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Sakado Yosakoi | SAKADO
October 20 @ 08:00 - October 21 @ 17:00
Sakado Yosakoi – A total of 2300 people in 53 teams will compete in this year’s Autumn Sakado Yosakoi, celebrated on two days in late October. This year the dates are October 20th and 21st. The dancing teams will parade from Sakado station to Kita-Sakado station, both of which are on the Tobu Tojo Line. The main stage is at Sakado’s Bunka Hall, in the car park.
Apart from the parade and stage events, there are some festival booths which of course include festival food. Last year that included gourmet from the Tohoku region, but full details for 2018 have not yet been released (August 25th).
Access Sakado Yosakoi
Just an hour from Shibuya station and only 43 minutes from Ikebukuro Station, Sakado Yosakoi can be accessed on the Tobu Tojo line. The nearest stations are Kita Sakado and Sakado stations. They are a 10 and 15 minute walk respectfully, from the main stage.
Other things to do in Sakado:
Try some 3D latte art at Cafe Chocotea.
Coming up on the blog; visit Meiji Chocolate Factory.
For more events in Saitama please see the main events calendar.