Ishioka Festival is the grand festival of the Hitachi no Kuni Sosha Gu Shrine, one of the three great Kanto festivals.
Starting with the elegant mikoshi portable shrines, more than 40 gorgeous dashi floats and brave horojishi lions parade through the city during the three-day festival which attracts more than 400,000 visitors every year.
|Event Dates||Mid-September every year (tentative)|
|Location (venue)||Around Hitachi no Kuni Sosha Gu Shrine and JR Ishioka Station|
|Address||2-8-1 Sosha, Ishioka-shi, Ibaraki|
|Category||Processions and parades, Shrines and temples|
Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.