Kyowa Town Scarecrow Festival
One of the most unique festivals in all of Hokkaido, Kyowa Town's Scarecrow Festival features a number of exciting events that attract some of the largest crowds in the region.
The two most noteworthy events that happen during the weekend festival are the horse-cart races and the scarecrow contest. The horse races are a celebration of Kyowa Town's past as a horse-breeding centre in Hokkaido and the scarecrow festival is central to the festival itself.
Location: Behind Kyowa Town Government Offices
Date and Time: Saturday, 19 August 10:30 am – 6:30 pm & Sunday, 20 August 9:30 am – 8:45 pm