Hamamatsu Autumn Food Festival

Lots of food, lots of performances, lots of fun!

By Peter Sidell    - 1 min read

On the final weekend of October every year, there's a big food festival held close to Hamamatsu Castle Park. There are stands serving hot meals and selling locally produced foods like cookies, jams and tea, and stages with a wide range of different performances. I saw live calligraphy, two troupes of taiko drummers, volleyball players, and if I'd stayed around I'd have seen a play about Tokugawa Ieyasu's daughters.

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Peter Sidell

Peter Sidell @peter.sidell

I came to Japan from Manchester, England in summer 2003, and have travelled a lot since then, around Japan and in Asia. When I`m not working I write satire at www.iothern.blogspot.com and perform stand-up comedy in and around Tokyo. Check my youtube channel `CunningPunster` for a taste.