Nagoshi no Oharae (summer purification ceremony) is held on every June 29 and 30.
This is a Shinto ritual that purifies the sins and the impurities accumulated in the six months, and to cleanse our mind and body to pass rest of 6 months including the hot summer.

Below is the annual schedule.

  • June 29 at 5:00pm
    Recreation for kids.
  • June 30 at 10:00am to 8:00pm
    Visitors can enjoy a raffle.
  • 4:30pm
    The ritual to burn charms and amulets.

Please write down the names of all families on Hitogata (human-shaped) paper and puff your breath on the paper, then give it to the priest to purify it.