Early - Mid

Sakaide Ohashi Festival 2024

Parades, dance performances, and fireworks

Kim   - 2 min read
Venue : Sakaide Station When : Early - Mid Aug 2024

Running for almost 60 years now, the Sakaide Ohashi Festival is a multi-day summertime affair which boasts parades, dance performances, taikodai (taiko drum float) competitions, and a fireworks display to cap everything off with.

Photo: Kagawa Prefectural Tourism Association

If you do plan on attending, please note that the operating hours and activities differ on each day of the event.

  • August 4th (Friday): from 16:30 until 20:30 – food booths and stage events, outside JR Sakaide Station
  • August 5th (Saturday): from 16:00 until 21:00 – Great Seto Bridge Parade, dance performances, and carnvial-style games, outside JR Sakaide Station, along Sakaide Ekimae-dori, and along Sakaide Shopping Street.
  • August 6th (Sunday): from 18:00 until 20:30 – taikodai competition, in front of JR Sakaide Station
  • August 11th (Friday): from 20:00 until 21:00 – fireworks display, Sakaide Port Central Wharf

Getting there

The festival takes place at several locations around the Sakaide Station area and at Sakaide Port Central Wharf. The station is served by the JR Yosan Line.


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