53rd Annual Mito Komon Festival

Dates : Aug 2-4, 2013

Location : North and South of Mito Station

This famous festival has been held the first weekend of August every year since 1961, celebrating the last lord of the Mito Domain. The festival itself is one of the biggest held in Ibaraki all year, and features a show of 4500 fireworks, a parade with dancing, portable shrines, and floats, and community carnivals.

Schedule:

August 2nd       Lake Senba         7:30-8:30pm         Firework exhibition (postponed to Aug 9th in case of rough weather)

 

August 3rd         From Mito Central Post Office to Daiku-machi (North)

10am – 9pm    Floats

2pm – 4pm    Mito Komon Parade

2pm – 3pm     Children’s portable shrine parade

4:30 – 9pm     Mito Community Carnival

Between Hon-cho 1 and Hon-cho 3

10:30am – 12pm  Mito Komon Parade

2 – 9pm         Hon-cho Town Festival

Mito Art Gallery Plaza

1 – 8:30pm      Summer Dream Music

Minami-machi Free Plaza

10am – 9pm    Summer Dream Festa

Mito Station North Exit Pedestrian Deck

11am – 5pm     Town Festival

August 4th         From Mito Central Post Office to Daiku-machi (North)

10am – 9pm    Floats

2 – 6pm        Portable shrine parade

6 – 9pm        Town Festival

Between Hon-cho 1 and Hon-cho 3

10am – 12:30pm  Portable shrine parade

Mito Art Gallery Plaza

12:30 – 8:30pm    Summer Dream Music

Minami-machi Free Plaza

10am – 9pm    Summer Dream Festa

Mito Station North Exit Pedestrian Deck

11am – 5pm     Town Festival

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