44th Nakasu Matsuri

START: Oct 24, 2019 END: Oct 26, 2019

Nakasu becomes a pedestrian paradise in this colorful festival, with wagons lining the streets to sell food and stages hosting amateur wrestling, taiko drum performances and more. Don’t miss the Kunihiro Onna Mikoshi for a rare view of 500 women carrying a float around the streets (10/25: 7:25 pm, 10/26: 6:50 pm) as well as the Oiran Dochu to see a parade of resplendently garbed courtesans (10/25: 7 pm, will be postponed to 10/26 in case of rain). Join a bar hopping event at three popular restaurants in Nakasu (10/24: 19:30) for ¥3,500 too.

• 10/25 (Fri.), 10/26 (Sat.) *10/24: festival eve
• 18:00~22:00
• Free viewing
• Hashigo sake hopping event: adv. ¥3,000, door ¥3,500 (incl. 3 drinks and 3 snacks, for sale at Lawson stores nationwide)
Nakasu 1-chome ~ 5-chome, Hakata-ku
092-272-1440 (Nakasu Tourism Association / Town of Nakasu Joint Association)

Published: Sep 19, 2019 / Last Updated: Sep 19, 2019

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