An annual festival to commemorate their governance is held in late August: It has become a signature summer event of Nishiki Area.
The main attraction of event, Tozawa-shi Matsuri （戸沢氏祭), is a parade of 200 people dressed up in costumes of the Samurai period-- led by the lord on a horse with his generals and people under the dominion in the territory.
The Ando Brothers are a musical unit who brings in their original performances using the traditional Japanese instruments.
Evening event will be following with Bon-Odori (a dance by participants in circle) and Toro-Nagashi (floating the paper-lantern on the river water). The finale will be the fireworks!
13:30 Parade Departs
14:00 Opening of the Event Site
15:30 Parade Enters.
15:50 Commendation Ceremony
16:00 Neiga Show
16:50 Traditional Performances
(Tazawa Sasara and The Ando Brothers)
18:00 Bon-Odori (The Bon Dance)
19:00 Toro-Nagashi (Floating Paper Lanterns)
19:30 Firework Show
*All the pictures are courtesy of Semboku City