Suisen Festival

Period Late March to mid-April Site Shinshu International Music Village

Senbon Sakura (thousand cherry blossoms) Festival

Period Early to mid-April Site Ueda Castle

Sanada Festival

Period Sunday in late April Site Ueda castle and in the city

Oyashiki Tsutsuji Festival

Period Mid-May Site Sanada Village

Lavender Festival

Period Mid-June to early July Site Shinshu International Music Village

Take no Nobori

Period The Sunday closest to July 15th Site Mt. Ogamidake -> Downtown Bessho Onsen

Ueda Gion Festival

Period Saturday in mid to late July Site In the city

Ueda Wasshoi Dance

Period The last Saturday of July Site In the city

Sanada Festival

Period Saturday in early August Site Sanada Athletic Park, Sanada Clan History Museum

Bakusui RUN in Yoda River

Period Sunday in early August Site Starts at the Maruko General Gymnasium

Firework Festival

Period August 5th Site Along Chikuma Riverside

Tanabata Festival

Period Early August Site Unnomachi High Street

Summer Wars Movie Festival

Period July to early September Site In the city

Ueda Peace Music Festival

Period Late July Site Santomyuze

Ikushimatarushima Shrine Gion Festival

Period The last Sunday of July Site Ikushimatarushima Shrine

Oidare (Yakitori) Feast

Period Early August Site In front of the Ueda Station Castle Gate

Ueda Castle Ruins No Drama

Period August to November Site Santomyuze (Ueda City Art Museum)

Sanada Yukimura Neputa Float Festival

Period Saturday in early September Site In the city

Ueda Castle Taiko Drumming Festival

Period Sunday in late September Site Ueda Castle

Ueda Kosenjo Half Marathon

Period Sunday in late October Site Starts at the Ueda Baseball Field

Sanada Yukimura Historical Walk

Period The Saturday and Sunday in late October Site Starts at Ueda Castle Park

Ueda Castle Keyaki Tree Autumnal Color Festival

Period Late October to early November Site Ueda Castle

Ice Lanterns at Kakeyu Onsen

Period Late December to early February Site Kakeyu Onsen

Setsubun Festival

Period February 3rd Site Kitamuki Kannon (temple)

Warring State Yukigassen (snowball fight)

Period The Saturday and Sunday of mid-March Site Sugadaira