Battle of Sekigahara Festival
関ケ原合戦祭り（Sekigahara Gassen Matsuri）
Come join in the festivities and witness a historical reenactment of the Battle of Sekigahara!
The festival’s main event is a historical reenactment of the Battle of Sekigahara with the participants donning full sets of armor and is not to be missed!
There are plenty of exciting things to check out during the festival, whether it’s demonstrations of matchlock gun shooting, the Sengoku Marketplace where you can buy different Warring States period goods or the Sekigahara Sengoku Live Concert, there’s a wealth of events to keep visitors with an interest in Japanese history entertained.
The dates of the festival change every year, but as the Battle of Sekigahara was fought on October 21st, 1600 CE, the Battle of Sekigahara Festival tends to fall on the weekend closest to that date.
Historical reenactment of the battle by armored participants
|Date||Dates for 2015: October 10 and 11|
|Time||10 am to 4 pm|
|Venue||Area surrounding the Sekigahara Fureai Center|
|Address / Map||894-29 Sekigahara, Sekigahara-cho, Gifu|
|Telephone Number||0584-43-1112 （Sekigahara Promotion Division）|
|Price||Free to attend|
|Directions||7-minute walk from JR Sekigahara Station|