Sendai Tanabata Matsuri is the summer festival performed at a center of town in Sendai-shi for 3 days from August 6 every year. A multicolored showy Star Festival ornament is displayed so that I may compete, and many tourists are gathered, and it’s performed magnificently. It’s said to be a northeastern three big service as well as Aomori Nebuta Matsuri and Akita Kanto Matsuri.

A Tanabata Festival event of the annual event performed from the old days at a various part of Japan is origin. It has been called “Tanabata-san” in Sendai. I was declining by World War I, but a showy Star Festival ornament restored by merchant’s volunteers in order to blow depression in 1927.

The one made the feature of the Sendai Tanabata Festival is a luxurious bamboo grass ornament, and warding off evil, improvement of wife safety and learning and a wish of a big catch good harvest are included. A related event is held during a period, and I prosper in the evening at noon.

Date: From August 6 to August 8

Address (Ichibancho): Ichibancho, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi (GoogleMap)



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Ichibancho 38.262092, 140.871441 Sendai Tanabata Festival


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