Toyohashi-City [Closed to the Public]
Toyohashi Demon Festival
(Toyohashi Oni Matsuri)
Date : 02/10/2022, 02/11/2022
Only Shinto rituals will be carried out within the shrine grounds in 2022. Members of the public are not allowed to view the rituals.
A Town Turned Pure White by the Whitish Flour a Repentant Red Demon Scattered
The Demon Festival is an exotic festival mixing legendary tales with Shinto elements for its background, and is held every year on February 10 and 11 at Akumikambe-Shinmei Shrine in Toyohashi City. For a long time, it has also been the event that announces the coming of spring to the inhabitants of East Mikawa Region. It is now appointed as an Important National Intangible Folk Culture Heritage of the country.