This festival is named for Ota Dokan, a warlord who worked for the Edo Castle Foundation and passed away in Isehara.
This is the largest festival in Isehara-city, not only do people from neighboring municipalities come, but also many visitors from other prefectures come to enjoy this festival. Main events, held every year include Dokan’s Go Hawking and the Hojo Masako Hinata Yakushi Temple Worship Parade. Popular actors and entertainers dressed as Ota Dokan and Hojo Masako perform at this very crowded event.
Many performances of singing, dancing and other entertainments and events are presented at various places in the city. The two full days of lively events are held every year in early October.