Held in Yorii Town, Saitama prefecture, this traditional festival is dedicated to the god of water. Lantern-filled floats are sent down the river while fireworks light up the night sky.
Yorii Night Festival
寄居玉淀水天宮祭(Yorii Tamayodo Suitengu-sai)
August 5th(Sat) 2023
*In case of rain it will be canceled.
Venue: Tamayodo Riverbank, Yorii town, Saitama prefecture
Official Information by Yorii town
Tickets for reserved seats are on sale
Ticket Pia (Japanese website)
About 15-min walk from Yorii Station (寄居駅) on Tobu-tojo Line, Chichibu railway, JR Hachiko Line.
Getting there from Ikebukuro, Tokyo
From Tobu Ikebukuro Station, take the Tofu-tojo Line (70-min ride) and get off/change train at Ogawamachi Station. From the Ogawamachi, take a train bound for Yorii.(17-min ride)
https://www.town.yorii.saitama.jp/uploaded/attachment/21846.pdf Tamayodo Riverbank Location Map (PDF)