This annual event in 2021 was canceled due to COVID-19

Omiya Nakasendo Festival | Canceled

Omiya Nakasendo Festival is a traditional summer festival held in Omiya. The festival features Mikoshi (miniature shrines) floats parades. Taiko drumming and traditional dances will also be performed on the streets around JR Omiya Station (East exit) in the evening


Omiya is one of the largest cities in Saitama prefecture, originally grew up in a town of Hikawa-jinja Shrine, having more than 2000 years of history.

Omiya Nakasendo Festival

August 1st(Thu)-2nd(Fri) 2019
Time :
17:00- 21:00 on 1.Aug.
17:00-22:00 on 2.Aug.

Location: Omiya Station Area (around East Exit) in Saitama

Official Information by Saitama Prefecture

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