Mount Tsukuba Festivals
There are two festivals happening at Mount Tsukuba this weekend.
Mount Tsukuba Gama (Toad) Festival
Sunday, August 6 from 10am to 5pm around Mt. Tsukuba Shrine, at the peak of Mt. Tsukuba, and Tsutsujigaoka
Mount Tsukuba Tanabata Festival
Saturday, August 5 from 10am to 10pm (cable car will keep running until 10pm), Tanabata illuminations will be from 5:30pm to 10pm at the peak of Mt. Tsukuba
Sunday, August 6 from 7pm at Mt. Tsukuba Shrine: Gakaku (ancient Japanese music) performance, tea (maccha) service (weather permitting)
I have never been to either of these festivals, so I can’t offer any opinions. If you click on the websites above, you will be able to see some pictures. If anyone has been to either (or both) of these festivals, please leave a comment and let us know what you thought.