Shimokitazawa Hachiman Shrine Festival 2019
One of Tokyo’s liveliest areas, bursting with both youth and tradition, holds a vibrant annual festival at the Kitazawa Hachiman Shrine. The event has all the summer matsuri essentials from tasty food stalls and colorful yukata to taiko drumming and goldfish scooping attractions. The second day sees a parade of mikoshi portable shrines carried through the shopping streets. Check the website for more information and a full schedule of performances closer to the date.
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