This event in 2020 was canceled due to COVID-19
One of the largest float parade festivals held in greater Tokyo. 4000 people in traditional summer costume will dance and parade with 19 floats on Koshu-kaido Street.
Hachioji Matsuri Festival
August 2nd(Fri) - 4th(Sun) 2019
Location: Hachioji (near JR Hachi Station), Tokyo
Night Parade : 18:30 - 21:00
To find details (schedule) see their official website.
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Getting there by train from Shinjuku
From JR Shinjuku Station, take the Chuo-sen train (express train Tokubetsu Kaisoku) Travel time: 36 min. Fare: 474 JPY. 5-min walk from JR Hachioji Station.
From Keio Shinjuku Station, take a train bound for Hachioji. Travel time: 34-min. Fare 360 JPY (Cheaper!)
10-min walk from Keio Hachioji Station.