Jun/7 - 8, 2019 Tsuzawa Yotaka Lantern Festival3.7
from 6/7 '19 to 6/8 '19
The Tsuzawa Yotaka Andon(Lantern) Festival is held in Oyabe City, Toyama Prefecture to pray for a huge harvest and thanks to the autumn crop, and this is also called the Fighting Lantern Festival because of the violent collisions of large lantern floats.
The Yotaka Lantern Floats are massive, large ones can reach up to 7m in height. The climax of the festival is when lantern floats are bashed into each other in order to destroy the opponent. The sight and sound of the floats crashing into each other, amidst boisterous shouts, trying to destroy each other is really impressive!
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The Yotaka Dance Parade and kid's taiko drum performance are also held.
Dates: June 7(Fri) - 8(Sat), 2019
The Eve of Festival: June 6 (Thur), Kid's Taiko Performance
Lantern Floats Procession: 19:00 - 24:00, at Tsuzawa downtown
Lantern Floats Fight : 21:00 - 24:00, in front of Andon Square
Access: 10 mins by bus from Isurugi Station and get off the Tsuzawa stop
*Please check the official website for the latest information
PurposeFestivals,thrilling,parade,Traditional folk,night view,family,men
Airport/Sta. Isurugi sta. (about 6.1km) Google Transit