Information on tourism efforts from various regions in Japan! The Kawazu cherry blossoms are famous for their early bloom, and in February, you can enjoy a taste of spring in Izu, even in the still chilly season.
The 33rd Annual Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival in Kamo District, Shizuoka Prefecture, features the distinctive deep pink Kawazu cherry blossoms lining the lower reaches of the Kawazu River, with approximately 850 cherry trees in a row. There are also areas where you can enjoy the contrast between the cherry blossoms and fields of rapeseed flowers.
*Please note that due to measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some facilities such as parking lots and temporary toilets may be closed, events may be scaled down, and there will be measures in place, including hygiene practices, mask-wearing, and cough etiquette. Depending on the COVID-19 situation, the festival may be canceled.
Date: February 1, 2023 (Wednesday) – February 28, 2023 (Tuesday) Time: Local product sales from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Daily throughout the event period) Illumination from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Daily throughout the event period) Venue: Around the Kawazu River and various locations within the town Inquiries: Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival Executive Committee, Secretariat – Kawazu Town Tourism Association
Official Website: https://www.kawazuzakura.jp/
Photo provided by: Shizuoka Prefecture Tourism Association (from a previous event)
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