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Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival

A Festival So Good You'll Forget to Eat!

  • City

    Fukuoka City, Fukuoka

  • Period

    2018.7.1 [sun.]-15 [sun.]

  • Location

    Kushida Shrine Neighborhood and Around the City

  • Introduction

    A festival with over 700 years of history with strict rules and traditions where the main draws are the Kakiyama floats that are paraded through the city with shouts of "Osshoi!" by many people in traditional outfits, and the gorgeous, yet stationary Kazariyama floats.

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