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A Once-Every-Ten-Years Evening Float Parade

Venue: Kenchuji Temple
Access:
●10 minutes northwest from Kurumamichi Station on the Sakura-dori subway line
●6 minutes from Yamaguchi-cho city bus stop

Event information:
The Evening Float Parade will be held on Sunday, October 21 in commemoration of the Higashi-ku ward's 110th anniversary.

For the first time in 10 years, five floats adorned with lit paper lanterns will amass within the Kenchuji Temple premises. With over 100 paper lanterns on the floats, it is quite a fantastic sight. Enjoy the coming together of the floats at night as it is a different scene than when they are pulled around in the daytime.

Schedule (canceled in rain):
Sunday, October 21
From 4:45 PM: Lighting of the paper lanterns
From 5:30 PM: Showcasing of the mechanized dolls
From 6:10 PM: Pulling of the floats
From 6:40 PM:
Presentation to Tsutsui-cho's Tennosha Shrine
Parading of the floats throughout Tsusui-cho
8:15 PM: Closing

Nagoya Festival is also held on 10/20 and 10/21. Make it out for a fun time.

Inquiries: Higashi-ku Ward Regional Promotion Office
Tel: +81-52-934-1123
Website:
Evening Float Parade *Japanese only(External link)
Kenchuji Temple
Nagoya Festival

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