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Chichibu Night Festival
(Chichibu Yomatsuri)

秩父夜祭(秩父)

Visit one of the most famous float festival in Japan
(A UNESCO World Intangible Heritage festival)

DATE

2020 :  December 2nd-3rd
Days
Hours
Min
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*Dates and times have not been confirmed by the organizer.

TIME

Dec 2nd – 10:00- 20:00
Dec 3rd – 10:00- 22:00

*The Dates and times have not been confirmed by the organizer.

SCHEDULE

Performances during the day & fireworks in the evening.
Kabuki performance in the afternoon of the second day.

*All dates & activities are subject to change due to weather and/or unforeseen circumstances.

COST

Free 

How to enjoy the Chichibu Night Festival

Picturesque scenery (Great for Instagram pics!)

Fun for a group of friends

Fun for solo travelers

Experience Traditional Japan

Enjoy a Full day

Taste a wide range of festival food (from early afternoon)

Walk around town

🎆🏮Brilliant Fireworks and Colorful Lanterns.
Visit Chichibu for a Dazzling Night Festival! 🏮🎆

The ✨Chichibu Night Festival which is known for its energetic and colorful vibes😍,  will surely be an exciting experience during your winter trip to Japan!

With an astonishing 300-year history, Chichibu Night Festival features exquisite floats🎉, charming paper lanterns🏮, splendid fireworks🎆, and many more fun winter festivities throughout 2 days✨!

Don’t miss the evening of December 3rd. Right before the fireworks🎆, the humongous floats are pulled all the way up the Dangozaka hill😮😍!!

What to do nearby Chichibu Night Festival?

Local recommendations

  • Culture
  • Hot Springs
  • Chichibu Shrine
  • Chichibu Meisen Museum (Traditional Japanese Silk)
  • Attractions
  • Ogano Fossil Museum
  • Outdoor treetop course (Chichibu Forest Adventure)
  • Japanese water rafting (Nagatoro / 30min by local train)
  • Moomin Valley Park (Hanno / 45 min by local train)
  • Food / Drink
  • Whiskey (Ichiro's Malt)
  • Craft Beer (Chichibu Omote-Sando Lab)
  • Soba Noodles
  • Waraji Tonkatsu (Pork cutlet on rice)
  • Miso Potato

Access (How to get to Chichibu Night Festival)

From Tokyo

  • 1H 40min from Tokyo (Ikebukuro Sta.) by train.
  • 2H 40min drive from Tokyo (Ikebukuro) by car

Address

Chichibu Shrine (秩父神社)
1-3 Banbamachi, Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture 368-0041)
〒368-0041 埼玉県秩父市番場町1−3

By Train

From Chichibu Station (JR Line)

or Seibu Chichibu Station (Seibu Chichibu Railway)

3 minutes on foot from Chichibu Station on the Chichibu Railway OR 10 minutes on foot from Seibu Chichibu Station on the Seibu Chichibu Railway.

By Car

50 minutes from Hanazono IC on the Kan-Etsu Expressway.

(We highly recommend you use public transport as the traffic can get heavy and parking spaces are limited during the festival)

Contact Details (Event Organizer)

For information about this event please contact the Chichibu Omotenashi Tourism Organization directly.

Tel: +81 0494-26-6260

Email: Contact via Email (External Link)

Websites
Japanese Event Website  (External Link – Japanese)

UNESCO Festivals near tokyo  (Internal Link – English)

Other Events & Festivals near Tokyo in December

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