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Fukaya Tanabata Festival | FUKAYA
July 6 @ 10:00 - July 8 @ 21:00
Fukaya Tanabata Festival 2018 – About 200,000 spectators descend on Fukaya to witness the magnificent colours of thousands of coloured tanabata streamers. There are different highlights for each day of the 3 weekend celebration of Tanabata. There are about 250 festival stalls.
On the Friday the festival starts from 3 pm, but Saturday and Sunday it starts from 10 am. It runs until about 9 pm each night.
Fukaya Tanabata Festival Access
The Fukaya Tanabata festival takes place close to Fukaya Station on the JR Takasaki Line on Naka cho, Honjo machi, and Inari cho.
They advise to come by public transport where possible, but there are some car parks available if you come by car. You can park at the city hall and Fukaya for free plus there are also a number of coin parking lots near the main festival area.
Flyer from the official website (it has not been updated to 2018 information yet 18/04/17): http://www.fukaya-ta.com/matsuritanabatamatsuri/
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