Spring events in Zao
The Zao Snow Corridor
The limited-time pure white snow walls
You can enjoy the ride while watching the “Snow Corridor” towering along the road during the end of April once the Zao Echo Line is open after the winder is over.
It is about 9 meters at its highest point and you can enjoying watching the formidable snow walls.
The period is limited until the time when the snow melts away!
- Late April
- The contrast between the white snow and the blue skies seen through the snow walls is fantastic.
Zao Hill Climb Eco
Tohoku’s only hill climb through Zao by bicycle
Zao Hill Climb Eco is a mountain bike road race with 1,334 meters in elevation and 18.7 kilometers in length held at the Zao Echo Line and the Zao High Line.
At the beginning the course you can see fresh greenery and as the altitude rises you can enjoy snow in the mountains, the snow walls, the food and nature .
- Event dates
Street Performance Festival in Togatta
Enjoy a street performance festival held at the center of Togatta Hot Spring area
This fun street performance festival brings together top performers in various acts, such as pantomime, juggling, and dance, making the main road, which passes through the Zao-Dori Shopping Street of Togatta Hot Spring, a pedestrian paradise.
(Every year on the first Saturday and Sunday of June)
The entire Togatta Town transforms into an event full of applause, cheers, and laughter.
- Early June
- The best way to enjoy this event is by “giving applause” and “tossing coins” to thank the performers for their fun shows.