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Toyota-City Koromo Festival (Koromo Matsuri)

Date : 10/19/2019, 10/20/2019


  • Koromo Festival (Koromo Matsuri)

This great festival of Toyota-City is held annually on the third weekend of October. It features two days of celebrations and rituals with plenty of events such as parades, local street food, and traditional art demonstrations. The Shingakusai pre-event on Saturday showcases the gathering of the distinctive eight-wheeled floats parading through the streets. The celebrations continue on Sunday, with more festivities and fireworks at night on the banks of the Yahagigawa River.

Huge amounts of confetti are thrown to kick off the procession of the unique and majestic eight-wheeled floats of Toyota-City. It is a spectacular sight to see the great crowds of guild-members maneuver them through the streets, all the while chanting "Hoissa! Hoissa!" This festival is said to have its roots in the Edo Period, with its current form catalyzed in the Meiji period. Toyota-City was still named Koromo at that time, hence this festival's namesake.
The festival, a Designated Intangible Cultural Folkloric Heritage of Toyota-City, is a ritual performed to ensure abundant crops. As part of the ceremony, the floats pass by the shrine seven times doing their journey of the "mairi" procession.

Koromo Festival

Event Note:
This year the parade floats will line up in front of Toyota-shi Station!
Spectators can anticipate new events to accompany the first year of the Reiwa era.

Date: Hongaku Festival October 20th from 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Place: In front of Toyota-shi Station

  • Koromo Festival
  • Koromo Festival
  • Koromo Festival

EVENT OVERVIEW

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Date : October 19th (Saturday) and 20th (Sunday), 2019
Place : Koromo Shrine and other locations around Toyota-City
Location : 〒471-0023
5-1 Koromo-cho, Toyota-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
(Koromo Shrine)
Phone number : 0565-34-6642 (Toyota City Tourism Department)
0565-85-7777 (Tourism TOYOTA)

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
Should accuracy be critical, please verify this information using a direct source, whenever possible.

ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    From Nagoya Station, board the subway Higashiyama Line bound to Fushimi and Fujigaoka, change trains at Fushimi Station to the Tsurumai Line bound to Akaike. If needed, change trains at Akaike Station to continue proceeding with the Meitetsu Toyota Line until Toyotashi Station. Alight and walk eastwards 10 min.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Approx. 20 min. from the Toyota-Matsudaira I.C. of the Aichi Kanjo Expressway.
    Approx. 15 min. from the Toyota I.C. of the Tomei Expressway.

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