July 21 The Junkou-sai

Led by the guuji and festival board members, a parade of festival floats starts from the intersection at Yagihashi Department Store through the National Route 17, which is vehicle-free in the afternoon. Events are held at various places on the pedestrian-opened National Route 17. Particularly at Community Square, visitors can experience ohayashi, Japanese drumming.

July 21 The Junkou-Tatakia

At dusk all 12 festival floats stand ready to begin moving forward. They parade along National Route 17 while performing ohayashi music to each other at various locations.

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