Introduction of The Festival

Obama Hoze Matsuri Fukui Pref

This is the biggest Autumn festival in the Wakasa area and it has been held at Hachiman Shrine in Obama City since the Edo era (1603-1867 A.D.). It features floats, o-daiko (big Japanese drum) and Kylin lion dance, parading around the city and show traditional performing arts at the shrine.

Category
Parade・Performing art
Location(s)
Obama City Hachiman Shrine
Date(s) of Matsuri
Middle of September
Contact
Access
Ten minutes walk from JR Obama Station
URL
Conservation Group
Hoze Matsuri Iinkai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture