Welcome to Hachioji Festival!
You will see a total of nineteen
floats at Hachioji Festival,
a leading parade-float festival
in the Kanto region.The spectacular
display of sculptures brought to
life by the glow of the fire, and
the floats making there rounds,
battling rival floats, “Buttsuke",
a type of festive musical face-off,
are a must-see.
At the festival, you will see the
various traditions and cultural
beauties of Hachioji, such as the
transferring of a deity using a
portable shrine, the lion dance,
which is a traditional performance
art that has been kept as a tradition
at local shrines, the Great Kanto
Taiko Drumming Battle sending its
vigorous beats into the night sky,
and the folk dancing parade, which
involves 3000 dancers wearing yukata
kimonos filling the Koshu Kaido Route.
Please enjoy the midsummer festival,
held for three consecutive days!

Held on: August 4 (Fri),
5 (Sat),
6 (Sun), 2017
Venue: Nishi Hoshasen U-Road,
JR Hachioji Station North Exit 

Accessing the venue from the
nearest station
Hachioji Station on the
JR Chuo Line (5-minute walk)
Keio-Hachioji Station on the
Keio Line (10-minute walk)
Nishi-Hachioji Station on the
JR Chuo Line (12-minute walk)
Schedule for August 4 (Fri) 5 (Sat)
Schedule for August 6 (Sun)
To:Attendees of Hachioji Festival
Hachioji Festival awaits your visit!
Nineteen floats will be paraded in
a magnificent display along the
Koshu Kaido Route.
Watch the passion and spirit of
Hachioji citizens.
*Please keep an eye on your children,
as there will be many visitors.
* It is very dangerous to be too near
the parade floats. 
 Please follow the security staff's

[Getting Here By Car]
Traffic congestion is expected near
the venue on the festival dates.
We recommend you not to come by car.
If you do come by car, please refer
to the information on parking spaces
located near Hachioji Station. 

[Throwing Away Trash]
Several recycle stations have been
set up in the Hachioji Festival venue.
Please support our efforts to keep this
venue clean, by throwing trash into the
trash cans, instead of throwing it onto
the ground.

[Smoking on the Streets]
On January 1, 2007, a city-wide regulation
against smoking on the streets was enforced,
so smoking while walking on the streets of
the city is prohibited. 

Smoking on the streets has been prohibited
since April 1, 2007.
Thank you for your cooperation.


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