Latter Festival Chimaki-juyo of Gion Matsuri (July 20th-23rd, 2024)

Latter Festival Chimaki-juyo of Gion Matsuri

The information of Latter Festival Chimaki-juyo is presented here. Latter Festival Chimaki-juyo is usually held during Latter Festival Yoiyama from July 21st to July 23rd. However, some yamahoko-cho (yamahoko towns) sell from July 20th. In recent years, online sales have also been conducted. The way to decorate Chimaki is to hang it under the eaves of the entrance of the house, and return the disposal of the old Chimaki to yamahoko-cho (yamahoko towns) or Yasaka Shrine where it was purchased.

【Latter Festival Chimaki-juyo Schedule 2024 (confirmation required)】

Latter Festival Chimaki-juyo 2024 will be held from Sunday, July 21st to Tuesday, July 23rd, 2024. However, the schedule varies from yamahoko-cho (yamahoko towns), and some yamahoko-cho (yamahoko towns) will open their stores on Saturday, July 20th. Some yamahoko-cho (yamahoko towns) also sell online.
●Gion Matsuri Festival 2024 will start on July 1st, 2024 and end on July 31st, 2024.
Gion Matsuri Festival Schedule (July 1st-31st)

【Yamahoko Map (Latter Festival) by Google Maps】

Yamaboko floats of Latter Festival are Kitakannon Yama, Minamikannon Yama, Hashibenkei Yama, Jomyo Yama, Hachiman Yama, Koi Yama, Kuronushi Yama, Ennogyoja Yama, Suzuka Yama, Taka Yama and Ofune Hoko

【Latter Festival Chimaki-juyo of Gion Matsuri brief overview】

Latter Festival Chimaki-juyo (ちまき販売日(後祭)) of Gion Matsuri Festival (祇園祭) is usually held during Latter Festival Yoiyama from July 21th to July 23th. However, the schedule varies from yamahoko-cho (yamahoko towns), some yamahoko-cho (yamahoko towns) sell from July 20th, the day before Latter Festival Yoiyama. In recent years, online sales have also been conducted. Chimaki is sold at the kaisho (meeting hall) in yamahoko-cho and near Yamahoko floats. However, Kitakannon Yama only distributes chimaki to those involved. In addition to Chimaki, some yamahoko-cho (yamahoko towns) also sell original goods such as hand towels. Popular Yamahoko floats may be sold out even during Latter Festival Yoiyama period, so it is recommended to buy Chimaki early. The way to decorate Chimaki is to hang it under the eaves of the entrance of the house, and return the disposal of the old Chimaki to yamahoko-cho (yamahoko towns) or Yasaka Shrine where it was purchased.
Chimaki is sold not only in yamahoko-cho (yamahoko towns) but also at Yasaka Shrine. Yasaka Shrine sells Chimaki, Gion-mamori (mukuge), Gion Matsuri Uchiwa (fan), etc. during Gion Matsuri Festival. (Confirmation required)

【online sales 2023】

Ofune Hoko
Koi Yama (from July 26th)
Kuronushi Yama (from around July 15th)

【Sales days and hours of yamahoko-cho in 2023】

Dates and times are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
●Kitakannon Yama : -
●Minamikannon Yama : July 14th-16th (11:00-17:00), 17th (11:00-14:00), 21st-23rd (12:00-21:00)
●Hashibenkei Yama : July 21st (13:00-23:00), 22nd-23rd (9:00-23:00)
●Koi Yama : July 21st-23rd (9:00-21:00)
●Jomyo Yama : July 21st (11:00-20:00), 22nd-23rd (10:00-20:00)
●Kuronushi Yama : July 21st-23rd (10:00-21:00)
●Ennogyoja Yama : July 20th (15:00-20:00), 21st-23rd (10:00-20:00)
●Suzuka Yama : July 21st-23rd (12:00-22:00)
●Hachiman Yama : July 21st (13:00-23:00), 22nd-23rd (9:00-23:00)
●Ofune Hoko : July 20th (19:00-22:00), 21st-23rd (10:00-21:00)
●Taka Yama : July 21st-23rd (10:00-20:00)

【Benefits and Prices of Chimaki】

The price of Chimaki is for reference only. (Prices are subject to change.)
●Koi Yama : career advancement, better fortune, family security (700 yen)
●Jomyo Yama : luck of victory
●Kuronushi Yama : protection against theft and illness
●Ennogyoja Yama : protection from disaster, traffic safety, safe childbirth
●Suzuka Yama : protection from lightning and theft, safe childbirth
●Hachiman Yama : prevents night crying, improves marital harmony
●Ofune Hoko : blessing for safe childbirth (800 yen)

【Latter Festival Chimaki-juyo of Gion Matsuri remarks】
*Events may be rescheduled or cancelled. Also, the content of the event may have changed.
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