Chita-City Souri Lake Plum Festival (Souri-ike Ume Matsuri)
Date : 02/08/2020 - 03/08/2020
No, Those Aren’t Cherry Blossoms, but Plum Tree Blossoms "Ume," a Different Kind of Beautiful!
Around Souri-ike Lake in Chita-City is located the best plum grove in the whole prefecture, with approximately 5,400 trees representing 25 species, and a plum festival is held there from mid-February until mid-March, when the plum trees are in glorious bloom. The festival period includes various stage events, including the "Mino no Kuni Iwamura-jo Onna-daiko" troupe of female drummers from Iwamura-cho in Gifu Prefecture and performances of Intangible Folkloric Cultural Heritages such as "Owari Manzai," the traditional stand-up comedy shows, and "Asakura no Hashigo-jishi."