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Toda Furusato Festival
August 17, 2019 @ 12:00 - August 18, 2019 @ 20:00Free
The Toda Furusato Festival is on Saturday August 17th and Sunday August 18th 2019. The 45th annual festival will be held in and around Toda City Hall.
It is a typical festival with the usual offerings of food booths, live performances (including taiko drums) and traditional dance. The festival is held from noon to 8 pm on both days.
Within the Toda Furusato festival there is a children’s festival “Todakko festa” on Saturday the 17th. The Todakko Festa has several special events for children. They include a children’s mikoshi (portable shrine) parade. The shrine is carried by elementary and junior high school students. Over the two day period there are several competitions for children and live music performances too.
Access Toda Furusato Festival
This year the festival returns to the city hall area for the first time in fourteen years. The nearest station is Toda Koen station on the JR Saikyo Line. There is a free shuttle bus from the station to the city hall.
**They are still looking for volunteers to help out at the festival, particularly the kids events. If you are interested you will find more information on the official website (Japanese language only) or on the official Toda City website.
For more festivals and seasonal events in Saitama please see the main event pages.
Other seasonal events in Toda City, Saitama:
One of the largest fireworks, held each year in early August: Todabashi Fireworks (Itabashi Fireworks) | TODA
For the kids ~ the annual summer outdoor pools: Toda Summer Pool at Kodomo No Kuni
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.