Things to do / Traditional festivals

Akita: Yokote Kamakura

Snow Huts Exhibition. Playing in snow huts is a popular pastime in winter for children living in the heavy snowfall areas. They make snow huts called "Kamakura" in which they play games and eat traditional delicacies. About 100 snow huts, and a number of snow creations are built in the city.

Schedule & Key events:
● daily 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Location: Kamakura-dori Street, Yokote City Hall, Yokote Park and others, Yokote, Akita

Yokote City Hall: JR Ou Honsen Line to Yokote Sta., and then walk 10 min.

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.