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Ranzan Summer Festival | RANZAN
August 3 @ 14:00 - 21:00Free
The Ranzan Summer Festival is a traditional festival with mikoshi (palanquin or portable shrine) pictured above. There are also performances, dance, music and festival stalls.
Ranzan summer festival welcome all to join in the mikoshi bearing. If you would like the experience of bearing a mikoshi, please contact the number given below.
There is a children’s mikoshi at this festival too. They are looking for children to participate: anyone is welcome. Children can wear whatever they want, but they ask that you avoid wearing skirts. Most children come in festival wear. If you are interested, you can contact the organizer on the number posted below. It would also seem that you can just ask to participate on the day if you arrive early. The area is open from 1.45 pm.
Mikoshi organizer’s phone number: 0493-62-2895 (Japanese language).
Access Ranzan Summer Festival
The festival is held around the West exit of the Tobu Tojo Line’s Musashi Ranzan Station.
For more summer festivals and events in Saitama please see the main event pages.
Ranzan is a beautiful and underrated rural area of Saitama. Here are some of the articles about Ranzan that feature on this blog:
Glamping style barbecue area and outdoor cafe (dogs welcome)
You will also find several annual events in Ranzan in the event pages.
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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