The Lucky Island May 2015 Events

Sweet Strawberry Paradise (Strawberry picking)

strawberryDate: April 1st– May 31st
Area: Soma
Time: 10am – 4pm

Address: 94 Shimoshibasaku Wada、Sōma-shi, Fukushima-ken 976-0023

Details:Nothing says spring more than fruit-picking! Take a weekend and enjoy strawberry picking in Soma. Make sure someone in your group has a car, as it is not very accessible by public transportation.

Contact: 0244-36-5535; website (Japanese)



Fukushima “Festa” Festival

kibitanDate: May 23rd to May 24th
Area: Fukushima City
Time: 10am – 5pm

Address: 9-23 Matsunamichō, Fukushima-shi, Fukushima-ken 960-8114

Price: Free!

Details: Experience the allure of Fukushima! This two day event is filled with activities and visiting local celebrities, including hula dancing. It is a 15 minute bus ride from Fukushima station, or you can park at the location.

Contact: 024-525-4024 website


Folks Wagon Exhibition

vwDate: May 31st
Area: Nozawa, Nishi Aizu
Time: 10am – 3pm

Address: Nishibayashiotsu-2529-10 Tosejima
Nishiaizu, Yama District, Fukushima Prefecture 969-4401
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Details: Do you like cars? Specifically Volkswagens? If so, come visit the tenth annual VW exhibition in Nishaizu! Boasting over 100 VW cars, this is a special event in a pretty quiet town. It starts off with a parade from Sayuru Park and makes its way through the main street. If cars aren’t your thing, there will also be a flea market in the same area. Try local food, soak in an onsen and exchange information with other car lovers like yourself!

Contact: 0241-45-2025 (Japanese)


Aizuwakamatsu Noh Performance

nohDate: May 31st
Area: Aizuwakamatsu
Time: starts at 10am
Cost: Free!
Address: 14-52 Jōtōmachi, Aizuwakamatsu-shi, Fukushima-ken 965-0807

Details: Come experience a Noh play in the Noh theater that was built in 1677 on Tsurugajo Castle grounds. Visit a historically rich samurai town and bask in the tradition of Noh plays. You know you want to experience at least once.

Contact: 0242-22-3514  (Aizu Noh Association )Japanese: