the incomparable Nago Sairei, July 18-19
small-town intimacy at fishermen’s Mera and Banda Festivals, July 18
Funakata Sairei, a riot of floats, flags, and fishermen, July 25-26
Tateyama no matsuri, August 1-2
fireworks and flamenco, August 8, 7:30-8:45 p.m.
ancient festivals of Awa Shrine (August 10) and Sunosaki Shrine (August 20-22)
downtown Yawatan-machi extravaganza, September 17-18
For details and annual calendar, see: http://english.tateyamacity.com/festivals/festival-map-and-calendar