Nikko Waraku Odori


When the Emperor visited Nikko in 1913, it’s said that people spontaneously began to perform this dance in celebration. Today, you can join in the joyful singing and dancing with the help of local staff, who are happy to help visitors. English translations of the accompanying song are also available.

*Nikko Waraku Odori has been cancelled in 2021.

How to get there:
On the day of the festival, free shuttle buses operate between the venue and Nikko Station.

August 21 every year

General Affairs Department of Furukawa Electric Nikko Office


Areas of Nikko