When: November 7 – 8, 10am – 3pm
Where: Yamabuki Exercise Park, Hitachiota (1 Arajuku-cho, Hitachiota)
Access: Shuttle buses departing from Hitachiota Station on the Suigun Line. By foot it is 15 minutes from the station.
The Kanasago area is the home of Hitachi Aki Soba, known for its characteristic fragrance, sweetness, and high quality. Every year when the November batch of Hitachi Aki Soba is made the Hitachi Aki Soba Festival is held in Hitachiota City.
Sample shinsoba (soba made from the new buckwheat crop) at the Hitachi Aki Soba Eat and Walk Corner, wander through the food, drink, and craft stalls, and check out Hitachiota’s local products at the Specialty Products Corner, watching the folk performances.