Nippon Domannaka Festival
The Nippon Domannaka (literally meaning “right in the middle of Japan”) Festival (commonly known as Domatsuri) was established by the ambition of students in Nagoya who hoped to revitalize Japan through this festival. Nagoya is crowded with numerous dancers who hold naruko (Japanese clappers) and wear costumes of various colors, bringing Domatsuri to all parts of the city.
Schedule: The last weekend in August
Place: Nagoya (Sakae, Osu, Nagoya Station,and other locations)
Nagoya Festival is the biggest autumn event in Nagoya. The main event is gorgeous parade featuring the Three Feudal Lords (Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu). You can also enjoy various venue events, such as Great Gathering of Local Samurai Groups and Local Idols.