Details: Enjoy Kanzaki’s famous soumen served nagashi soumen-style (cold noodles served on a bamboo water slide).
When: May 3 to 5, 9:00 to 14:00
Where: Yoshinogari Park Plaza, Kanzaki
Special Celebratory Hikiyama Parade
Details: All 14 hikiyama floats will be paraded around the same course as Karatsu Kunchi!! This is a special celebration for the 200th anniversary of the creation of the first float, Akajishi, and also the start of a new era in Japan.
Details: Will feature concerts, a karaoke contest, and bingo among other events.
When: May 5, 10:00 to 15:00
Where: Take no Koba Park, Imari
Jotokuji Temple Rhododendron Festival
When: Until May 6
Where: Jotokuji Temple, Sefuri area, Kanzaki
Bakushuu (wheat harvest) Cafe
Details: Put toppings made from local ingredients on your own pizza and eat it in the center of the wheat fields. Also includes musical performances, a small cafe, and market with local vegetables. Bicycles available for riding around the fields. Reservations required to make pizza.
When: May 11 and 12
Where: About a 25 minute walk from Saga Airport, Saga City (佐賀市川副町大字犬井道5895)