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Ine Festival

Ine Festival

The festival has a history of 300 years or so, also known as "the Gion Festival for the sea". Pilgrims gather to pray for the safety of sailors and a big catch for fishermen. It is held every year and ‘Tai-sai’ (a bigger celebration) is held in a year that has had a bumper catch. In ‘Tai-sai’, there are beautiful barges, on which Kabuki and other plays are performed.

Ine Festival

Ine Festival
Place
Yasaka Shrine, Ine town
Access
One hour by bus from Amanohashitate Station to Ine town
Dates
two days in late July
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