Sumiyoshi Matsuri festival also called as “Oharai” is one of the greatest summer festivals held in Osaka and the last to celebrate. This festival happens over three days (30th July – 1st August) around Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine. Aside from that, Sumiyoshi festival also involves nagoshi harai shinji ritual wherein participants (women and children) processions through a straw rope ring wearing Muromachi period costume.
|Event Date||July 30(Tue) – August 1(Thu), 2019|
July 30: Yoiyama Festival
July 31: Annual Grand Festival
Aug 1: Procession of portable shrines
|Venue||Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine|
|Access From Nearest Station||3 min walk from Sumiyoshi-Taisha station on Nankai Line.|
Hankai Tramway Hankai Line Sumiyoshi-Toriimae Station is about 2 minutes walk from Sumiyoshi-Koen Station.
*All event details are subject to change. We will keep you posted for any necessary changes.