Peaches and Palates

Koga Peach Festival

Over 2000 trees of various varieties of peach blossoms will be in bloom, making Koga reminiscent of Shangri-la.

Date: March 20th-April 8th, 2012

Location: Koga Sogo Park

Event Schedule:

April 2nd…11:30am/1:30pm, Hoshi Masako Song Show

April 3rd…11am, Haumau Hemolele Hula

April 4th…11:30am/1:30pm, Kobayashi Ikusei Song Show

April 5th…11am, Sakako Makoto’s balloon performance

Outdoor tea parties every day from 10am-4pm at Ko-an, rickshaws available on weekends and holidays starting at 10am

Original link (Japanese)

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B-list Gourmet Vendor Village 2012

To celebrate Shirosato’s Fureai no Sato’s 30th year of operation, they will be holding an exciting event at their campsite. Please come and taste Ibaraki’s B-list gourmet, laugh at the stand-up comedy of Ibaraki’s comedians, and enjoy all that Ibaraki has to offer!

Date: April 21st, 11am-4pm (entrance free)

Location: Fureai no Sato Plaza (in front of management building), Shirosato

Schedule:

11am… Opening Ceremony

Ospenguin Stand-up

Host Greetings

12pm… Balloon Art

2pm… Akapuru Stand-up

3pm… Ospenguin Stand-up

Balloon Art

4pm… Wrap-up

Access:

–          Take the Narisawa keiyu Ishizuka yuki bus from Mito Station North Exit and get off at Komatsu, 10 minutes on foot

–          Take the Hirakue keiyu Ishizuka yuki bus from Mito Station North Exit and get off at Komatsu, 10 minutes on foot

–          10min from the Kasama exit of the Mito IC of the Joban Expressway

–          Route 50 from Mito Station or via Route 123, both 30min

Original link (Japanese)

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