Tobata Gion Festival

Wakamatsu-Tobata area Festivals / Events / See / Play

It is one of the three major summer festivals in Fukuoka Prefecture along with Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival and Kokura Gion Festival. The magical pyramids of light are overwhelming. It was registered as Intangible Cultural Heritage with UNESCO in 2016. The gathering of eight large yamagasas is a must-see.

*Held annually over three days before and after the 4th Saturday in July.


AddressAround Tobata Ward Office 1-1-1 Senbo, Tobata-ku, Kitakyushu City
Phone numberTobata Gion Festival Promotion Society Office +81-93-871-1501
AccessJR戸畑駅より徒歩5分 車:北九州都市高速戸畑出口より約5分



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