• Notice: Cancellation of the Hitome Senbon Zakura Festival

    The Hitome Senbon Zakura Festival in Shibata-machi and Ogawara-machi will be canceled to prevent the transmission of the new coronavirus.

    There will be no food court or beverage corner this year, but you still can stroll this scenic area, boasting ​​1,200 cherry trees along the Shiroishi Riverside and 1,300 cherry trees at Funaoka Castle Ruins Park.

    Please enjoy the cherry blossoms in full bloom!

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  • Sakura Matsuri

    (Cherry Blossom Festival)

    Every April while the cherry blossoms are in bloom, a festival is held that

    includes fascinating events, exhibitors and special stage performances. Do

    not miss this great opportunity to enjoy the finest cherry blossoms!

    Shibata Sakura Matsuri / Venue: Funaoka Castle Ruins Park

    Ogawara Sakura Matsuri / Venue: Shiroishigawa Park

  • The official logo of the Hitome Senbon Zakura, commissioned by The Council for Collaborative Tourism Promotion of Shiroishi River Embankment Hitome Senbon Zakura