Kagurazaka Machi Tobi Festa 2023

Kagurazaka’s annual autumn festival is a more than two-week bonanza that includes a bunch of fun and free cultural events, including tea ceremonies, concerts, Awa Odori dancing, and the Bake Neko Festival. Most look forward to November 3 when the Kagurazaka Street Painting will be held.

Schedule 2022

The main highlights of the Kagurazaka Festa include:

  • Sunday, October 16: Bake Neko Festival, Waiters Race, free afternoon jazz performances at Akagi Shrine Kagura Hall, and traditional dancing from 6:30 p.m. at Zenkoku-ji Temple.
  • Sunday, October 23 (2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.): Kagurazaka Machitobi Festa “Autumn Awa Odori”. Map on website.
  • Saturday, October 29 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.): Handmade market.
  • Sunday, October 30 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.): Free tour of Yarai Noh Theater and performances every 30 minutes.
  • Thursday, November 3 (holiday): Anyone will be able to paint on a giant roll of paper placed along Kagurazaka Street.
  • Every Saturday, Sunday, and holiday: Book Recycling Market at Nakamachi Library.
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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