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Trip to Yamagata

2016 Shin-soba Festival


Date Event Name <Location> <Contents> Contact
Saturday, July 16 Soba-no-sato Festival Obanazawa-shi, Tokura-ko Hot Spring “Hanagasa-no-yu” special event venue Try and compare three kinds of soba from Murayama-shi (Dewakaori), Obanazawa-shi (Mogami-wase), and Oishida-machi (Raigoji-zairai)
<Time> From 11:00 to 14:00
Admission Advance ticket: 700 yen, At the gate: 800 yen
100 yen discount on bath fee of “Hanagasa-no-yu” with the ticket
Oku-no hosomichi Mogami River side three highway meeting
Telephone 0237-55-2111
Sunday, October 16

Denshokan Festival

“Naga-ita soba Sanjusangen-do”

Murayama-shi Noson Bunka Hozon
Denshokan, open space
Enjoy Shinsoba served on long board. Advance ticket available. Murayama-shi Farm Village Cultural Preservation Museum
Telephone 0237-53-3277
Saturday, October 29
~ 30 Sunday

Oishida-machi "Shin-soba Festival"


Oishida-machi "Keio-kaikan"

Special event venue (in front of government office)

“Raigoji-zairai” is buckwheat species indigenous and carefully cultivated in Oishida-machi. Try “freshly grounded, kneaded, and boiled” soba. Advance ticket available. Oishida-machi industrial development section
Telephone 0237-35-2111
Friday, October 28
~ Sunday, November 6
Gassan, Nishikawa-machi, Sansai Soba Association "Shinsoba Festival" Nishikawa-machi
Gassan Sansai Soba Association participating restaurants
Try our Shin-soba with plenty of edible wild plants, mushrooms, and chicken, all from Nishikawa-machi Tsukiyama, Nishikawa-machi Sansai soba association
Telephone 0237-74-3135 (the Nishikawa-machi business and industry society)
Sunday, October 16

Obanazawa "Shinsoba Festival"

Obanazawa-shi Tokura-ko Lake hot spring
 Advance ticket with discount on bath fee of “Hanagasa-no-yu” available. There will be events such as Soba Making Experience, Hanagasa Odori Show, and Competitive Eating of Tempura Soba. Obanazawa-shi Commerce, Industry and Sightseeing Division
Telephone 0237-22-1111
Sunday, October 30 Furusato-mura Hoya Shinsoba Festival Hoya, Tsuruoka-shi
Furusato-mura Hoya
We hold Furusato-mura Hoya Shin-soba Festival in appreciation of your patronage of Furusato-mura Hoya and Autumn harvesting. Furusato-mura Hoya (during business hours on Saturday and Sunday)
Telephone 0235-57-4415
Tsuruoka-shi Kushibiki Government building industry section (weekdays)
Telephone 0235-57-2215
Sunday, October 30 Autumn Oku-Oe Yanagawa Hot Springs Festival “Shin-soba Shomi-kai” Oe-machi
"Oku-Oe Yanagawa Hot Springs"
 Join our “Tasting of Shin-soba made of Dewakaori Shin-soba locally grown in Oe-machi” and “Sale of Seasonal mushrooms and locally grown chicken in Yamagata.” Also, you can win Yanagawa Hot Spring accommodation coupon at the lottery event. Oku-Oe Yanagawa Hot Springs
Telephone 0237-64-2151

10/23( Sun) ~
11/3 Thursday (holiday)

"Shinsoba Festival"
“Mori-no-Megumi Market”

“Mori-no-megumi Autumn Festival” is held every Sunday from 10/9(Sun) to 10/30(Sun).

Telephone 0238-65-2158

Saturday, October 29
~ 30 Sunday

Shonai Asahi
Shinsoba Festival 2016


Yudonosan Ski Area


Try our freshly grounded, made, and boiled soba made of 100% locally grown buckwheat flour in Asahi, Tsuruoka-shi.

Asahi, Tsuruoka-shi Government building industry section
Telephone 0235-53-2111
Saturday, November 5
~ 6th Sunday
Koesawa Shinsoba Festival Atsumi, Tsuruoka-shi district
“Koesawa Maya-no-yakata”
We serve special menu with a side of locally picked edible wild plants (limited for first 300 people each day). There will be a market for local products, too. Maya-no-yakata
Telephone 0235-47-2430

Thursday, November 3

~ 6th Sunday

Furusato Mirai-kan
Shinsoba Festival
Okura-mura, Mogami-gun
Furusato Mirai-kan
Great event to fully enjoy Autumn in Shika-mura.
Try locally made fresh shin-soba with delicious smell. Farmer’s market opens and sells locally grown mushrooms and vegetables.
Furusato Kobo Mirai-kan
Telephone 0233-34-6001

Tuesday, November 1
~ 30 Wednesday

Mogami-gawa San-nansho Soba-kaido "Itasoba Festival" Murayama-shi Festival takes place at restaurants participating in “Mogami-gawa San-nansho Soba-kaido” Murayama-shi Shoko Kanko-ka [Commerce and Tourism Division]
Telephone 0237-55-2111
Saturday, November 5
~ Saturday, December 10
Soba-dokoro Daibonji
"Shinsoba Festival"
Asahi, Tsuruoka-shi district
Soba restaurant "Daibonji"

 Our handmade soba is made of 100% buckwheat flour grown in Asahi.

Admission All-you-can-eat soba with advance ticket of 1,500yen

Soba restaurant old no village "large Sanskrit characters"
Telephone 0235-53-3413
Sunday, November 6 The 22nd Yamanobe Soba Festival Yamanobe-machi Naka Public Hall

Try our handmade soba made of locally grown buckwheat flour. Also, farmer’s market opens. Also, farmer’s market opens.
Admission Only advance ticket available, 800 yen per one ticket

Yamanobe-machi Naka Public Hall
Telephone 023-666-2113
Sunday, November 6 Shinjo Soba Festival

"Yamaya Seminar House"

(old Yamaya Elementary School)

We serve handmade soba made of “Mogami Wase,” locally grown in Shinjo. Some attraction is scheduled. Shuttle bus from temporary parking lot to venue available. Advance ticket available. Shinjo Soba Festival Jikko-iinkai Jimukyoku (Shinjo-shi municiple office)
Telephone 0233-22-2111

Saturday, November 5

~ 6th Sunday

Tozawa Shun-no-ichi (Autumn)
The 13th Shinsoba Festival
Tozawa-mura Chuo Kominkan Try freshly “grounded,” “made,” and “boiled” soba made of locally grown buckwheat in Tozawa, harvested this year Tozawa Village Tourisms Association
Telephone 0233-72-2110
Sunday, November 6 Nodoka-mura Shinsoba Festival


Iki-iki Miyama-kyo


<Time> From 10:30 to 14:30

Admission 500 yen per one ticket

Shirataki-machi Tourist Association
Telephone 0238-86-0086

Sunday, November 20

Takino Soba Festival


Takino Koryu-kan

<Time> From 11:00 to 15:00

Admission Undecided

Shirataki-machi Tourist Association

Telephone 0238-86-0086

Saturday, November 19
~ 20th Sunday

Ayu-chaya Shinsoba Festival



<Time> From 10:00 to 15:00

Admission Advance ticket 540 yen per ticket, at the gate 600 per ticket

In addition to Soba, try our mushroom soup, sweetfish grilled with salt, deep-fried small sweetfish, Tempura, and so on.

Roadside Station Shirataka Yanaba
Telephone 0238-85-5577

11/23 (holiday)

Palace Matsukaze Shinsoba Festival


Palace Matsukaze

Convention Hall

<Time> From 11:00 to 15:00

Admission 600 yen for first plate (ticketing)

500 yen for second plate (in cash)

※Please buy ticket beforehand.

Palace Matsukaze
Telephone 0238-85-1001

Tuesday, November 1
~ Saturday, December 31

Kakure Soba-no-sato Shirataka

Shinsoba Campaign 2016

Participating restaurants in Shirataka-machi
・Houshi Soba
・Sobakiri Hassun
This is a campaign that you can play the lottery to win local products from Shirataka by filling the application form after eating in Shinsoba at participating restaurant Shirataki-machi Tourist Association
Telephone 0238-86-0086


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