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Otaru Ushio Festival
July 29, 2016 - July 31, 2016Free
This is Otaru’s most famous summer festival, “Otaru Ushio Festival”. This festival is where local people show gratitude to the ocean and pray for the growth of Otaru. At the location of the festival, there are more than 100 street stalls where you can find a variety of local grilled seafood and beers. Over 6,000 people attend the festival to watch some of the well-known parades such as “Ushio Nerikomi” Parade, “Mikoshi Shrine Parade” and of course, the fireworks display.