Hamamatsu Festival

5/3 - 5/5

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The Kite-Flying Battle begins with the First Kite—a kite flown in honor of the birth of a family’s firstborn—then unfolds into a grand string-cutting fight, the main highlight of the festival. In the evening, dazzling palace floats from each district are lit up and beautifully emerge in the dusk like bands of light.

Hamamatsufestival brochure (English)


Date & Time5/3 – 5/5
Central District, Nakatajima Kite Venue
LocationThere will be direct shuttle buses from Hamamatsu Station and the temporary Iida Park Parking Lot to the Kite Venue
AddressCentral District: Kaji-machi, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi
Nakatajima Kite Venue: Shirowa-cho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu-shi
AccessDaytime: Shuttle bus from Hamamatsu Station
Night: Around Hamamatsu Station
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