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Toide Tanabata Matsuri 2024

This is a traditional festival in the Toide district of Takaoka City in which 1,500 tanabata streamers of various sizes line the streets to form a Tanabata Tunnel. The largest streamer is 18m long! At night the decorations are illuminated by lanterns to create a dreamlike atmosphere that has led some to call it the most beautiful Tanabata festival in Japan. As July 7th is a sekku (seasonal change) day for boys, households with boys make tanabata streamers in order to ask for the healthy growth of their children. This is a tradition that has been handed down over the ages in this area.

Last updated: 11 June, 2024
Date 4 July, 2024 - 7 July, 2024
Website https://www.shokoren-toyama.or.jp/~takaoka/archives/1791
Venue The Toidemachi area
Toidemachi, Takaoka-shi, Toyama 939-1104