This annual event in 2021 is canceled due to COVID-19.

Midnight Fox Parade at Oji | Canceled

Traditional midnight parade in fox costume

People in traditional Japanese costumes wear fox masks and parade along the streets leading to Inari Shrine in Oji. Oji is an old town in Tokyo, has a myth that foxes come up to Oji from all over the Japan on 31 of December in midnight and pray together at Inari Shrine. The parade starts at 0:00 AM in the midnight (Jan.1), from the street near the North Exit of JR Oji Station.

Midnight Fox Parade at Oji
王子 狐の行列

December 31(Mon) 2019 (January 1st 2020) from 0:00AM midnight
Location: Ouji, Kita-ku, Tokyo

YouTube by Yuko Saito

Official website (Japanese)

Related article on digi-joho: Attractions in Oji Town

Getting there
Take the JR Keihin-tohoku Train and get off at JR Ouji Station
Take a train on the Nanboku Subway Line of Tokyo Metro and get off at Oji Station.

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