Bon Festival in Yokote

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About

After the middle of Edo period, Yokote area was hit by a massive famine and the damage was enourmous.  In order to serve for the lost ones from the famine, about 200 years ago, Yanagi Town of Yokote made a ship and send it on a river to cure the damaged souls.

Event date
August 15th - 16th
Sponsorship
Institute of Yokote Tourism Association (Inside Fureai Center Kamakura kan)
Venue
6th Hebino Saki river shore 15th Yokote City Hall Main Building Festival Area 16th Hebino Saki river shore, InsideYokote Park
Address
Yokote Chuo Cho, others
The number of bleachers
16th Sitting seats 40, Stading 150
Bleachers Rates
10,000 yen (5.5 m2 for 6people), 2,000 yen for standing
Propriety of bleachers Pre-registration
Mail
Bleachers in advance How to Apply
Box seats (phone reservation needed) Bleachers(no reservation needed)
Group discount rate of bleachers
none
Number of car spaces
700 cars
Parking Fee
free
Corresponding at the time of bad weather
June 15th cancelled in case of rain 16th rain or shine
Mail
info@con-akita.com
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