Kurume’s annual summer festival will be held at the center of Kurume city.
There will be a parade by marching bands and street performers and stage performance by Japanese drum group on Meiji-Dori Street. More than 10,000 people participate in Kurume’s traditional dance, Soroban So-Odori. This festival is for being thankful for the water blessing of the largest river in Kyushu, Chikugo River. There will be a fireworks festival on the final day of the festival.
|August 3rd to 5th, 2019
【3rd 】Pre-festival 14:00 to 20:30
【4th】Main Festival 13:15 to 21:10
【5th】The 360th Chikugo River Fireworks Festival 19:40 to21:10
|Omatsuri Hiroba, Around Meiji-dori Street, Kurume city, Fukuoka|
|5-minute walk from Nishitetsu Tenjin Omuta Line [Nishitetsu Kurume Station] or 10-minute walk from JR Kagoshima Honsen Line [Kurume Station] to Nishitetsu bus stop [Torimachi 2-chome]|
※Last updated on July 25th, 2019