Cultural in Hakodate

Hakodate Port Festival

Held in early August, thousands of locals gather to perform traditional dances in the streets, including Hakodate's signature squid dance.
Cultural in Hakodate

Goryō-kaku Matsuri

Over the third weekend in May, participants parade through the streets in period dress, in honour of the soldiers who took part in the Meiji Restoration battle of 1868.