Odate Shinmeisha Festival

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The Odate Shinmeisha Festival is held in late summer to pray for an abundant harvest. Neighborhoods around the city pull large, decorated floats around the city which carry dancers and musicians. On the first night of the festival the floats converege on the center of town for a blessing by the shrine priest. On the second night, a purifying water fight is held in the center of town to the delight of spectators.


【Where】Hachiko-dori (main street)

【When】September 10, 11th

【Contact】date Shinmeisha festival entertainment dedication executive committee TEL:080-1808-6934



Hachiko-dori (main street)