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Omiya Summer Festivals Nisshin Tanabata Festival | SAITAMA CITY
August 6 @ 15:00 - August 7 @ 21:00Free
The Omiya Nisshin Tanabata Festival is one of several “Omiya Summer Festivals”. It is held annually on tanabata, August 7th*, and the preceding day – tanabata eve!
*Tanabata Festival, known as the star festival in english, is either celebrated on July 7th or August 7th. It depends on the region. The majority of Tanabata celebrations in Saitama are on August 7th or in the days leading up to it. You will find several tanabata events on the calendar pages.
The nisshin star festival offers music, performances, mikoshi and gourmet.
The festival is around the south entrance to Nisshin station and the Nisshin Primary School areas.
If there is rain on the day they will either cancel or make changes to the schedule of the event.
The featured image is from the Saitama Tourism and International Relation Bureau’s official website.
For more tanabata and seasonal events in Saitama, please see the main event pages.