Kappabashi Street is a shopping street with a number of stores handling cooking utensils, where many tourists visit as the street is near Asakusa, one of the most famous sightseeing spots in Tokyo. During the festival, bamboos with colourful wishing paper are decorated in the street, and various folk arts are performed on the weekend.
Tanabata Matsuri Festival
Date: July 6th(Thu) - 10th(Mon) 2017
Location: Kappabashi Shopping Street in the town between Asakusa and Ueno, Tokyo
12 min walk from Kaminarimon Gate of Sensoji Temple.
Official website (Japanese website)
Kappabashi Street http://www.kappabashi.or.jp