Yakushi Festival Plant Fair

Yakushi Festival Plant Fair
“Yakushi Festival and Plant Fair” is one of the three major plant fairs.
It is said that this plant fair with 400 years of history was started by the call of Yoshiaki Mogami, a castellan of the Yamagata Castle, to the residents in order to bring back plants in the castletown which were lost by a massive fire.
  • Name Yakushi Festival Plant Fair
  • Schedule Annually on May 8, 9, and 10
  • Time From 7:30 to 21:30
    ※The festival ends at 21:00 on the last day.
  • Location A total of about 3km along Yakushi Park, Yakushimachi-dori, Shintikunishi-dori, Gochu-dori, and Muikamachi-dori
  • Contact information Yakushi Festival Plant Fair Planning Committee (Yamagata Chamber of Commerce)
  • Phone number 023-622-4666
  • FAX number 023-622-4668
  • URL http://www.yamagata-cci.or.jp/user/eve/ev_ueki.html
  • Access From Yamagata Station: 30 min on foot, or 10 min by car
  • Remarks Traffic regulation /7:00~22:00
    ※There will be traffic regulation around Yakuchi-cho, Shinchikunishi-dori, Muika-machi, and so on.
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[Last updated] April 25, 2016
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