Niigata so-odori matsuri

Dancers of jazz, hip-hop, folk and other kinds of dance come from all over the world to gather by the Japan Sea for this large-scale festival. One great appeal for spectators is that over 10,000 different dancers come and gather here.

DATE 2015.9.19 (Sat) - 21(Mon) / 23(Wed)

Intense dances are on display on Niigata city's main shopping street and in the tourist facility. Since its start in 2002, every year the spectators increase. It is now become a tradition that reminds people that autumn is near.