Joboji Festival Shinmeisha Annual Festival

Ninohe City

Northern Iwate

Mid-September every year

The grand festival of Shinmeisha Shrine, located on a hill in the center of town, is held grandly for three days in mid-September. Every year, elaborately designed floats are paraded, and the Chigo procession, local performing arts, and Shishiodori are also popular. At night, Joboji Temple is a popular place for sumo wrestling, and a dedicated sumo match is held, creating a festival atmosphere.

Venue: Center of Jobojicho, Ninohe City
Mid-September every year
Joboji Festival Executive Committee
Phone number 0195-38-2211
FAX number 0195-38-2218

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