Giant Doll Parade at Sawara | Canceled

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
佐原の大祭 夏祭り

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

 Youtube by Kugenet:

Related Article  on digi-joho TOKYO TRAVEL: Attractions in Sawara and Katori City

Getting there:
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.

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