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Hakone & Odawara City Events

Tokyo-Hakone Ekiden:

(Annually-January 2nd & 3rd)

It’s a long distance marathon relay race done by university teams. It is broadcast on all the TV networks in Japan. Hakone, Japan

It is a huge event!

You can watch it live by lining up along Route 1 in Odawara or by watching it from one of the streets along the route in Hakone.

Odawara’s Plum Festival

(When: Beginning of February-Beginning of March)

The cherry blossoms get all the fame, but the plum blossoms all around Odawara, Minamiashigarashi and Shimosoga, are beautiful too.

Odawara Kamaboko Cherry Blossom Festival

(When: Late March)

Come and see Odawara’s fantastic kamaboki cherry blossoms!

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