Shinshiro-City [Cancelled in 2021]
Tsukude Old Castle Festival
(Tsukude Kojo Matsuri)
Date : May(The first ten days)
The 2021 Tsukude Old Castle Festival has been cancelled.
The annual event of Tsukude District in Shinshiro-City, held at the Roadside Station Tsukude Tezukuri Mura, adjacent to the Ruins of Kameyama Castle site, which in turn was the residence of the samurai lord of the region, Okudaira Nobumasa, during the Senkoku Warring States period.
The festival's main attraction is the demonstration of matchlock arquebuses fire by performers dressed in character as soldiers and samurai of olden times. Other events include shows of Japanese Taiko drums, Kyudo archery performances, songs and performing arts, and much more.