Osu Summer Festival

This festival takes place each year in late July or early August. It features many events, including the World Cosplay Summit, a samba parade, a large bon-odori dance, and more. The people enjoying this festival include persons garbed in light summer kimonos called yukata and many others with cameras.



Samba parade

Osu taiko drums

Bon-odori drums

Osu-maru float


Bon-odori parade

This sizzling festival closes with a combo of taiko drums and traditional hand-held fireworks that make for a powerful performance that is sure to impress. The Osu Kannon temple grounds resound with the shouts and thunderous applause of the spectators every time the fireworks are lit.

Fire-torch show

Hand-held fireworks