Kagoshima Ohara Festival


Join in one of the largest festivals in Kyūshū.

What happens?

A humungous parade featuring more than 20,000 dancers will take place in downtown Kagoshima (Southern Kyūshū). Beautiful costumes, drum performances, and an illuminated flower tram are some of the highlights. Everyone is encouraged to get moving, including onlookers.

This year, Tokyo Disney Resort® will also feature a 40th Anniversary Special Parade.

Schedule 2023

  • November 2 (Thur.): The night festival takes place from 6:50 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • November 3 (Fri.): The parade and other activities will go from 10:20 a.m. to 3:25 p.m. The Disney parade will start at 12:30 p.m.

How to get there

The closest station is JR Kagoshima, but the festivities can also be accessed by Kagoshima-Chūō Station, which is on the Kyūshū Shinkansen.

Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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