Thursday, 17 August 2017

Towada Fall Festival 2017

Towada Fall Festival 2017
平成29年度十和田秋まつり (Towada Aki Matsuri)

The Fall Festival is the biggest annual festival in central Towada. Enjoy various performances, parades of large floats and portable shrines, a festival music competition (drum, flute, and hand cymbal), a variety of different food stalls and more!
Towada Fall Festival 2017 poster 平成29年度十和田秋まつり ポスター Aki Matsuri

Date: September 8-10, 2017 *Rain or Shine*
Location: Central Towada (various - see map)
Admission: Free
  • food stalls
  • float parade
  • portable shrine carrying
  • various performances (Yosakoi, hip hop, etc.)
  • Towada Bayashi (festival music) competition
  • etc.
(*based on 2016 schedule--will be updated when confirmed*)

Friday, September 8
  • 14:00~ Float Parade (Former National Rte. 4)
  • 17:30~ Nagashi Odori (dancing parade), Mikoshi (portable shrine carrying), Yosakoi dance, hip hop dance, etc. (Kanchogai Street)
Saturday, September 9
  • 13:45~ Towada Bayashi Competition (Sumo Dohyo)
  • 15:30~ Kids' Performances (Intersection in front of City Hall (Newer Building))
  • 17:30~ Twilight* & Evening Float Parade (Kanchogai Street)
    *Viewing Tip: During the twilight parade (1st round, from 17:30), floats move onto the parade route from west and east. When two floats meet at the intersection in front of City Hall, they do a mini drumming/music battle ("kenka daiko") before proceeding on the parade route.
Sunday, September 10
  • 14:00~ Float Parade (Former National Rte. 4)
  • 17:00~ Kayou (Popular Song) Show (Komakko Hiroba)

Events Venue Map

More Information:
Towada Fall Festival Website (Japanese):

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