Soba Festival at Matsumoto Castle is on October 12th to 14th (Sat to Monday) this year.
The biggest annual “Soba” festival in Nagano prefecture which attracts more than １６０，０００ epicureans and tourists from all over Japan. Not only soba, bunch of other local food and drink booths are arranged around the castle. This year, local “Sake” tasting event（1,500 yen/ticket) is also taking place at “Flower -Clock Park” in front of PARCO department store in downtown.
Soba chefs from many other regions are competing their original hand made soba in the castle garden and downtown area for 3 days. This is going to be a perfect opportunity to taste different kind of soba with regional varieties, since each soba dish costs around 500 yen for this event.
Please come and enjoy this wonderful gastronomical party in Matsumoto!!!