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Satte Summer Festival | SATTE
July 7, 2019 @ 14:00 - 21:00Free
Satte Summer Festival is a four day annual affair every July.
The first day, this year (2019) is on Sunday July 7th from 2 pm. It is the day that the mikoshi, portable shrine, is carried around town.
The large lantern floats are probably the most popular attractions of this annual 4 day three hundred year old festival. You can usually see them on the main weekend of the festival in the evening. This year those dates are Saturday July 13th and Sunday July 14th.
Over the 4 days there are different events happening around the exit of Tobu Nikko Line Satte Station. On this the first day, the festival floats will be in the Yumikiya Shrine for some of the afternoon, from about 2 pm. More information here
This festival attracts approximately 60,000 spectators and there are about 20 festival stalls.
July 6th 2019: currently there is no notification about any changes due to the weather. Please do check the official website, linked in the grey details box below, for any sudden changes or cancellation due to the continuing bad weather.
Access Satte Summer Festival
In and around the Satte Station of the Tobu Nikko Line.
For more summer events in Saitama, please see the main events calendar.
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.