Highlighting Japanese Holidays Infographic. Good to know before you visit, so you can participate with the locals. :)
japan-guide.com forum - Trip Reports - A Day Trip to Ito and Izu Kogen - Izu Peninsula
Japan travel tips
Should you go to Japan during Golden Week? - Castaway with Crystal
Hirosaki...best time to visit for sakura is late April to early May- about the time of Golden Week.
Golden Week : la semaine de vacances au Japon
A 300-meter water slide is set to unfold in Japan during Golden Week (end of April).
Golden Week in Japan | April 29 - May 6, 2015
Japan's Cherry Blossom Festival, or Hanami, takes place from March to May.
Japan Golden Week Vacation 2014