Niihama Taiko (Japanese Drum) Festival (October 16-18, 2019)

A renowned autumn festival and one of the biggest festivals in Ehime Prefecture of Shikoku island. A series of 5.5m high Taiko drum-shaped floats, weighing about 3 tons, are paraded through the town and staged a smashing ceremony. It is such an energetic and gorgeous festival, which attracts thousands of audience every year.