The 65th Onneyu Hot Spring Festival in Hokkaido


The main event of this largest summer festival in the Onneyu hot spring resort, which takes place annually at the beginning of August, is Mikoshi Kawatogyo. This is a one-hour spectacular event you cannot miss – about 100 youngsters parade in the water of the Muka River carrying a portable shrine against the backdrop of beautiful fireworks.
Other events and attractions during the festival include street stalls and YOSAKOI Soran.

Date

From August 6, 2016 to August 7, 2016

Access

20 minutes by bus from JR Rubeshibe Station, 1 hour and 20 minutes from Kamikawa Sounkyo IC (Japan National Route 450)

http://www.visit-hokkaido.jp/event/detail/82

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