Shinagawa Old town Festival | Sep. 28-29 2019

The highlight is the parade of people in Samurai and Geisha costume.


Shinagawa Old town Festival
品川宿場まつり

A festival held in Shinagawa, a town formerly known as a post station (Shukuba) sitting on Route Tokaido leading from Tokyo to Kyoto. During the festival, various events will take place around Kitashinagawa station and Seiseki-koen areas, such as a parade of people in Edo-period costume (Samurai etc.), Taiko drum performances, and Oiran Douchu (a kind of runway walking of women in gorgeous Kimono dress)

Sep. 28th(Sat), 29th(Sun) 2019
Location: Kitashinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

Official website (Japanese)
https://shinagawa-shukuba-matsuri.tokyo/

Shinagawa Tourism Association https://shinagawa-kanko.or.jp/?lang=en

28th(Sat)
From 16:00(4:00PM)-19:00(7:00PM)
Night parade of Oiran Douchu (Starts from near the Yatsuyama Exit of Kitashinagawa Station on the Keikyu Line)

29th(Sun)
From 12:00 : Parade in Kimono costume (Starts from the point Near Kitashinagawa station on the Keikyu Line)
From 13:00(1:00PM) : Fire Walking at Honsenji Temple 品川寺 (5min walk from Aomonoyokocho station on the Keikyu) Line
http://honsenji.net/taisai.html

Getting there (By train from Shinagawa Station)
Take a train on the Keihin Kyuko Railway (=Keikyu) and get off at Kitashinagawa Station
Keikyu Web https://www.keikyu.co.jp/

Google Maps: Kitashinagawa Station
https://goo.gl/maps/jDquimLRmxs