Mito No Ume-Matsuri (Mito Plum Tree Festival)
About 100 kinds of plum trees (3,000 trees) are in full bloom at Kairakuen and 60 kinds of them (800 trees) are in full bloom at Kodo-kan. Many events are also held on every Sunday during this festival.
Mt.Tsukuba Ume Matsuri (Plum Tree Festival)
Mt.Tsukuba plum-grove is located halfway up the mountain (at approx. 250 meter elevation) and approx. 1,000 plum trees (white plum trees, pink plum trees etc) are planted. The contrast of Giant Tsukuba Rocks scattered around the grove and pretty plum flowers is great view and the landscape with Mt. Tsukuba in the background is a perfect photo spot.
Koga Momo Matsuri (Peach tree festival)(Koga Park)
Koga Momo Matsuri is held from the end of March to the early-April, and 2,000 peach trees bear pink and white pretty flowers.
Hitachi Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Tree Festival) (Heiwa-Dori etc)
With Cherry blossoms in full bloom, you can walk through a flower tunnel (Approx. 1km). During the festival, a rare event that wind-up dolls play an act on a giant float is held. (UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage)
Nemophila Flowers (National , Hitachi seaside Park)
Welcome to a blue world of sky, sea and Nemophila!
Himatsuri (Pottery Festival) is annually held from Apr.29 to May 5. Many pottery works by local pottery artists are exhibited and a demonstration of making pottery is performed. A pottery market is also held.