Akeno Sunflower Festival, Hokuto City, Yamanashi Pref.
22nd July - 20th August, 2017 | Hokuto City, Yamanashi Pref.
Visitors can take full pleasure in a sea of 210,000 sunflowers that is enclosed on all sides by the Southern Alps, Mt. Yatsugatake, Mt. Fuji, Mt. Kayagatake, and other mountains in sun-drenched Akeno Town, which gets the longest hours of sunlight in Japan. Other festive events include photo contests, photo sessions with models, and outdoor markets. (*reference: Hokuto City Tourism Association) official website ›› http://www.yamanashi-kankou.jp/kankou/event/pe_0689.html