Fukagawa Hachiman Festival (Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine)
This year is main festival once in three years! Grand joint parade of town’s portable shrines will be held
Annual festival of Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine is also called the “Fukagawa Hachiman Festival” and it is counted as one of the Edo three major festivals with the “Sanno Festival” of Hie Jinja Shrine and the “Kanda Festival” of Kanda Myojin.
The year that the imperial carriage of Hachimangu Shrine carries out is called “Hon Matsuri” (Main Festival) and it is held once every three years.
2017 is the year of “Main Festival”.
Together with the large and small, 120 town’s portable shrine are carried, and joint procession of portable shrines with 53 large ones of them are done.
Along with the traditional cheer of “wasshoi”, roadside spectators sprinkle the water swiftly against the bearers, it is also called the “Mizukake Matsuri” (Watering Festival).
|Event Name||Fukagawa Hachiman Festival (Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine)|
|Venue||Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine and surroundings|
|Dates||August 11, 2017 – August 15, 2017|
|Note||【August 12】8:00 –
“Shinkosai” (Imperial Carriage of Hachimangu Shrine’s carrying)
【August 13】7:30 –
“Mikoshi Rengo Togyo” (Joint parade of portable shrines)
|Open Hours||Depends on the event.|
|Address||1-20-3 Tomioka, Koto-ku, Tokyo|