Every year in September, Houjoya (放生会) is held at Hakozakigu near HAKOZAKI GARDEN.
※ Houjoya is called Houjoe in other areas.
Houjoya is a famous festival as one of Fukuoka’s three major festivals with “Hakata Dontaku” and “Hakata Gion Yamakasa”.
It is said that Fukuoka’s Houjoya has a history of more than 1000 years, and there are about 500 stores.
It is held for 7 days, with 1 million visitors coming during the period.
There are many visitors from overseas.
There were shops such as haunted house, shooting game, yo-yo fishing, shin shoga (ginger) and so on, it was very exciting.
Please stay at HAKOZAKI GARDEN in 3 minutes on foot from the festival next year.
There are various room types , so you can choose your room according to your accommodation style.