Things to do / Traditional festivals

Shizuoka: Mishima O-Matsuri

Summer Festival of the shrine. Many events are scheduled during the festival period.

Schedule & Key events:
● daily
from 8 p.m.: Floats jostle at the shrine
● Aug. 16
from 4 p.m.: Musha Gyoretsu (a warriors procession) on the main street leading to the shrine
● Aug. 17
from 1:30 p.m.: Yabusame (horseback archery) at the shrine
from 3 p.m.: Parade of folk dancing on the main street leading to the shrine

Location: Mishima Taisha Shrine and others, Mishima, Shizuoka

Mishima Taisha Shrine: JR Tokaido Shinkansen Line to Mishima Sta., and then walk 15 min.

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.