There are more than 300 plum trees in Yutagawa Onsen's plum park.
During the Yutagawa Onsen's Plum Blossom Festival, you will meet the village's women and grandmas, ready to serve you a cup of green tea and their own manju cakes (cakes filled with adzuki beans sweet paste).
The festival is free to attend.
The food served during the festival usually ranges from 300 to 600 yen.
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Tsuruoka Park's Cherry Blossom Festival
There are over 730 cherry trees in Tsuruoka Park, making it enter the list of the 100 most beautiful cherry blossoms sightseeing spots in Japan. Local merchants open up special food stands and game booths until the end of the cherry blooming season. The 2020 and 2021 editions of the festival have been canceled due to coronavirus.