Samba Festival Soka – The Yosakoi Samba festival, is being held on Saturday July 21st and Sunday July 22nd in Soka City, Saitama. This the 9th occurrence of this event. They have added a few extras this year in celebration of the city celebrating its 60th birthday!
The festival starts from 4 pm on Saturday and from 1 pm on Sunday. The samba parade is on the Sunday from 4.15 pm.
Soka Yosakoi Samba Festival from the official site, click on the image to be redirected (Japanese language only)
Access Yosakoi Samba Festival Soka
The festival is being held around the Soka station. Soka station is on the Tobu Skytree Line. It is one stop away from the border of Tokyo and Saitama meaning a lot of people commute from Tokyo to enjoy this effervescent festival. Map and website URLs in the grey details box at the very bottom of the post.
For more summer festivals and events in Saitama, please see the main event pages
# Saitama Festivals close to Tokyo