Festivals & Events
Dakigaeri Gorge Autumn Leaves 抱返り渓谷の紅葉
A local way to celebrate the area's autumn colors
Enjoy the vibrant autumn colors at Dakigaeri Autumn Foliage Festival. Held from the beginning of October to the beginning of November, this festival celebrates the changing of the seasons by highlighting the area's gorgeous autumnal hues.
How to Get There
Dakigaeri Gorge is best reached from Kakunodate Station.
For those with a car, the gorge is about an hour's drive on National Route 46 from the Morioka Interchange Exit on the Tohoku Expressway. Limited car parking is available.
Plenty to see and do
During autumn, visitors can find out more about local life in Akita . Enjoy the fall colors by the gorge with the locals, and take part in the celebration. Listen to folk music from the region and watch traditional dance performances.
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