Tochigi Float Festival(Tochigi Autumn Festival)
An invigorating autumn festival held once every two years.
An autumn festival in Tochigi city held biennially. Lavishly decorated in detailed carvings， festive floats carrying figurines of deities and historical heroes are paraded through the streets. For the many tourists coming from outside the region， special rail services from Tokyo are operated on the day of the festival. You can also visit an exhibition about the festival at the “Dashi Kaikan” (float museum) at any time of the year.
|Yorozu-cho， Tochigi-city， Tochigi
|1(Fri) to 3(Sun) November 2024
|15-minute walk from JR Tochigi Station or Tobu-Tochigi Station.
This area boasts evocative historical buildings and townscapes, such as the Ashikaga School, known for being the oldest school in Japan, and Kura no Machi, a district where buildings from the mid-19th century, a time when the area prospered as a commercial district, still stand. At Ashikaga Flower Park, you can see 350 blooming wisteria flowers, flowing downward from above, creating a world of enchantment.