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Awa Odori Festival is one of the top summer festivals in Japan. There were dance performances in various venues and cities in Tokushima, Japan, attracting over 1 million visitors every year. Tokushima has an estimated population of around 260,000 so you can imagine how crowded it gets during the festival. There are various event venues in Tokushima prefecture. The Naruto Awa Odori festival was held from August 9 to 11, 2018. So if you are visiting Shikoku around this time, make sure that you combine this event with the world famous Naruto whirlpool itinerary. It is a night time event that starts at 7pm and finishes at 10pm. There were 3 paid venues in Naruto city with free seating arrangement. The ticket price for the Boat Race parade venue was ¥1,000 per person (highschool and above). Street performance is free to watch. If you are visiting later, you may join the Tokushima Awa Odori Festival from August 12 to 15, 2018. There are even more venues and lasts till August 15.

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