This annual event in 2021 is canceled due to Covid-19.
During the 3-day festival, various events are staged on streets in Sawara old town, featuring parading of Dashi floats decorated with giant Samurai dolls, accompanying of traditional festival music "Sawara-bayashi"
Sawara-no Taisai Festival in summer
July 12th(Fri) - 14th(Sun) 2019 from 10:00AM to 10:00PM
Location: Sawara in Katorishi (near Narita City), Chiba Prefecture
Sawara Festival Information by Katori City (Japanese website)
City Guide to Sawara http://www.sawara-cci.or.jp/aruki/english/
Youtube by Kugenet: https://youtu.be/dIL-Fvl-t0Y
Related Article on digi-joho TOKYO TRAVEL: Attractions in Sawara and Katori City
From JR Narita Station (Next to Narita International Airport station)
Take a train on the JR Narita-sen Line JR成田線 and get off at Sawara station 佐原駅 (Travel time: Approx.30 mins. A 10-min walk from Sawara station to the old district.