Itoigawa Ankou (Anglerfish) Festival


This is an event to enjoy ankou (angler fish), a winter specialty.
Each day of the event there are different demonstrations, such as chopping hanged Angler fish and selling anglerfish soup, which are local specialties in each of the three areas hosting the event.

General Information

Date depend on the year
Directions●Itoigawa Venue
5 minutes by car from Itoigawa IC (Hokuriku Expressway)
(paid parking available)
Near Itoigawa Station (JR and Echigo TOKImeki Railway)

●Nou Venue
5 minutes by car from Itoigawa IC (Hokuriku Expressway) (parking available)
30 minutes on foot from Nou station (Echigo TOKImeki Railway)
Ankou shuttle bus is provided (free of charge) Depart from Itoiwaga station at 9:50A.M./11:15A.M./1:00P.M./2:30P.M.

●Oumi venue 青海会場
2 minutes by car from Oyashirazu IC on the Hokuriku Expressway (parking available) 北陸自動車道親不知ICより車で約2分(駐車場有)
30 minutes on foot from Oyashirazu station on the Echigo TOKImeki Railway. えちごトキめき鉄道親不知駅より徒歩約30分


NameItoigawa Tourism Association
Telephone Number025-553-1785