Shizuoka: Shimada Mage Matsuri

Festival featuring a parade of traditional shimada coiffured women in yukata (cotton kimono).

Schedule & Key events:
12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. & 2:15 p.m.-2:35 p.m. Parade and folk dancing on Kawagoshi-kaido Street
3:25 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Demonstration of folk dancing and ceremony in the precincts of Uda-ji temple

Location: Kawagoshi-kaido Street, Uda-ji Temple and others, Shimada, Shizuoka

JR Tokaido Honsen Line to Shimada Station, and then take shuttle bus

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.