The spring version of the bi-annual Nomi Aruki Drink & Walk Festival is set for Saturday, March 26.
This is an open-air party thrown by the five sake makers in Suwa's old "pure water village" shimizu machi: Masumi, Yokobue, Honkin, Reijin, and Maihime.
Along with a variety of sakes from these makers, there will be plenty of local delicacies like pork miso soup, grilled sausage, and spring vegetables. As if good food and sake weren't enough, there will also be live shamisen music to accompany the simple joy of springtime in the mountains.
Date & time: Saturday, March 26, 13:00 - 18:00
Advance purchase price: 2,200 yen (including tax)
A limited number of tickets may be purchased on the festival day at the ticket kiosk, NTT parking lot, open from 11:00 to 17:00.
Festival day purchase price: 3,000 yen (including tax)
For additional information in Japanese, see the following link: