Out doors activities
The 5th ” Miyagi Zao Pear Festival” September 2 (Sat) and 3 (Sun) 2017
July 31, 2017
There are many Japanese pear farms throughout Miyagi. Each farm offers different services, including all-you-can-eat for a certain amount of time, or all-you-can-pick. Zaō is a major producer of Japanese pear in Miyagi, Pear picking time depends on pear orchards, but mostly they are in season during late August to early October. Hitting the peak of harvest in late August to early September is early variety Kōsui pear which has characteristic crunchy texture and juiciness. Following Kōsui pear, Hōsui pear in turn comes into season in early September. It has high sugar content and also moderate tartness.
The first day of the event, September 2 (Saturday) will be held from 9:00 am to 4:00 am on the second day, September 3 (Sunday) will be held from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Other places venue “Furusato Cultural Center Special Venue” Other venues, “Shiba Market Minna no yo”, “Zao Oshima Market Four Season Rape”, “Zao Dream Creating Production Market” “Pear Production Farm Home”
Please please relish the pears of Zao town boasting one production in Miyagi prefecture.