May 3
~
May 5

Shinkawa Market Festival

Free

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. This happens on the final day – May 5th.

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