New shopping mall opens near Misawa
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan — MG Plaza — a new shopping mall that’s been built outside the front gate here — will open Saturday, according to Misawa City Chamber of Commerce officials.
A two-day festival begins at 9 a.m. Saturday to celebrate the opening.
The first 200 visitors Saturday and Sunday will receive free gifts, and bands will entertain visitors.
The plaza is part of a $72 million project to revitalize the shopping district outside the base and attract tourists.