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Textile Thanksgiving - Ichinomiya Tanabata Festival

Scheduled to be held from July 1 (Thu.) to 31 (Sat.), 2021
(Main event period July 15 (Thu.) to 18 (Sun.))

Ichinomiya City is famous for producing high-quality textiles, which have been used for world-leading brands. The Textile Thanksgiving - Ichinomiya Tanabata Festival is held every July in Masumida Shrine that enshrines the god of textiles and other areas, as the biggest event in the summer for local people. The main feature of the event is colorful Tanabata decorations along the streets. This festival is well known as one of the most gorgeous Tanabata events in Japan, attracting about one million visitors each time. Another pleasure of this event is to enjoy many stalls lined up on the street at night.

Information

Location 491-0859 Hommachi Shopping Street: 1-to 3-chome, Hommachi, Ichinomiya City                                                Meitetsu Ichinomiya Station: 1-1-1 Shinsei, Ichinomiya City
Place Various areas in the City (Main event venues)
Fee Free of charge

Access

  • Car
    Car
    ・Approx. 15-min. drive from Ichinomiya I.C. of the Meishin Expressway
    ・Approx. 10-min. drive from Ichinomiya-Kisogawa I.C. of the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway
    ・Approx. 10-min. drive from Ichinomiya-Nishi I.C. of the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway
  • Train
    Public Transportation
    ・Get off at JR Owari-Ichinomiya Station or Meitetsu Ichinomiya Station (Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line).