Upcoming Events

12th Annual “We Love Ibaraki” Fureai Matsuri

Date: Saturday, April 6th, 2013 10:00am – 4:30pm

*Changed to April 7th if rain

Location: San-no-maru Government Building, Special Venue (Mito City)


Unable to be held due to the March 11th earthquake of 2011, this annual festival is finally making a return to Mito after 3 years! Come enjoy the beautiful San-no-maru Government Building, rehabilitated to its pre-earthquake glory, as well as local food specialties, a bazaar, experience corner, fureai corner, and more, all surrounded by beautiful spring cherry blossoms!



  • Fureai Walking (now accepting pre-event applications!)

A guided walk around San-no-maru that includes some of Mito’s historical sites and local shopping areas that can’t be missed!


  • Fureai Stamp Rally

Collect all the stamps around the festival area and you could receive a great prize!


  • Exciting Experience Events

Learn how to make things out of milk cartons, play old-fashioned games, and more!


Stage Events

Opening Ceremony

San-no-maru Elementary School Brass Band

Mito Kogyo High School Jazz Band, “BLUE BEGINNERS”

Oarai High School Marching Band, “BLUE-HAWKS”

And Many Other Various Local Idols!!



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