In the feudal times of Edo-era Japan, Kanazawa (or Kaga as the feudal domain was called) was famed as the Hyakumangoku domain. Hyakuman means one million in Japanese, and koku (or goku when suffixed) was a measure for bushels of rice. This festival celebrates the rich culture and tradition that developed in Kanazawa as a major urban center of Edo-era Japan.
The festival is the biggest annual traditional festival in Kanazawa and takes place over three days with the scheduled of events (located throughout the city)
May. 31, 2019 (Fri.) ~ Jun. 2, 2019 (Sun.)
Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Festival