Summer Festival x AEON: Iwate Morioka Sansa Odori Festival Edition
In this fourth article of the series that introduce summer festivals and the nearby AEON stores, we will be introducing "Morioka Sansa Odori Festival " in Iwate Prefecture!
Held every year from August 1st to 4th, this festival is participated by several teams in their gorgeous costumes competing with each other in displaying their drumming, dancing and presentation skills. In 2015, AEON team won the first prize! And we can not overlook the fact that this is the world's biggest Japanese drum parade, recognized by Guinness World Records. You will surely be overwhelmed by this perfectly coordinated drum performance. The ambience of this festival is something that must be experienced!
Before and after the festival, please visit AEON Morioka and enjoy shoppinghere! This store offers various instant products made simply from Morioka specialty produces, such as “Wanko Soba", "Morioka Ja Ja Noodles", and "Morioka Cold Noodles". What's more, this store also offers extensive choice of products perfect for souvenirs, such as local wines and snacks that are sold only in this area.
Please drop by when you are in the area. We are waiting for you!
Address: Maegata 4-7-1, Morioka-shi, Iwate
Nearest Station: About 14 minutes by car from "Aomori" station on Iwate Galaxy Railway Line