For the Taira-Tanabata-Matsuri, an Iwaki tradition since the early days of the Showa era, the shopping district around JR Iwaki Station is adorned with brightly colored bamboo decorations that offer a feast for the eyes.
The festival includes a plethora of events including the traditional Jangara Nenbutsu Odori dance, a yukata festival, Iwaki-Odori, and various other performances.
- Viewing seasons
- 3 days in early August
- Shopping streets around JR Iwaki Station
- Taira-Tanabata-Matsuri Executive Committee, Tel: 0246-25-9152