Shinkawa Market Festival

3rd May–5th May, 2020
Fox wedding parade
Fox wedding parade | Photo by Isado used under CC

Coinciding with the annual Golden Week holidays, the Shinkawa Market Festival in the city of Ube, is a celebration of the traditions of the area.

The highlight of the festival is the fox’s wedding parade in which a traditionally dressed “bride and groom” with their faces painted as foxes, are wheeled on a rickshaw through the streets.

Dates: 3rd May–5th May, 2020
Entry: Free
Closest station(s): Ubeshinkawa Station
Use the Japan Rail Pass to get here.
Link in Japanese
Area: Yamaguchi
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