Tanabe Matsuri (summer festival), Tanabe City, Wakayama
24th - 25th July, 2016 | Tanabe City, Wakayama
Every year on July 24th and 25th, the annual summer festival of Tokei-jinja Shrine is held. The year 2009 marked the 450th anniversary of the Tanabe Festival. In 1969 this festival, which is filled with much pomp and circumstance, was designated as an intangible folklore cultural asset of Wakayama prefecture. (*reference: Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau) official website ›› http://www.tanabe-kanko.jp/..