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Main weekend of the Satte Summer Festival | SATTE
July 13 - July 14
The main weekend of the Satte Summer Festival is usually the 2nd weekend in July. This year, 2019, it falls on Saturday July 13th and Sunday July 14th.
The large lantern floats are one of the major attractions of this annual 4 day three hundred year old festival. On the Saturday they are paraded around from 1 pm to 10 pm. On Sunday they are paraded around before being lined up on Chuo Dori street around 2.30 pm. The festival culminates with the floats gradually building up speed as they turn round and round. That usually begins in the late afternoon as the sun begins to set.
Over the 4 days there are festival stalls and different events happening around the exit of Tobu Nikko Line Satte Station.
Information on the official event webpage (Japanese only).
Approximately 60,000 people come to enjoy the festival.
Queries to 0480-43-1111
Satte Summer Festival Access
In and around the Tobu Nikko Line’s Satte station and Chuo dori.
More events in Saitama are on the main events calendar which you can access here.
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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