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Yosakoi Samba Festival | SOKA
July 20 @ 13:00 - July 21 @ 21:00Free
Yosakoi and Samba Festival Soka – The Yosakoi and Samba dance festival, is being held on Saturday July 20th and Sunday July 21st in Soka City, Saitama. This is the 10th occurrence of this event.
The dance festival starts from 4 pm on Saturday and from 1 pm on Sunday. The samba parade is on the Sunday from 4.15 pm. On both dates the festival runs until around 9 pm.
Samba Festival Soka Access
The festival is being held around the west exit of the Soka station. Soka station is on the Tobu Isesaki 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, carnival festivals in the Kanto (Greater Tokyo) area, yosakoi festivals in Saitama, Soka with kids
The featured photo of a dancer in yellow and red feather head dress is just an image, it is not from the actual festival.
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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