Harukimichi Happy Sakura Festival is a spring festival that takes place on the riverside walk along the Kari River in Minami Ashigara City. When spring comes, the 171 or so cherry trees on the riverbank bloom in unison. Visitors can enjoy strolling along the riverside walk admiring the wonderful view of cherry trees, field mustard flowers and the blue sky with the magnificent Mt. Fuji in the background. There are food stalls lined up along the riverside walk and visitors can enjoy shopping for local farm products and more. Many people also enjoy the bustling fleamarket.