Kagurazaka Matsuri Festival | Canceled

This annual event in 2022 is canceled due to Covid-19.

Hozuki(Japanese lantern plant) Market will be held at the temple in Kakurazaka. A traditional Japanese folk dance will also be performed on the streets there.

Kagurazaka Matsuri Festival

This annual event in 2022 is canceled due to Covid-19.

Date: July 24th(Wed) - 27th(Sat) 2019
Location: Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

24th- 25th  17:30-12:00
Hozuki(Japanese lantern plant) Market with 45 food stalls lining on the street will take place in front of  Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple. Fork arts will be performed at the stage in the temple.

26th - 27th  19:00-21:00
Groups of Awaodori  (traditional Japanese folk dance) dancers parade the streets, one starts from Akagi-jinja Shrine and the other starts from the underneath of the Kagurazaka slope to the upper end.

Getting there by train:
Take the JR Sobu-sen train and get off at Iidabashi Station 飯田橋駅. 1-min walk from the west exit of the station.

Official website of Kagurazakasaka Touri Shotenkai Shopping Street
http://www.kagurazaka.in/ (Japanese website)

Youtube by bartendernahito: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2hhFqDvtf8

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