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Hataorimachi Festival (Weaving town festival)


A festival that has enlivened Hataorimachi (Weaving Town) for more than 1,000 years

In Fujiyoshida City at the foot of Mt. Fuji, textile industry utilizing the spring water of the mountain has been continued for more than 1,000 years. It is rare that such a varied kind of textiles are produced in one area, and recently, many factory brands are emerging from here. The city maintains the old-time atmosphere in the houses used to be weaver's and the backstreet bars from those days. Hataori-machi Festival (Weaving town festival), Hata-Fes for short, is an autumnal festival held in such a good old town.

■Contents / Venue
○ Weaving Factory Festival
This year, an event will be held in each of the local factories. In the main site, there will be displays and talk shows about weaving. The markets of various factory brands and creators' items will also be held in this site.

○ Yoshida-town Secondhand Article Market
Secondhand article shops from all over the country, variety shops for you to re-discover the merits of handicrafts, and a workshop using re-used wooden materials will open here, with stands to serve delicious foods.

○ Workshop/Concerts
The sites other than the above two venues will also have events. This year, there will be more events than ever including workshops, concerts, and the shops utilizing abandoned houses, collaborating with Hata-Fes.

○ Weaving factory bus tour
 A bus tour to visit factories is available four times a day for two days! This fulfilling tour of factories and factory shops also visits the events specially held in the day of Hata-Fes, such as rakugo and jazz sessions, experience of dyeing, needle punch, etc.

Address 〒403-0004 山梨県富士吉田市下吉田地区 
Phone 0555-22-1111
Opening Times30th and 31st October 2021

30th Sat: 10:00-17:00
31st Sun: 10:00-16:00