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November 23rd (Sun)

Kani Matsuri (Crab Festival) 2019

The 29th annual Kani Matsuri (Crab Festival) will take place at Tsuiyama Port near Kinosaki Onsen on November 23rd, 2019 from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm. Come on down and participate in making mochi, take part in the annual raffle draw and eat your fill at food stalls selling crab sushi, crab soup, oden, and more. You can access Tsuiyama Port by car, taxi, or by taking a short bus ride from Kinosaki Onsen Station.

Event Schedule:
7:30 am onward
Food stalls (crab udon, crab sushi, etc.)
Seafood sales (Tsuiyama crab, marine products, etc.)
Kani-san letter reception corner (temporary post office opened)
8:30 am
Opening ceremony (special stage)
8:45 am
Greetings, taiko performance
Traditional mochi-cutting, sake
9:00 am onward
Seko Crab Fishing Tournament (500 yen for 1 time, up to two fish per person)
Seko Crab Soup (100 yen per cup)
9:30 am – 10:00 am
Beginner’s Fresh & Delicious Fish Auction Market (special stage)
**Tsuiyama crab, seafood, Tajima beef, etc.***
10:30 am – 11:00 am
Local mascot meeting corner
11:00 am – 11:30 am
Kani Matsuri (Crab Festival) Grand Raffle (200 yen for 1 ticket)
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Minakore Market Live Stage (special stage)
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Crab rice soup sale (100 yen per cup)
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Local mascot meeting corner
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Kiddie Bingo Game (special stage)

The location can be found on the map below: