The Awa Dance Festival is dubbed, “Japan’s biggest street party” and it is. And it is glorious. I want to pump up this video by Only in Japan (one of the absolute BEST Youtube channels on Japan) and encourage you to make plans to get down to Tokushima for the greatest street dancing you will see anywhere. This is really the pride of Tokushima and a great tribute of the marvels you can see in Shikoku:
Starting up here this week in Shikoku. The hotels may be jammed pack but if you are willing to rough it a bit, you could still come on down and check out the great scene in Tokushima!