Date and Time: October 7 2017, 10:00－17:00 (stalls), October 8, 2017 9:00– 19:00 (drum performances)
Place: Inano Shrine, Miyanomae Street
~ This event may be cancelled in case of bad weather ~
This is a folk festival that takes place around Inano Shrine in Itami every autumn and spring. Traditionally a celebration of the harvest, the main event of the autumn festival is a futondaiko drum routine (Sunday 8th, 9:00 – 19:00). The procession will make its away around Itami city center, with over 100 performers taking part. The traditional omikoshi (portable shrine) will also be on display in the grounds of Inano Shrine. Stalls will be open all weekend (10:00 – 17:00), offering favorite festival snacks, children’s games, and other goods. This is a lively and very popular event, and a real chance to experience Japanese community life.