May 2
~
May 3

Ome Grand Festival

9:00am – 7:30pm
Free
Ome

This traditional festival features twelve giant wheeled floats known as “dashi” – each representing one of the neighborhoods of the city of Ome in far western Tokyo.

Costumed mannequins ride the dashi, which are pushed and pulled through the streets to the accompaniment of traditional flutes and drums by the residents of the neighborhood they represent.

The festival has a history of more than 100 years and draws 130,000 visitors each year.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, many events have been canceled. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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