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Yonezawa Uesugi Festival

Held every year from April 29 to May 5, this festival celebrates the history of the Uesugi clan and the approach of spring. The finale of the parade includes an Uesugi clan parade, as well as a large-scale reenactment of the Battles of Kawanakajima. Visitors can try on samurai armor and even participate in the battle reenactment.

Yonezawa Uesugi Festival Website (Japanese)


Nasebanaru Autumn Festival

This festival is held every year toward the end of September. By celebrating the "nasebanaru" spirit of Uesugi Yozan, which emphasizes trying new things and working hard at them, this festival showcases the spirit of those living in Yonezawa and passes it on to the next generation. Additionally, many delicious offerings are available from various food stands.

Nasebanaru Autumn Festival Website (Japanese)


Uesugi Snow Lantern Festival

Over 200 lanterns made from snow shine brightly in the area around Uesugi Shrine during this festival. In addition to the large snow lanterns, over 1000 smaller lanterns are illuminated as well. Held every year on the second Saturday and Sunday of February, visitors can take in a beautiful and ethereal sight during the Uesugi Snow Lantern Festival.

Uesugi Snow Lantern Festival Website (Japanese)