2023 : July 12th and 18th (2 days only)
12th : 11am – A short ceremony at Yasaka Shrine
18th : 3pm -9pm
Praised as one of Kanto’s biggest 🏮lantern festivals, the week-long 🔥Kuki Lantern Festival🔥 is an opportunity for you to forget about your worries and 🍻just have fun!
The 7 majestic floats are decorated with mythical dolls during the 🌞day and lit up with hundreds of 🏮lanterns at 🌙night. The thundering taiko drums and powerful performances— now that’s the 👏sound of Japanese summer!
The festival will get even 😮wilder when the local men start to 🏃🏻spin the 4-ton floats at top speed and 🏃🏻slam them into one another! Make sure to check out 😍Kuki’s specialty desserts including buns with salted anko (sweet bean paste)!
Kuki Station West Gate Area (久喜駅西口), 2-chōme-1 Kukichūō, Kuki, Saitama 346-0003
〒346-0003 埼玉県久喜市久喜中央2-1 久喜駅西口周辺
From Kuki Station (JR & Tobu Isesaki Line)
Take the JR Utsunomiya Line or the Tobu Isesaki Line to Kuki Station. Exit from the West Gate.
Approximately 10 minutes from the Kuki IC on the Tohoku Expressway.
(We highly recommend using public transport due to heavy traffic and limited parking space during the festival)