Hakodate Port Festival

函館港まつり / Hakodate minatomatsuri

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Hakodate Port Festival

函館港まつり / Hakodate minatomatsuri

Rough annual schedule
August 1st to 5th
Fixed schedule
* It is canceled in 2021

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.


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



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


Toyokawa-cho, Hakodate

Access from Hakodate Station

  • 5 minutes on foot




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