soba making experience/ Mochi making experience "Soba : May-October,
Mochitsuki : December-March "
2537 Miyama Shirataka
Ceramic art experience From early April to early December 2530 Miyama Shirataka
Strawberry picking experience From early April to early December 9053-30 Kurofuji Shirataka
Paragliding experience From mid-April to late October
(Depending on the weather, winter is also possible)
Shirataka Sky Park 2523-6 Nakayama Shirataka
Safflower picking experience Early to late July Various places in town
Zazen experience (Kurogamo at Kuroko-in) All year
Siphon coffee All year 353 Kurogamo Shirataka
Yamagata Prefecture Iide Nature House All year 3535-33 Soegawa Iide Yamagata
Hirasubi Ranch (horse therapy. Encounters with horses, horse riding, etc.) All year 2590 Tenoko Iide Yamagata
Iide Astronomical Observatory April to November (Every Saturday) 3548 Hagyu Iide-machi, Yamagata
Yamagata Prefectural Source Forest Center April 29-November 30 669-3 Sugo Iide Yamagata
Takeya fishing Late April to mid November Iwakura Iide Nishiokitama Yamagata
Iide Canoe club Mid-April to November 218-1 Kazuma Iide Yamagata
Shirakawa Dam Lakeside Camp & Auto Camp Late April to late November 218-1 Kazuma Iide Yamagata
Tengu-zan Mountain Late April to late November
Mt, Iide trekking May to November
Nakatsugawa Sightseeing Warabien Late May to end of June 218-1 Kazuma Iide Yamagata
Park golf From early May to mid-November 218-1 Kazuma Iide Yamagata
Tenoko Ski Resort Late December to early March 2555 Tenoko Iide Yamagata
Don-den-daira snow park From early January to early march 3341 Hagyu Iide Yamagata
Marudai-ogiya April to December 1-11-7 Tokamachi Nagai
Naganuma Kozo Sculpture hall April to December 1-11-7 Tokamachi Nagai
Kozakura-kan(Old Nishiokitama county office) All year 2-7-28 Koya-cho Nagai
Former Nagai Elementary School First School Building All year 5-3 Mamanoue Nagai
Yamaichi soy sause shop Inquiry required 6-57 Aramachi Nagai
Bojo soy sause shop Inquiry required 19-27 Yokomachi Nagai
Daisen soy sause shop Inquiry required 1632 Narita Nagai
Suzuki Brewery Nagai-gura Inquiry required 1-2-21 Yotsuya Nagai
Watagen-kobo Inquiry required 1093-1 Narita Nagai
Shishiyado ibushi-tei Inquiry required 2900 Isazawa Nagai
Nagai dam( nagai Hyakusyuko Lake) Closed in winter 4164-9 Kita Wakinosawa Hirano Nagai
Yuzuru no sato Museum All year 2025-2 Urushiyama Nanyo
Yuki Toyotaro Memorial Hall All year 362 Akayu Nanyo
Inari mori old tomb Full year (except during winter) Nagaoka-Inarimori, Nanyo
光明海上人即身仏 All year 544-1 Kurogamo Shirataka
Sanohara five hundred Arhat Garden All year 638-2 Sanohara Shirataka
Plant tour April to December (cannot be visited during winter due to snow)
Nakatsugawa Gio park April to December (cannot be visited during winter due to snow)
Okitama 33 Kan-non( 4 places) Visit Kannon-do throughout the year.
Future opening book is undecided
Unohana Hot spring Hagi no Yu All year 2170-2 Narita Nagai
Hysia Park Nanyo All year 1855-10 Ueno Nanyo
Akayu Onsen Ryokan Cooperative All year 754-2 Akayu Nanyo
Akayu motoyu(hotspring) All year 754-2 Akayu Nanyo
Azuma yu (hotspring) All year 2956-7 Akayu Nanyo
Eboshi no yu (hotspring) All year 356-2 Akayu Nanyo
Takano yu onsen Palece Shohu(hotspring) All year 5687-8 Juou Shirotaka
Soegawa Onsen Shirasagi-so(hotspring) All year 3020-5 Soegawa Iide Yamagata
Gama no yu Onsen Iide ryokan( hotspring) All year 4494 Tsubaki Iide Yamagata
Shirakawa Onsen Shirakawa-so All year 218-1 Kazuma Iide Yamagata
Railway Company name Address Contact(telephone)
Yamagata Railway Flower Nagai Line 1-10 Sakae-machi Nagai 0238-88-2002
JR East Yonesaka Line 0238-86-2411
Bus Company name Address Contact(telephone)
Yamako Bus 山交バス案内センター:023-632-7272
Nagai City Bus 長井市地域づくり推進課:0238-84-2111
Mawarun by Retoron やまがたアルカディア観光局:0238-88-1831
City circulation bus, Northern area 0238-40-3211(南陽市社会教育課)
City circulation bus, West area 0238-40-3211(南陽市社会教育課)
City circulation bus, Nakagawa area 0238-40-3211(南陽市社会教育課)
Taxi Company name Address Contact(telephone)
Shirataka Taxi 1-4-17 Toukamachi Nagai 0238-84-1311
Chuo Taxi 3-10 Sakae-machi Nagai 0238-84-2157
Nagai Kotsu 1-1-30 Koyacho Nagai 0238-88-2171
Akayu Kanko Taxi 825 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-2140
Yamabato Kanko Hire 1052-23 Koriyama Nanyo 0238-43-2226
Tsuji Taxi Akayu office 1012 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-3170
Miyauchi Nanyo Taxi 2742 Miyauchi Nanyo 0238-47-3010
Akayu Kanko Taxi Miyauchi office 2709 Miyauchi Nanyo 0238-47-3211
Shirataka Taxi 1273-2 Ko Arato Shirataka 0238-85-2525
Asahi Kanko Taxi 716-7 Otsu Arato Shirataka 0238-85-2028
Mezami kotsu(Nagai kotsu) 1984-5 Tsubaki Iide Yamagata 0238-72-2137(0238-88-2171)
Car rental Company name Address Contact(telephone)
Ayame Renta-car 2276-1 Kunomoto Nagai 0238-84-6535
Nagai Renta-car 1054 Imaizumi Nagai 0238-88-9721
Eki Renta-car Akayu office 1056-1 Koriyama Nanyo 0238-27-0205
Toyota Renta-car Akayu station store 1056-1 Koriyama Nanyo 0238-50-1100
Nippon Renta-car Tohoku Akayu station office 1089-5 Koriyama Nanyo 0238-50-0068
ORIX Renta-car Akayu Station North branch 260-11 Wakasagouya Nanyo 0238-43-7811
Akayu Renta-car 1598 Manaita-yanagi Nanyo 0238-50-0100
Niko-niko Renta-car Nanyo-Mitsumado-ri branch 25-4 Mitsumadori Nanyo 0238-43-7575
accomodation Company name Address Contact(telephone)
Aizuya Ryokan 1-2-37 Tokamachi Nagai 0238-88-2568
Kagaya Ryokan 1-434 Motomachi Nagai 0238-84-1218
Sakaeya Ryokan 972-3 Imaizumi Nagai 0238-88-9401
TAS Park Hotel 6-27 Tatemachi-kita Nagai 0238-88-1833
Tsuchida Ryokan 2-33 Mamanoue Nagai 0238-88-2348
Toraya Ryokan 3-13 Omachi Nagai 0238-84-2042
Hagi-en 2170-2 Narita Nagai 0238-84-1387
Business Hotel Izumiya 1-11 Sakae-machi Nagai 0238-88-2177
Business Hotel Cythia 3761-1 Daimachi Nagai 0238-83-3371
Business Hotel Nagaiya 4-48 Aramachi Nagai 0238-88-2067
HOTEL Weekly Matoba 326-2 Matoba Kunomoto Nagai 0238-84-7613
Yamagata-ya Ryokan 972 Imaizumi Nagai 0238-88-9404
Ryokan Mogami-so 4-10 Mamanoue Nagai 0238-88-2853
yamagata-za Takinami 3005 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-6111
Uesugi no Yu Gotenmori 989 Akayu Nanyo 0238-40-2611
Oomiya-Ryokan 292-2 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-2016
Sakura-yu Sansyu-yu 740 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-3020
Tansen Hotel 988 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-3030
Tanba-kan 1014 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-3000
Tsuru no Yu Matsushima-kan 725 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-2501
Yuyado Matsushima-kan 250-1 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-2301
Hoyou-jo Mutsumi-so 233-1 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-3035
Mori no Yu 548 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-2057
Ryokan Utamaru 2968-1 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-3029
Ryokan Daimonji-ya 1003 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-3070
Ryokan Kiyomoto 424-5 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-2039
Ryokan Yamato-ya 972 Akayu Nanyo 0238-43-2257
Business Hotel Tansen 1052-8 Koriyama Nanyo 0238-40-2474
Itoya Ryokan 1024 Miyauchi Nanyo 0238-47-2133
Sekai Ryokan 3356-1 Miyauchi Nanyo 0238-47-2330
Takanoyu Onsen Palace Shouhu 5687-8 Juou Shirataka 0238-85-6136
Gamano-yu Onsen Iide Ryokan 4494 Tsubaki Iide Yamagata 0238-72-3706
HOTEL SLOW VILLAGE 3549-1 Hagyu Iide Yamagata 0238-87-1730
Soegawa Onsen Shirasagi-so 3020-5 Soegawa Iide Yamagata 0238-74-2161
Shirakawa Onsen Shirakawa-so 218-1 Kazuma Iide Yamagata 0238-77-2124
Cottage Mura Kikori-kan 421-1 Sugo Iide Yagamata 0238-77-2124
Yamagata-ya Ryokan 1611 Tenoko Iide Yamagata 0238-75-2518
Accomodation Company name Address Contact(telephone)
Art Hostel Senn 2-1 Daimachi Nagai 0238-87-1414
American village Nanyo 3-1389 Uchihara Miyauchi Nanyo 0238-47-4610
Iki-iki Miyama-go Nodoka-mura Miyama Shirataka 0238-85-0380
353kurogamo 353 Kurogamo Shirataka 090-4273-3423
Kurashi no ie~mabushi~ 830 Nakayama Shirataka 0238-87-3770
Farmer House Sanya-so 2537-92 Nakayama Shirataka 0238-87-2018
Minshuku Ojika 1707 Tenoko Iide Yamagta 0238-75-2028
Minshuku Arashi 307 Shirakawa Iide Yamagata 0238-77-2215
Farmer House Nakamura 126 Osodani Iide Yamagata 0238-77-2661
Farmer House Shotaro 88 Iwakura Iidemachi Yamagata 0238-77-2381
Farmer House Irori 559 Iwakura Iide Yamagata 0238-77-2631
Farmer House Ikarashi-Honke 89 Shirakawa Iide Yamagata 0238-77-2088
Farmer House Ikarashi-shinka 67 Shirakawa Iide Yamagata 0238-77-2280
Farmer House Goemon 63 Shirakawa Iide Yamagata 0238-77-2529
Farmer House Aeru-mura 420-3 Shirakawa Iide Yamagata 0238-77-2584