Hakodate Port Festival

函館港まつり Hakodate minatomatsuri

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Hakodate Port Festival

Hakodate minatomatsuri 函館港まつり

Rough annual schedule
August 1st to 5th
Fixed schedule
2016/08/01 - 2016/08/05 (YYYY/MM/DD) * finished

This is the largest summer event in Hakodate. There is a fireworks display at the port on the first day. Wasshoi Hakodate is parades, which involve over 20,000 paraders. In the parades, some women dressed in kimono dance traditional Hakodate Port Dance, some perform passionate YOSAKOI dance, and the others dance Squid Dance, Hakodate's specialty. Squid Dance is so easy that the spectators can join the parade and dance it together.

Hours

  • Fireworks Display (Aug. 1) 7:45 pm – around 9:00 pm
  • Parade(Aug. 2, 3) 4:00 pm – around 9:30 pm

Phone

0138-27-3535

This phone number is for inquiries only. It is unrelated to the actual address.
(It cannot be inputted into a car navigation system.)

Address

Toyokawa-cho, Hakodate

Access from Hakodate Station

  • 5 minutes on foot

Parking

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Website

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