Minowa no Sato no Kitsune no Yomeiri (Fox Wedding)
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Minowa no Sato no Kitsune no Yomeiri (Fox Wedding)


Last updated: June 16, 2021

Procession celebrating local folklore

Certain natural phenomena, such as unexplained lights and sunshowers, are called "fox weddings" in the folklore of some parts of Japan. This festival commemorates that legend while furthering the local marriage customs of past generations.

Participants dress up in fox makeup and masks, adorn themselves in traditional formalwear, and perform a mock wedding procession and ceremony. The parade is the highlight of the event, which provides a glimpse into local customs and folklore.

Basic Information


Around Misato Branch Office of Takasaki City: 702-4 Nishiakiya, Misatomachi, Takasaki ( Map)


About 30 minutes by car from Takasaki IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway


October 3, 2021

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