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Kihoku Town

Dates:October third Sunday


Sekibune Festival

Sekibune festival has lasted from Edo era each 3rd Sunday in October in Hikimoto area to pray for fishing harvest and sailing safety, and is regular festival in Hikimoto Shrine. It is named after the boat lifted during the parade which is said to have beaten Kumano Beach pirates.



October third Sunday


Hikimoto-jinja Shrine

How to get here

From Miyama IC about 10 minutes