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Warabi Hata Festival | WARABI

August 2, 2019 @ 13:30 - August 5, 2019 @ 21:00

Tanabata kamifukuoka and warabi hata festival

The Warabi Hata festival is an annual 4 day festival in celebration of the star festival or “tanabata” as it is called in Japanese. It is celebrated along the 1 kilometer of the Nakasendo Trail near the Warabi station.

Images from the official website

Schedule of the Warabi Hata Festival

*Please note that festivals, like all events, are tentative by nature; there maybe changes to the schedule due to weather or other mitigating factors* This is a typical line up at the festival:

August 2nd

Children can write their tanabata messages and stick to bamboo trees from the 2nd to the 5th. Tanabata streamers decorate the streets. They can be seen until the 5th.

August 3rd

Traditional dance parade from 5 pm.

August 4th and 5th

Stage performances in front of KawaShin Bank.

August 3rd, 4th, 5th

Various live performances on the “Star Light” stage in front of the station.

On August 5th the festival ends at 8 pm, every other night it finishes at 9 pm.

Access Warabi Festival

Access from Warabi station. Most of the festivities are around the West exit. Map in the grey details box at the bottom of the post.

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August 2, 2019 @ 13:30
August 5, 2019 @ 21:00
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Warabi Station
Tsukagoshi, 1 Chome−4−1
Warabi, Saitama 335-0002 Japan
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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, particularly with the current Coronavirus outbreak.

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