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Kodama Summer Festival | HONJO

July 14 @ 11:00 - 21:30

Free
Festival lanterns

This annual festival in Honjo occurs in the kodama area of Honjo City. It is usually on the same weekend as the Honjo Gion Festival. Unlike the Honjo Gion Festival, it is only for one day; Sunday July 14th, from 11 am to 9.30 pm.

Kodama Summer Festival from the official site
Kodama Summer Festival from the official site

Kodama Summer Festival is called as the “Gion Festival of Yasaka”. The fights between portable shrines (mikoshi) nicknamed as the “Kenka (Fight)-Mikoshi” in which brave young people clash with each other are still performed. This is a festival where the strength of young people is highlighted especially in the contrast to the city’s long history. Source; Honjo Tourism English webpage

Kodama Summer Festival Access

The festival in Kodama Honjo is held close to the Kodama Station on JR Hachiko line.

There is parking available.

Map, contacts and URLs in the grey details box below.

For more summer festivals and other seasonal events in Saitama, please see the event pages. You will find a selection of over 300 annual events on Saitama With Kids.

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Details

Date:
July 14
Time:
11:00 - 21:30
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://en.honjo-kanko.jp/event/kodamanatsumatsuri.html

Venue

Kodama Station
Kodamacho Kodama
Honjo,, Saitama Prefecture, 〒367-0212 Japan
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Events by their very nature are tentative. Please do check with the official sources for any last minute changes due to weather or other mitigating factors.

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