Dashi has three levels. Lower level is where musicians and dancers perform. Middle level, also the roof of the lower level is where the driver of Dashi stays. Upper level is the doll of hero placed. Middle and Upper level can be stored inside of lower level. The hight of Dashi is about 8m high, 3m wide and 4.4m deep.
There are about 30 Dashi in Kawagoe. Matsuri goes for two days and have parade for noon and night.
Kawagoe Matsuri was started in 1648 as Matsuri of Hikawa Shrine. In 1844, Dashi parade became the main feature of Kawagoe Matsuri.