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[Atami Kogashi Matsuri (Festival Float Contest)]

Splendid festival floats liven up the summer in Atami

Held as a highlight to the "Atami Kogashi Matsuri", Kinomiya Shrine's annual festival, the "Dashi Concours" festival float contest has become a summer tradition in Atami. A gorgeous sight unfolds along Route 135, the coastal highway were the event is held, as more than 30 floats parade by sporting traditional wood carvings and other decorations. The sound of festival music played on bells, drums and flutes sings out from the floats, and the whole of Atami exudes a festival mood.
Date July 15th and 16th
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. * To 9:00 p.m. on the 16th
* The Atami Kogashi Matsuri is scheduled to be held every year on July 15th and 16th.
Location Higashikaigan-cho, Atami City, Shizuoka
Phone +81-557-85-2222 (Atami City Tourism Association) (English available)
Access Approx. 20-minute walk from "Atami Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen.
URL (Atami City Tourism Association)

updated on Jul 19, 2019

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