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Fox Wedding Festival

きつね火まつり

The unique Fox Wedding Festival (Kitsune-bi Matsuri) tells the revival of fairy-tale “Sunshower” and is held on the 4th Saturday of September annually.

The procession by foxes (people wearing fox’s make-up) walking through the darkness of the town solemnly can be seen, who head to a wedding venue after an encounter between fox’s bride and groom at Festival Plaza.

It is said that seeing the procession gives a divine blessing for “rich harvest” ”safety of own family” and “prosperity in business”.

Fox Wedding Festival

Participants can wear fox make-up for free, so why not enjoy this festival with the locals together?

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Dates 25 Sep 2021, 12:00 am

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