This post contains the following information:
– Nearby Carparks
– Traffic Information
– Seating information for the Battle of Kawanakajima
– Refreshments Booths location
Please refrain from parking your cars at the nearby supermarkets or convenience stores.
Free parking is available near Matsugasaki Shrine.
Parking at the following locations will also be free on 3rd May:
– Yonezawa City Hall (400 lots)
– Saxa Inc. (350 lots)
– Fujikura Automative Asia Ltd. (150 lots)
– Okitama Sogo Shicho Office
Traffic is expected to be congested during the festive period, especially on 3rd May. Regulations will be enforced along the routes shown on the access map (page 4 of the event flyer) to allow the processions to proceed safely. Please take note of the dates and times that the traffic controls are enforced below:
Orange path – Min’you Nagashi Folk Dance Parade route. Closed on 29th April, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Green path (solid lines) – Buteishiki procession route. Regulations in effect on 2nd May, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Blue and red paths – Uesugi Parade routes. Regulations in effect on 3rd May, 9:50 am – 11:40 am
Orange dotted path – Battle of Kawanakajima site. Regulations in effect on 3rd May, 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
Yellow path (outside Uesugi Shrine) – Regulations in effect on 28th April, 9:00 am to 3rd May, 10:00 pm
Please also note that bus frequency will be reduced on 29th April and on 3rd May.
Battle of Kawanakajima spectators can park their bicycles near Matsukawa Kasenshiki (Matsu Riverbank)
Battle of Kawanakajima Seating Information
The green areas marked as 一般席 on page 4 of the flyer are free seats.
Tickets for reserved seats can be purchased on Rakuten Ticket. For more information on reserved seating, please check this post.
Refreshments will be sold in booths along Denkoku no Mori, and near Aioi bridge at the Matsukawa Kasenshiki (Matsu Riverbank).