The Hatsudari Awa Odori Festival has been held in the commercial district of Hatsudai annual on 22/23 September since 1970. The festival originated in Tokushima Prefecture, but today scaled-down versions are held throughout the country to celebrate the Buddhist holiday of o-bon. The matsuri takes place along the road south of Hatsudai Station.
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