FURUSATO MIYA FESTIVAL ふるさと宮まつり(Furusato miya matsuri)
The first Weekend of August. This festival's main theme is "Encounter
& Communication." It takes place in Utsunomiya's main Street, Odori, and
there are many performances like Ohayashi, Mikoshi, parades, dancing,
and Taiko. Mikoshi have an especially powerful atmosphere. In 2 days,
about 80 Mikoshoi are Carried around the streets, and you can see the
biggest festival in the North Kantoarea.