August 01 , 2016
The stage is set at 4 different venues for the whole Shimogyo Ward to become the location for a full day of enjoyment. Each area will have different events, with the Nishi Hongwanji area holding a mini-concert and the Higashi Honganji area holding a food and art market. Also, a stage will be set-up for the events at the Kyoto Station Building Front Square (Ekimae Hiroba), and in the Umekoji area will have games to help keep you cool.
In addition, a pre-event, the Hongwanji Summer Evening Bon Festival Dance will be held at Nishi Hongwanji.
Nishi Hongwanji area, Higashi Honganji area, Kyoto Station Building Front Square (Ekimae Hiroba), Umekoji area
Date & Time
August 20, 2016 (Sat) 10:00-20:00* *Times differ based on the venue
Pre-event: Nishi Hongwanji Summer Evening Bon Festival Dance
(North parking lot of the Nishi Hongwanji temple ground)
July 30 -31, 2016 ( Sat-Sun) 17:00-20:40
Walking from Kyoto Station
・Approx. 15 min to the Nishi Hongwanji area
・Approx. 5 min to the Higashi Honganji area
・Right next to the Kyoto Station Front Square (Ekimae Hiroba)
・Approx. 20 min to the Umekoji area
Free Admission (Some venues may have an entry fee)