◆◇Enjoy summer Kofu to the full with the castle town atmosphere◇◆
In Edo period, castle town in Kofu was full of people such as scholars, cultured people, and Kabuki actors and it was very lively. This festival is held for the enjoyment of the castle town’s ambiance of that time period and there are lanterns, tea ceremony performed in the open air, and paintings in the festival.
【Main Venue Maizuru Castle Park】
There are held many events such as Kofu food stands which offer food and drinks using products from Yamanashi and Kofu city, big stage event, and fireworks.
Also, you can experience wearing yukata, try it, eat delicious food and enjoy the summer in the castle town!
【Secondary Venue Yamanashi Prefectural Fountain Park】
There are some events for kids such as water slides and catching yo-yo.
Enjoy “Hot” Kofu’s festival and don’t give in to the heat!
◆Date and Time ：August 11, 2018（Sat・holiday） １１:００～２１:００
Address◆Maizuru Castle Park （1 chome, Marunouchi, Kofu-shi, Yamanashi） ◆Yamanashi Prefectural Fountain Park（1chome, 6-1, Marunouchi, Kofu-shi, Yamanashi）
Access5 mins walk from JR Kofu Station South Exit / 15 mins by car from Chuo Expressway Kofu Showa IC / 65 mins by car from Fuji express line “Fujiyama Station”
Contact◆Kofu-shi Sightseeing Bureau 055-237-5702 ◆Kofu-shi Sightseeing Association 055-226-6550
This article is reprinted from JAPAN TIMELINE