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【8/7-8/9】Niigata Matsuri Festival


The Niigata Matsuri Festival started in 1955, followed by integration of four traditional festivals in Niigata: the Sumiyoshi Festival, the Commerce Festival, the Boating Season Festival, and the Port Opening Festival.
The festival is held on the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of August every year. Friday: Minyo-Nagashi folk dance and Opening Starmine fireworks display Sunday: Sumiyoshi Parade, Niigata Kira Kira Parade, Water Floats, Citizens' Floats, Handmade Children's Floats, and Fireworks & Music Show Sunday: Sumiyoshi Parade and a grand display of fireworks, marking a climax of the festival Please enjoy our Machinaka Hanabi, daily fireworks events held in the center of the city.

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