Niigata Festival

A major festival that originated in 1955, this 3-day event begins with a parade of yukata-clad folk dancing teams. On the second day, more parades—with participants dressed in traditional attires, and with the bearing of mikoshi (portable shrines). The festival concludes with a large fireworks display over the Shinanogawa River.


When

August


Location

Furumachi and Bandai
Furumachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Niigata City


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