Thursday, 18 August 2016

Towada Fall Festival 2016

Towada Fall Festival 2016
平成28年度十和田秋まつり (Towada Aki Matsuri)

The Fall Festival is the biggest annual festival in central Towada. Enjoy various performances, parades of large floats and portable shrines, a festival music competition (drum, flute, and hand cymbal), a variety of different food stalls and more!

Towada Fall Festival 2016 poster 平成28年度十和田秋まつり ポスター Aki Matsuri

Date: September 9-11, 2016 *Rain or Shine*
Location: Central Towada (various - see map)
Admission: Free
  • food stalls
  • float parade
  • portable shrine carrying
  • various performances (Yosakoi, hip hop, etc.)
  • Towada Bayashi (festival music) competition
  • etc.
Friday, September 11
  • 14:00~ Float Parade (Former National Rte. 4)
  • 17:30~ Nagashi Odori (dancing parade), Mikoshi (portable shrine carrying), Yosakoi dance, hip hop dance, etc. (Kanchogai Street)
Saturday, September 12
  • 13:45~ Towada Bayashi Competition (Sumo Dohyo)
  • 14:00~ Umagin Performance (Intersection in front of City Hall (Newer Building))
  • 15:30~ Kids' Performances (Intersection in front of City Hall (Newer Building))
  • 17:30~ Twilight* & Evening Float Parade (Kanchogai Street)
    *Viewing Tip: During the twilight parade (1st round, from 17:30), floats move onto the parade route from west and east. When two floats meet at the intersection in front of City Hall, they do a mini drumming/music battle ("kenka daiko") before proceeding on the parade route.
Sunday, September 13
  • 14:00~ Float Parade (Former National Rte. 4)
  • 17:00~ Kayou (Popular Song) Show (Komakko Hiroba)
Road Closures & Parking Maps (PDF)
Towada Fall Festival 2016 Kanchogai Street Road Closures & Parking Map September 9-10 平成28年度十和田秋まつり 官庁街通りの交通規制図・駐車場ご案内9月9日・10日 Aki Matsuri
Kanchogai Street Sep 9-10

Towada Fall Festival 2016 Former National Rte. 4 Road Closures & Parking Map September 9 &11 平成28年度十和田秋まつり 旧国道4号の交通規制図・駐車場ご案内9月9日・11日 Aki Matsuri
Former National Rte. 4 Sep 9 & 11
Events Venue Map

More Information:
Towada Fall Festival Website (Japanese):

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