Festivals of Japan

Events across Japan. A collection ranging from traditional to seasonal offerings.

Nada Fighting Festival - Hyogo

This autumn festival held at Matsubara Hachiman Shrine in Shirahama-cho, Himeji is popularly known as the Nada Fighting Festival.
As the name implies, it is a peculiar festival in Japan where mikoshi shrines bump and jostle. The festival is held on October 14th and 15th every year and captivates onlookers with three mikoshi “fighting” and a the yatai-neri parade of seven yatai floats that fiercely make their way through the streets.

Event Dates Every year on October 14/15
Event Details Festivals cancelled this year
Official site http://www.nadamatsuri.jp/index.html
Location (venue) Matsubara Hachiman Shrine
Address 396, Shirahama-cho, Himeji-shi, Hyogo
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Region Kinki
Category Processions and parades

Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.

update: Dec.22.2023

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