Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri
The Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri is a magnificent matsuri held each summer from August 1st to 7th. It’s features some of the city’s most gorgeous floats featuring some unique Chinese and ancient Japanese drawings. Hirosaki Neputa is said to have originated from the Nemuri Nagashi, a traditional event set to banish sleep demons who make people drowsy during the summer when farm work is at its busiest. Alongside Goshogawara Tachineputa and Aomori Nebuta, Hirosaki Netpua is one of the best summer festival of Aomori.