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" Chichibu YoMaturi ( Chichibu Night Festival ) "
Location: Chichibu City, Saitama Pref. Date: December 2 and 3 Number of visitors: 170,000
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HISTORY

Chichibu Shrine stands in a valley and is regarded as the gateway to the Chichibu mountains. A festival held at the shrine on December 2 and 3 has a 300-year history and is known as "Chichibu Yomatsuri (Chichibu Night Festival) for its splendid events held at night. Festive floats, each weighing more than 10 tons and decorated with rows of lanterns, are carried through town, streets are brightly lit by numerous lanterns, and fireworks are set off, turning night into day around the whole town.
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