花火 Hanabi 2016 – Summer Fireworks Festival

Hanabi Matsuri or Firework Festivals are held all over Japan during the summer season. The firework displays give color to the night sky and the festivals create a lively atmosphere which attract local and foreign enthusiasts. Most Japanese men and women attend this event wearing the traditional yukata, summer kimono or jinbei.

Below is a list of some of the 2016 Hanabi schedule:

Tokyo Area

38th Adachi Fireworks Festival Date: July 23 (Sat) | 19:30 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: About 12,000 fireworks easily visible from around the river.
Admission: Free
Venue: Arakawa river bed (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line railway bridge – Bridge between Nishiarai) [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Kita-Senju Station
Tel #: 03-3880-0039
Website: http://hanabi.adachikanko.net/
50th Katsushika Fireworks Festival Date: July 26 (Tue) | 19:20 – 20:20
In case of stormy weather: July 27 (Wed)
Info: Around 15,000 fireworks to lit-up the night sky.
Admission: Free [paid seats: ¥7,000 – ¥12,000]
Venue: Katsushika Shibamata baseball field (Edogawa river bed), Katsushika, Tokyo [map]
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from Shibamata Station
Tel #: 03-6758-2222
Website: www.city.katsushika.lg.jp/tourism
39th Sumida River Fireworks Date: July 30 (Sat) | 19:05 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: About 9,500 shots in the first venue & about 10,500 shots in the second venue.
Admission: Free [paid seats ¥6,000 – ¥7,500]
Venue: Sumida River (at two sites), Sumida, Tokyo [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Asakusa Station (1st venue) | 5-minute walk from Kuramae Station (2nd venue)
Tel #: 03-5246-1111
Website: http://sumidagawa-hanabi.com/
Tachikawa Showa Kinen Park Fireworks Festival Date: July 30 (Sat) | 19:20 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: July 31 (Sun)
Info: 5,000 fireworks display.
Admission: Adult: ¥ 410 | Child: ¥ 80
Venue: Open field Showa Kinen Park, Tachikawa, Tokyo [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Tachikawa Station | 5-minute walk from Nishi-Tachikawa Station
Tel #: 0180-99-3020
Website: www.tbt.gr.jp/hanabi/
Hachioji Fireworks Festival Date: July 30 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: July 31 (Sun)
Info: About 3,300 fireworks will give color to the beautiful night sky.
Admission: Free
Venue: Hachioji Municipal Stadium, Hachioji, Tokyo [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Hachioji Station
Tel #: 04-2643-3115
Website: www.hachioji-kankokyokai.or.jp/
34th Koto Fireworks Festival Date: August 1 (Mon) | 19:40 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 2 (Tue)
Info: About 4,000 colorful fireworks shine in the river.
Admission: Free
Venue: Arakawa Sunamachi waterfront park, Koto, Tokyo [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Minami-Sunamachi Station
Tel #: 03-3647-4963
Website: www.city.koto.lg.jp/seikatsu/community
57th Itabashi Fireworks Festival Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: Around 12,000 fireworks.
Admission: Free [reserve seating ¥3,100 – ¥28,800
Venue: Arakawa riverbed, Itabashi, Tokyo [map]
Nearest Station: 30-minute walk from Nishidai Station, Takashimadaira Station, Ukimafunado Station
Tel #: 03-3579-2255
Website: www.itabashihanabi.jp
41st Edogawa Fireworks Festival Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:15 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: About 14,000 shots will decorate the night sky synchronized to music.
Admission: Free
Venue: Edogawa riverbed, Edogawa, Tokyo [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Shinozaki Station
Tel #: 03-5662-0523
Website: www.city.edogawa.tokyo.jp/hanabi/
2016 Jingu Gaien Fireworks Festival Date: August 20 (Sat) | 19:30 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 21 (Sun)

Info: Music and about 12,000 fireworks color the summer of Jingu
Admission: Free [paid seats ¥4,000 – ¥7,000]
Venue: Jingu-gaien, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo [map]
Nearest Station: Shinanomachi Station | Yoyogi Station | Omotesando Station | Kokuritsukyogijo Station
Tel #:
03-3547-0920
Website: www.jinguhanabi.com
38th Setagaya-ku Tamagawa
Fireworks Festival
Date: August 20 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:00
In case of stormy weather: August 21 (Sun)
Info: fireworks display in luscious green surroundings
Admission: Free
Venue: Setagaya Ward Futakotamagawa green playground, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo [map]
Nearest Station: Futako-Tamagawa Station
Tel #: 5432-3333
Website: www.tamagawa-hanabi.com
34th Chofu Fireworks Festival Date: August 21 (Sun) | 18:50 – 19:50
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: 8,000 fireworks display
Admission: Free / reserve seating ¥2,500 – ¥20,000
Venue: Tamagawa Riverside, Chofu, Tokyo [map]
Nearest Station: 25-minute walk from Chofu Station
Tel #: 042-481-7311
Website: http://hanabi.csa.gr.jp

Other Areas

Akita Prefecture
14th Noshiro Port Festival Fireworks Date: July 23 (Sat) | 19:30 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: July 24 (Sun) | July 25 (Mon)
Info: around 15,000 fireworks to light up the night sky
Admission: ¥4,000 – ¥25,000
Venue: Noshiro Port Shimonohama Pier special event space [map]
Nearest Station: 10 minutes by bus or 30-minute walk from Noshiro Station
Tel #: 0185-52-6341
Website: http://www.noshirohanabi.com
29th Akita City Summer Festival Omonogawa Fireworks Date: August 11 (Mon) | 19:30 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: undecided
Info: About 7,500 fireworks display which is one of Akita’s major summer festivals.
Admission: Free
Venue: Omonogawa riverbed [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Araya Station
Tel #:
018-888-8080
Website:
www.city.akita.akita.jp/city/sc/ws/hanabi/
14th Oga Sea of Japan Fireworks Date: August 14 (Sun) | 19:30 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 15 (Mon)
Info: around 10,000 pretty fireworks color the night sky to the theme of “Rythm & Dance”
Admission: Free [paid seats: ¥500 – ¥1,000]
Venue: Funagawaminato OGA Marine Park [map]
Nearest Station:
5-minute walk from Oga Station
Tel #: 0185-24-9142
Website: www.oganavi.com
90th Omagari National Fireworks Festival Date: August 27 (Sat) | 17:30 – 18:50
In case of stormy weather: undecided
Info: One of the 3 great fireworks competitions of Japan with approximately 15,000 fireworks to light up the night sky
Admission: Free / Balcony Reserved Seats ¥13,000 – ¥23,000
Venue: Omono River Athletic Park, 2-7-46, Omagari Funabacho, Daisen-shi, Akita 014-0057 [map]
Nearest Station: 25-minute walk from Omagari Station
Tel #: 0187-62-1262
Website: www.oomagari-hanabi.com
Chiba Prefecture
49th Funabashi Port Water Park Fireworks Date: July 27 (Wed) | 19:30 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: July 28 (Thu)
Info: Around 8,500 fireworks synchronized to music concludes the Funabashi Festival.
Admission: ¥1,000 – ¥2,000
Venue: 2 Chome-1-2 Hamachō, Funabashi-shi, Chiba-ken [map]
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from Minamifunabashi Station
Tel #: 047-436-2473
Website: www.city.funabashi.chiba.jp/shisei/shoukai/
Asahi City Iioka YOU · Yu Festival 2016 Date: July 30 (Sat) | 20:00 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: July 31 (Sun)
Info: Around 10,000 fireworks to brighten-up the Iioka coast of Chiba Prefecture.
Admission: Free
Venue: Iioka coast [map]
Nearest Station: 5-minute walk from Asahi Station
Tel #:
0479-62-5338
Website: http://iiokayouu.wix.com
120th Omigawa Riverside Fireworks Date: August 1 (Mon) | 19:00 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 2 (Tue)
Info: about 8,000 fireworks boasting a history of 100 years
Admission: Paid seats ¥16,000 (up to 6 people)
Venue: Chiba Prefecture Katori Omigawa Omigawa Bridge downstream Tonegawa River [map]
Nearest Station: 20-minute walk from Omigawa Station
Tel #: 0478-82-1117
Website:
www.city.katori.lg.jp/sightseeing/gyoji/natsu/hanabi
Makuhari Beach Fireworks Festival Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:30 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: Around 15,000 fireworks to be launched in the coast of of Makuhari beach.
Admission: ¥1,500 (seaside seat) | ¥2,000 (stadium seat) | ¥2,500 (riverside seat) | ¥3,000 – 4,000 (beach seat)
Venue: Makuhari Seaside Park [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Makuhari Station
Tel #: 050-5548-8686
Website: http://chiba-hanabi.jp/
2016 Matsudo Fireworks Display
Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:15 – 20:20
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: Around 10,000 modern & traditional fireworks launched in harmony.
Admission: Free [sponsorship ¥10,000]
Venue:
Edogawa riverbed (Matsudo Municipal Library Main Building) [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from
Matsudo Station
Tel #:
047-366-7327
Website: www.matsudo-kankou.jp
56th Sakura Citizen Fireworks Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:10 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: Firework display of about 16,000 shots
Admission: Free / Paid seats ¥1,000 – ¥10,000
Venue: Sakura Furusato Square neighborhood (Inbanuma lakeside) [map]
Nearest Station: 30-minute walk from Keiseiusui Station
Tel #:
043-486-6000
Website: www.city.sakura.lg.jp/sakura/hanabi/
2016 Teganuma Fireworks Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: Firework display of about 13,500 shots including fantastic underwater fireworks.
Admission: Free / Paid seats ¥3,000 – ¥15,000
Venue: 3 locations [map]
Nearest Station: 25-minute walk from
Kitakashiwa Station (Kashiwadai 1) | 15-minute walk from Kashiwa Station (Kashiwadai 2) | 10-minute walk from Abiko Station (Abiko venue)
Tel #:
04-7162-3325 (Kashiwadai 1) |04-7191-2803 (Kashiwadai 2) |04-7182-3131 (Abiko Venue)
Website: www.kashiwa-cci.or.jp/teganuma
53rd Tateyama Tourism Festival Tateyamawan Fireworks Date: August 8 (Mon)| 19:30 – 20:45
In case of stormy weather: August 9 (Tue) | August 10 (Wed)
Info: About 10,000 fireworks to be launched on the gentle coast of Tateyama.
Admission: Free
Venue: Hojo (near the coast), Tateyama, Chiba [map]
Nearest Station: 1 minute walk from Tateyama Station
Tel #: 0470-22-8330
Website: http://tateyamacity.or.jp/hanabi/
69th Kisarazu Port Fireworks Festival Date: August 15 (Mon)| 19:15 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 16 (Tue) | August 17 (Wed)
Info: About 10,000 rounds of fireworks illuminate the Nakanoshima Ohashi.
Admission: Free | paid seats ¥2,000
Venue:
Kisarazu Port inner harbor [map]
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from
Kisarazu Station
Tel #: 0
438-22-7711
Website: www.city.kisarazu.lg.jp/events
40th Nagareyama Summer Fireworks Date: August 20 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:20
In case of stormy weather: August 26 (Fri)
Info: About 14,000 fireworks synchronized to Nagareyama Sky Musical.
Admission: ¥1,500 – ¥12,400
Venue: Edogawa Tsutsumi area, 1-3 Chome, Nagareyama [map]
Nearest Station: 5-minute walk from Nagareyama Station
Tel #: 04-7168-1047
Website: www.nagareyama.chiba.jp/tourism/
NARITA Fireworks in Inbanuma Date: October 15 (Sat) | from 19:00
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: About 10,000 fireworks to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Narita municipal organization enforcement.
Admission: Free | Sponsored seats: ¥12,000
Venue: Narita New Town Sports Square, Daikata, Narita-shi, Chiba [map]
Nearest Station: 40-minute walk from Narita Station
Tel #:
0476-29-5553
Website: http://narita-hanabi.com/
Fukuoka Prefecture
40th Miyama Summer Evening Fireworks Date: July 20 (Wed) | 20:00 – 21:30
In case of stormy weather: July 22 (Fri) | July 26 (Tue)
Info: Around 8,000 fireworks synchronised to music will brighten up the gorgeous night sky.
Admission: Free
Venue: around Setaka Bridge, Miyama-shi, Fukuoka-ken [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Setaka Station
Tel #: 0944-63-8000
Website: www.miyama-shokokai.jp/hanabi/
Ashiya Fireworks 2016 Date: July 23 (Sat) | 19:45 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: About 7,000 fireworks display around the Ashiya Bridge of the Fukuoka Onga River.
Admission: Free
Venue: Ashiya-machi Bridge, Ashiya, Onga District, Fukuoka [map]
Nearest Station: Orio Station
Tel #:
093-221-1001
Website: www.ashikan.jp/event/hanabi/
50th Chikugo Funagoya Fireworks
Date: July 30 (Sat) | 19:50 – 21:30
In case of stormy weather: July 31 (Sun) | August 01 (Mon)
Info: About 7,000 fireworks launched in a relaxed lawn of a large park.
Admission: Free
Venue: Fukuoka Kenei Chikugo Large Park [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Chikugo Funagoya Station
Tel #: 0942-53-4229
Website: www.chikugo.net/fireworks/
357 Chikugo River Fireworks Display
Date: August 5 (Fri) | 19:40 – 21:10
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun) | August 9 (Tue)
Info: About 18,000 fireworks reflect in the Chiguko River adding color to the night sky.
Admission: Free
Venue: Nagatoishi, Kurume-shi, Fukuoka-ken [map]
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from
Kagoshima Station
Tel #:
0942-32-3207
Website: www.kurume-hotomeki.jp
Dream HANABI 2016 Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:45 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 20(Sat)
Info: 8,000 fireworks to illuminate the sky of Homangawa.
Admission: Free
Venue: Ogori Sports Park (Homangawa Riverbed), Ogori, Fukuoka [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Oho Station | 20-minute walk from Oitai Station
Tel #: 0942-72-8137
Website: http://miijc.ogori.net/
28th Kanmon Fireworks Date: August 13 (Thu) | 19:50 – 20:40
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: 1-3 Kitakyushu, Moji-ku, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka [map]
Admission: ¥1,000 – ¥12,000
Venue: 5-minute walk from JR Moji Port Station
Nearest Station: Moji Station
Tel #: 093-331-8781
Website: http://hanabi.moji-retro.com
18th Ariake Sea Fireworks Festival Date: August 21 (Sun) | 19:30 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 28 (Sat)
Info: Around 8,000 fireworks colour the evening sky.
Admission: Free | ¥22,000 (up to 5 people)
Venue: near Ground (グラウンド), Hashimoto, Yanagawa-shi, Fukuoka [map]
Nearest Station: 40 minutes by shuttle bus from Nishitetsuyanagawa Station
Tel #:
070-4690-0856 | 070-4690-0834
Website: www.city.yanagawa.fukuoka.jp/kanko/meisho/meguru/hanabi/
Fukushima Prefecture
38th Fukushima Fireworks Date: July 30 (Sat) | 19:30 – 20:40
In case of stormy weather: Juy 31 (Sun)
Info: About 10,000 fireworks to be launched which is one of the largest in Fukushima Prefecture with its No. 4 ball long ball & various StarMine.
Admission: ¥500
Venue: Shinbugaoka Ryokuchi Park, Matsuyama-cho, Fukushima
〒 960-8228 [map]

Nearest Station: Fukushima Station
Tel #: 024-525-3720 | 0180-99-3590
Website: www.city.fukushima.fukushima.jp
Kitakata Town Summer Fireworks Festival (Nippashigawa River Fireworks Festival) Date: July 31 (Sun) | 19:30 -20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 1 (Mon)
Info: About 10,000 fireworks burst with sounds.
Admission: Paid Seats ¥1,500 – ¥5,000
Venue: Freedom Square Nippashigawa Parkland [map]
Nearest Station: Shiokawa Station
Tel #: 02-4127-2111
Website: www.city.kitakata.fukushima.jp/soshiki
63rd Iwaki Fireworks Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: About 20,000 fireworks match the big sound of music of yesteryear.
Admission: Free | Paid bleachers ¥2,000 – ¥16,000
Venue: Aqua Marine Park (Onahama Port Pier No. 1 & 2) [map]
Nearest Station: Izumi Station
Tel #: 0246-53-5677
Website: www.iwakihanabi.com
45th Asaka Field Summer Festival Fireworks Date: August 14 (Sun) | 19:30 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 15 (Mon)
Info: 10,000 fireworks viewable from 360 degrees anywhere near the venue.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats ¥10,000 (4 people)
Venue: Koriyama Culture Park, Higashimaruyama-61 Asakamachi Narita Koriyama, Fukushima 963-0112 [map]
Nearest Station: 30 mins by bus from Koriyama Station
Tel #: 024-946-2068
38th Sukagawa Shakadogawa Fireworks Date: August 20 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: Fireworks of about 10,000 rounds such as extra-large StarMine decorate the night sky.
Admission: Free | paid seats: ¥2,000 – ¥11,000
Venue: Sukagawa Station riverbed (Shakadogawa) [map]
Nearest Station: Sukagawa Station
Tel #: 0248-88-9144
Website: www.city.sukagawa.fukushima.jp/hanabi/
Gifu Prefecture
60th National Selection Nagara Chunichi Fireworks Date: July 30 (Sat) | from 19:15
In case of stormy weather: August 27 (Sat)
Info: Colorful fireworks unfolds in clear Nagara River stream against the dramatic backdrop of Mt. Kinka
Admission: Free
Venue: Nagara River Hashimoto flow (Nagara Bridge – Bridge between Jinhua), Gifu [map]
Nearest Station: Gifu Station
Tel #: 052-221-0671
Website: www.chunichi.co.jp/chuhana/
Gero Fireworks Summer Musical Performances Date: August 3 (Wed) | 20:00 – 20:45
In case of stormy weather: August 21 (Fri)
Info: Spectacular show of around 13,000 lights synchronised to music.
Admission: Free
Venue: Gero River Bridge [map]
Nearest Station: Gero Station
Tel #: 0576-24-2222
Website: www.city.gero.lg.jp/kankou
71st Annual Fireworks Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:30 – 20:45
In case of stormy weather: August 20 (Sat)
Info: Gorgeous fireworks to be illuminate the evening sky with Gifu Castle as background.
Admission: Free
Venue: Nagara River (Nagara Bridge – Bridge between Jinhua) [map]
Nearest Station: Gifu Station | Meitetsugifu Station
Tel #: 050-5548-8686
Website: www.gifu-np.co.jp/jigyo/hanabi16/
Gunma Prefecture
28th Tamamura Hanabi Taikai (Rural Dream Fireworks 2016)
Date: July 16 (Sat) | 19:50 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: July 17 (Sun)
Info: About 10,000 elaborate fireworks launched in the countryside.
Admission: Free
Venue: Jōyō Elementary School, Higoshi, Tamamura, Sawa District, Gunma [map]
Nearest Station: 25 minutes by bus from JR Shinmachi station
Tel #: 0180-99-3339
Website: http://tamamuramachi.com/tamamura-hanabi/
Kawaba Fireworks Festival Date: July 24 (Sun) | 20:00 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 14 (Sun)
Info: Around 10,000 fireworks concludes the finale of the festival.
Admission: Free
Venue: Kawaba Central Park, Kawaba, Tone District, Gunma [map]
Nearest Station: Numata Station
Tel #: 0278-52-2111
Website: www.vill.kawaba.gunma.jp
42nd Takasaki Fireworks Festival Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:40 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: 15,000 fireworks display
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥2,500
Venue: Karasugawa Wada Bridge (upstream riverbed), Takasaki, Gunma [map]
Nearest Station: Takasaki Station
Tel #: 027-321-1257
Website: www.takasaki-matsuri.jp
60th Maebashi Fireworks
Date: August 13 (Sat) | 19:00 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 14 (Sun)
Info: About 15,000 fireworks brighten up the quiet mountains.
Admission: Free | ¥3,000 – ¥100,000
Venue:
Tonegawa River [map]
Nearest Station: Maebashi Station
Tel #: 027-234-5108
Website: www.maebashi-cci.or.jp/sightseeing/matsuri_hanabi/
Water Fireworks – Happiness Water

(pending update)

Date: August 16 (Sun) | 19:30 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 17 (Mon)
Info: About 12,000 fireworks brighten up the quiet mountains.
Admission: Free | Paid seats: ¥3,000 – ¥100,000
Venue: Tsukiyono junior high school baseball ground
Nearest Station: Gokan Station
Tel #: 0278-62-1155
Website: www.minakami.or.jp
4th Numata Fireworks Date: September 10 (Sat) | 19:00 – 19:45
In case of stormy weather: undecided
Info:
About 10,000 fireworks to be launched with music.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats ¥2,000 – 15,000
Venue: Numata Sports Park [map]
Nearest Station: 20 minute walk from Numata Station
Tel #: 0278-23-2111
Website: http://numatahanabi.com
Isesaki Fireworks Date: September 10 (Sat) | 18:30 – 19:30
In case of stormy weather: September 27 (Sun)
Info: Around 10,000 shots of large flower of light illuminate the city of Isesaki.
Admission: Free
Venue: Raburiba Water Park Unuki, Isesaki, Gunma [map]
Nearest Station: Isesaki Station
Tel #: 0270-24-5111
Website: www.city.isesaki.lg.jp
Ibaraki Prefecture
31st Sakai Furusato Festival
Date: July 30 (Sat) | 19:30 – 21:30
In case of stormy weather: July 31 (Sun)
Info: About 15,000 fireworks will decorate the night sky in the border of Ibaraki.
Admission: Free
Venue: Tone River [map]
Nearest Station: Koga Station, Tobu-Dobutsukoen Station
Tel #:
0280-81-1319
Website: www.town.sakai.ibaraki.jp
11th Koga Fireworks Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:20 – 20:50
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: About 25,000 fireworks spreads around a golf course.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats ¥10,000 (4 people)
Venue: Koga Golf Links, Nishimachi, Koga, Ibaraki 306-0038 [map]
Nearest Station: 20 minute walk from Furukawa Station
Tel #: 0280-92 -3111 ext 2533
Website: www.kogakanko.jp/hanabi/
52nd Joso Kinugawa Fireworks Date: August 11 (Sat) | 18:30 – 20:25
In case of stormy weather: August 13 (Mon)
Info: About 10,000 fireworks will illuminate the night sky, featuring
many works of famous fireworks shops.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats: ¥3,000 – ¥11,000
Venue:
Ibaraki Prefecture Joso Hashimoto Sports Park (Kinugawa River) [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from
Mitsukaido Station
Tel #: 0
297-22-2121
Website: www.joso.or.jp/fireworks/
2016 Inashiki Natsu Matsuri Hanabi Taikai Date: August 20 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 21 (Sun)
Info: About 12,000 fireworks and messages bloom in the night sky.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥8,000 – ¥13,000
Venue: Edosaki Sports Park, Edosaki, Inashiki, Ibaraki 〒300-0500 [map]
Nearest Station: 50 minutes by bus from Tsuchiura Station
Tel #: 029-892-2000
Website: www.inashiki.com/summer_festa
38th Kashima Fireworks Date: August 27 (Sat) | 19:30 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 28 (Sun)
Info: More than 10,000 fireworks will light up the night sky.
Admission: Free
Venue: Lake Side, Ofunatsu, Kashima, Ibaraki [map]
Nearest Station: Kashimajingu Station
Tel #: 0299-82-7730
Website:
85th National Tsuchiura Fireworks Competition Date: October 1 (Sat) | 18:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: October 2 (Sun) | October 8 (Sat) | October 9 (Sun) | October 10 (Mon)
Info: Around 20,000 fireworks with about 60 companies fireworks suppliers across the country compete for the skill, it’s one of the best tournament in the country.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥10,500 – ¥21,000
Venue: Sakuragawa (near Gakuen Bridge) [map]
Nearest Station: 30 minute walk or 20 minute shuttle bus from Tsuchiura Station
Tel #: 029-826-1111
Website: http://tsuchiura-hanabi.jp/
Kanagawa Prefecture
Yugawara Hot Spring Sea Fireworks Date: July 18 (Mon), August 3 (Wed), November 3 (Thu) | 20:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: July 21 (Thu), August 6 (Sat), November 23 (Wed)
Info: About 12,000 fireworks (6,000 each day) to colour the gorgeous night sky.
Admission: Free
Venue: Yugawara Beach, Yugawara, Ashigarashimo, Kanagawa [map]
Nearest Station: 15 minutes by bus from Yugawara Station
Tel #: 0465-63-2111
Website: www.yugawara.or.jp/event/
The 31st Kanagawa Newspaper Fireworks Date: August 2 (Tue) | 19:00 – 20:00
In case of stormy weather: August 3 (Wed)
Info: About 15,000 colourful fireworks to be launched in the night view of Yokohama.
Admission: Rinko Cup Noodle Museum Park admission ticket
Venue: Yokohama Minato Mirai Harbor Park seafront [map]
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from Minatomirai and Shintakashima Station | 20-minute walk from Yokohama Station | 15-minute walk from Sakuragicho Station
Tel #: 045-227-0744
Website: www.kanaloco.jp/company/event_fireworks/
70th Atsugi Ayu Fireworks Festival Date: August 6 | 19:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: Around 10,000 fireworks brighten up the night sky as a centrepiece of the “Atsugi Ayu Festival”.
Admission: Free
Venue: Sagami River Riverbed [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minutes walk from Honatsugi Station
Tel #: 046-295-5496
Website: www.atsugi-kankou.jp/view/event/ayumatsuri/
27th Odawara Sakawa River Fireworks Display Date: August 6 | 19:10 – 20:10
In case of stormy weather: August 8 (Mon)
Info: Around 7,500 fireworks decorate the night sky and marks the finale of the city’s anniversary.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats: ¥2,000 – ¥20,000
Venue: Kotobukichō, Odawara-shi, Kanagawa [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minutes walk from
Kamonomiya Station
Tel #: 0
465-22-5002
Website: www.odawara-kankou.com/event/hanabi
44th Sagamihara Summer Evening Fireworks Date: August 27 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:15
In case of stormy weather: August 28 (Sun)
Info: With about 8,000 shots, this tournament boasts as one of the largest scale in Kanagawa Prefecture and with the audience close to the launch site, it is possible to experience the powerful fireworks.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥2,500 – ¥10,000
Venue: Sagami River, around Aikawa, Aiko District, Kanagawa [map]
Nearest Station: 30 minutes by bus from Sagamihara Station
Tel #: 042-771-3767 | 042-770 -7777
Website: www.sagamihara-hanabi.jp/
Kyoto Prefecture
41st Minato Maizuru Date: July 31 (Sun) | 19:30 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 1 (Mon)
Info: About 5,000 fireworks to be launched as part of the summer festival.
Admission: Free
Venue: Higashimaizuru coast, Maizuru Beach, Kyoto [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Higashimaizuru Station
Tel #: 0773-62-4600
Website: www.maizuru.or.jp
65th Kameoka Peace Hozugawa Fireworks Festival
Date: August 7 (Sun) | 20:00
In case of stormy weather: August 9 (Tue)
Info: About 5,000 fireworks to commemorate the World Federation peace city declaration of 1955.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥1,000 – ¥20,000
Venue: Katsura River [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from JR Kameoka Station (North Exit)
Tel #: 0
771-25-5033 |0771-22-0053
Website: www.kameokacci.or.jp/hanabi/
2016 Uji River Fireworks Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:45 – 20:45
In case of stormy weather: August 14 (Thu)
Info: Around 5,000 fireworks of about 70 different shots on the theme of “Genji Romance” will unfold the big picture scroll of light and brilliant sound in the banks of the clear stream of the Uji River.
Admission: Free
Venue: Furitsu Uji Park, Kyoto [map]
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from Uji Station
Tel #: 0774-23-3334
Website: www.ujihanabi.jp
Nagano Prefecture
29th Shinshu Ueda Fireworks Date: August 5 (Fri) | 19:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 6 (Sat)
Info: About 10,000 rounds to be launched one after another.
Admission: ¥10,000 (4 people)
Venue: Chikuma Riverbed [map]
Nearest Station: 5-minute walk from Ueda Station
Tel #: 0268-22-4500
Website: www.city.ueda.nagano.jp/kanko/event
87th Shinshu Chikuma Summer Evening Fireworks Tournament
Date: August 7 (Sun) | 19:30 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: 10,000 brilliant fireworks to colour the Chikuma River and the night sky.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥1,000
Venue: Tokura Kamiyamada Onsen Chikuma Riverbed (between Taishobashi ~ Mayo Bridge), Chikuma, Nagano [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Togura Station
Tel #: 026-275-1753
Website: http://chikuma-hanabi.jp/
10th AZUMINO Fireworks Date: August 14 (Sun) | 19:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: Discontinued in case of stormy weather.
Info: 12,000 fireworks to be launched to music.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥1,000 – ¥8,000
Venue: Saigawa Riverbed, Akashinananaki, Azumino, Nagano [map]
Nearest Station: 20-minute walk from Akashina Station
Tel #: 0
180-99-3936
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/azuminohanabi/
68th Suwa Lake Fireworks Festival Date: August 15 (Sat) | from 19:00
In case of stormy weather: Rain or Shine
Info: More than 40,000 fireworks to decorate the night sky of summer with sounds reverberating off the surrounding mountains.
Admission: from ¥1,000
Venue: Suwa Lake (above Suwashi Kohan Park), Kogandōri, Suwa-shi, Nagano [map]
Nearest Station: 8-minute walk from Kamisuwa Station
Tel #: 0266-52-4141
Website: www.suwako-hanabi.com/kojyou
34th Annual New Fireworks Competition Date: September 3 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: Rain or Shine
Info: Around 18,000 fireworks to be launched to music and messages.
Admission: ¥3,000
Venue: Suwa Lake (near Suwa Onsen), Kogandōri, Suwa-shi, Nagano [map]
Nearest Station: 8-minute walk from Kamisuwa Station
Tel #: 0266-52-2111
Website: www.suwako-hanabi.com/shinsaku
Summer Night Fire Festival Finale

(pending update)

Date: September 6 (Sun) | 20:10 – 20:50
In case of stormy weather: Discontinued during stormy weather.
Info: Around 12,000 fireworks to mark the end of Suwa Lake summer.
Admission: Free
Venue: Suwa Lake (near Suwa Onsen), Kogandōri, Suwa-shi, Nagano
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from Kamisuwa Station
Tel #: 0266-52-7155
Website: www.suwako-hanabi.com/summer
111th Nagano Fireworks Festival Date: November 23 (Wed) | 18:00 – 20:00
In case of stormy weather: Rain or Shine
Info: Around 10,000 fireworks to colour the night sky of autumn.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥4,200 – ¥20,000
Venue: Saigawa Dai 2 Ryokuchi Park, Kawai Shinden, Nagano
Nearest Station: 20-minute walk from Nagano Station
Tel #: 026-227-2428
Website: www.nagano-cci.or.jp/ebisukou/
Niigata Prefecture
Gion Kashiwazaki Matsuri – Fireworks of the Sea Date: July 26 (Tue) | 19:30 – 21:10
In case of stormy weather: undecided
Info: Around 15,000 colourful fireworks marks the finale of the summer festival.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥9,000 – ¥24,000
Venue: Kashiwazaki-central coastal zone, Nishiminatochō, Kashiwazaki, Niigata [map]
Nearest Station: 20-minute walk from JR Kashiwazaki Station
Tel #: 0257-21-2334
Website: www.city.kashiwazaki.lg.jp/koho/kanko/event
Nagaoka Fireworks Festival Date: August 2 (Sat) – August 3 (Sun) | 19:20 – 21:10
In case of stormy weather: undecided
Info: About 20,000 fireworks to brighten up the night sky in commemoration of those who died in Nagaoka air raid in 1945.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats: ¥2,000 – ¥3,000
Venue: Shinano Riverbed, Mukōjimamachi, Nagaoka, Niigata [map]
Nearest Station: 30-minute walk from Nagaoka Station
Tel #: 0258-39-2221
Website: http://nagaokamatsuri.com
12th Sanjo Summer Festival Fireworks Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:30 – 21:15
In case of stormy weather: August 8 (Mon), August 9 (Tue)
Info: 4,000 fireworks to decorate the night sky of summer.
Admission: Free
Venue: Rokunocho Kasen Ryokuchi Park, Honchō, Sanjō, Niigata
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from Kitasanjo Station
Tel #: 0256-32-1311
Website: www.city.sanjo.niigata.jp

Ojiya Matsuri Great Fireworks Date: August 20 (Sat) | 19:15 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 21 (Sun)
Info: About 7,000 fireworks brighten up the summer night sky of Ojiya.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥1,000 – ¥15,000
Venue: Shinano River Riverbed, Ojiyashi Shinanogawa Kasen Park, Ojiya, Niigata
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Ojiya Station
Tel #: 0258-83-3512
Website: http://ojiyakanko.com/festival
62nd Tochio Festival
Date: August 28 (Sun) | 19:30 – 20:45
In case of stormy weather: undecided
Info: About 5,000 fireworks brighten up the finale of the Tochio Festival.
Admission: Free
Venue: Chuoken, Nagaoka, Niigata [map]
Nearest Station: 60-minutes bus from Nagaoka Station
Tel #: 0
258-51-1195
Website: http://tochiokankou.jp/matsuri/tochio
Ogi Port Festival Fireworks Date: August 29 (Mon) | 20:00 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 30 (Tue)
Info: About 6,000 fireworks illuminate the summer night sky of Sado.
Admission: Free
Venue: near Ogi Port [map]
Nearest Station: 3-minute walk from Ogi Port
Tel #: 0
259-86-2216
Website: http://www.niigata-kankou.or.jp/
Katakai Festival Asahara Shrine Autumn Festival Date: September 9 (Fri) – 10 (Sat) | 19:30 – 22:20
In case of stormy weather: undecided
Info: Around 15,000 fireworks that dates back to before the mid-Edo period and its history, its spirit is carried over to the current deference to tradition.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥30,000 (8 people balcony seat)
Venue: behind Asahara Shrine, Katakaimachi, Ojiya, Niigata [map]
Nearest Station: 30 minutes by bus from Nagaoka Station
Tel #: 0258-84-3900 |
0180-99-3939
Website: http://katakaimachi-enkakyokai.info
Osaka Prefecture
Tenjin Dedication Fireworks Date: July 25 (Mon) | 19:30 – 20:50
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: Around 4,000 fireworks are set-off in the night sky to illuminate a large fleet of about 100 sheeps.
Admission: Free
Venue: near Sakuramiya Park, Kita-ku, Osaka [map]
Nearest Station: 5-minute walk from KeihanTenmabashi Station | 5-minute walk from Sakuranomiya Station
Tel #: 06-6353-0025
Website: www.tenjinmatsuri.com
68th Inagawa Fireworks Date: August 20 (Sat) | 19:20 – 20:20
In case of stormy weather: August 21 (Sun)
Info: A traditional tournament followed from 1948 of about 4,000 fireworks launched in the Inagawa riverbed.
Admission: Free
Venue: Inagawa Coast, Dai 2 Go Inagawa Ryokuchi Park, Ikeda, Osaka
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from Ikeda Station
Tel #: 072-740-1161 | 0180-991-816
Website: www.city.kawanishi.hyogo.jp/shokai/kisetu/hanabi
Saitama Prefecture
21st Ageo Fireworks Date: July 10 (Sat) | 19:00 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 6 (Sat)
Info: Fireworks of 10,000 rounds are launched to music.
Admission: Free
Venue: Arakawa Riverbed, Riverside Phoenix Golf Club, Ageo, Saitama [map]
Nearest Station: 15 minutes by bus from Ageo Station
Tel #: 048-775-5917
Website: www.ageo-kankou.com
33rd Asaka Citizen Festival “Ayaka Festival” Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:15 – 20:15
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: About 9,000 fireworks are launched in a stretch in urban areas.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats: ¥500
Venue: near Asaka Central Park, Asaka, Saitama [map]
Nearest Station: 5-minute walk from Tobu Asaka Station
Tel #: 048-463-2645
Website: http://saikasai.com
67th Kumagai Fireworks Date: August 13 (Sat) | 19:00 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 14 (Sun) | August 20 (Sat) | August 21 (Sun)
Info: About 10,000 fireworks decorate the summer hot Kumagai.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥3,000 – ¥22,000
Venue: Arakawa Riverbed near Kumagayaarakawa Ryokuchi Park & Arakawa Park, Kumagaya, Saitama [map]
Nearest Station: 5-minute walk from Kumagaya Station
Tel #: 048-524-1111
Website: www.city.kumagaya.lg.jp/kanko/matsuri/kumagayahanabitaikai/
2016 Misato Summer Festival Fireworks Date: August 20 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 26 (Fri)
Info: About 10,000 rounds of fireworks will brighten the summer night sky of Misato.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats: ¥3,000
Venue: Edogawa Sports Park, Misato-shi, Saitama [map]
Nearest Station: 5-minute walk from Misato Station
Tel #: 048-524-1111
Website: www.tonbi.biz/hanabi/
14th Kounosu Hanabi Taikai Date: October 8 (Sat) | from 18:00
In case of stormy weather: October 9 (Sun)
Info: About 15,000 fireworks to be launched on a wide riverbed.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥3,500 – ¥15,000
Venue: Arakawa Riverbed, Nukata, Konosu, Saitama [map]
Nearest Station: 30-minute walk from Kounosu Station
Tel #: 048-543-1634
Website: http://kounosuhanabi.com
Shiga Prefecture
Nagahama and North Lake Biwa Great Fireworks Date: August 4 (Thu) | 19:30 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 5 (Fri)
Info: About 10,000 colourful fireworks to illuminate the surface of the tranquil Lake Biwa.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats: ¥1,500 – ¥2,500
Venue: Nagahama Port, Nagahama, Shiga [map]
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from Nagahama Station
Tel #: 0749-65-6521
Website: http://kitabiwako.jp
2016 Lake Biwa Fireworks Date: August 8 (Mon) | 19:30 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 12 (Fri)
Info: A summer tradition of launching about 10,000 fireworks amid the bustling lakeside. [map]
Admission: Free | ¥3,900 (adv) ¥4,400 (on the day)
Venue: Otsu Port, Hamaōtsu, Ōtsu, Shiga [map]
Nearest Station: 5-minute walk from Hamaotsu Station
Tel #: 077-511-1530
Website: www.biwako-visitors.jp/hanabi/
Tochigi Prefecture
47th Moka Summer Festival Fireworks Date: July 23 (Sat) | 19:20 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: July 25 (Mon)
Info: About 20,000 fireworks to be launched together with music and laser beam.
Admission: Free
Venue: Mooka City Hall, Aramachi, Mooka, Tochigi [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Mooka Station
Tel #: 0285-83-8135
Website: www.moka-kankou.org
65th Koyama Fireworks Date: July 31 (Sun) | 19:10 – 20:45
In case of stormy weather: August 1 (Mon)
Info: About 20,000 fireworks to be launched in symphony with water and sounds.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥2,000 – ¥24,000
Venue: Omoigawa Riverbed, Oyama, Tochigi [map]
Nearest Station: 8-minute walk from Oyama Station
Tel #: 0285-22-9273
Website: www.oyamanohanabi.com
17th Nasuno Hometown Fireworks 2016 Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:30 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: Fireworks display that is held every two years, with 20,000 shots that will decorate the night sky.
Admission: Free
Venue: Nakagawa River Park, Kuroiso, Nasushiobara, Tochigi [map]
Nearest Station: 15-minute walk from Kuroiso Station
Tel #: 0
70-3131-0457
Website: http://xn--48jvbwbxfp67pcvmgn2bit4a4h0appc7zz.com/
102nd Ashikaga Fireworks Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:00 – 20:45
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: About 20,000 colourful fireworks concludes the “Ashikaga Summer Festival” in Tochigi.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats: ¥8,000 – ¥27,000
Venue: Watarase Tanaka Hashimoto riverbed, Ashikaga, Tochigi
[map]
Nearest Station: 5-minute walk from Ashikaga Station
Tel #: 0284-21-1354
Website: www.ashikaga.info
2016 Utsunomiya Fireworks Date: August 13 (Sat) | 18:30 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 14 (Sun)
Info: About 20,000 fireworks to be set off in the night sky of Utsunomiya along with the music in 2014.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥1,500 – ¥80,000
Venue: Dojojuku green space (Kinugawa River), Dojojukumachi, Utsunomiya, Tochigi [map]
Nearest Station: 20 minutes by bus from Utsunomiya Station
Tel #: 028-600-3980
Website: www.utsunomiya-hanabi.jp
Kikuya Obata Fireworks Date: August 14 (Sun) | 19:30 – 20:15
In case of stormy weather: August 15 (Mon)
Info: About 12,000 fireworks illuminating the night sky can be seen in all angles.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats: ¥600 – ¥30,900
Venue: Twin Ring Motegi International Racing Course, 120-1 Hiyama
Motegi, Haga, Tochigi
Nearest Station: 90 minutes by bus from Utsunomiya Station | 90 minutes by bus from Mito Station
Tel #: 0285-64-0001
Website: www.twinring.jp/fireworks/
Sontoku Summer Festival 2016 Date: August 27 (Sat) | 19:30 – 20:30
In case of stormy weather: August 28 (Sun)
Info: 10,000 fireworks contribute to the lively festival atmosphere.
Admission: Free
Venue: Kinugawa Riverbed (near Kinusakura Park), Moka, Tochigi [map]
Nearest Station: About 15-minute drive from Jichiidai Station
Tel #: 0285-83-8135
Website: http://sontokunatsu.jp
Yamaguchi Prefecture
62nd Anniversary Ube Fireworks Date: July 23 (Sat) | 20:00 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: July 24 (Sun)
Info: About 10,000 fireworks to be launched synchronised to music.
Admission: Free
Venue: Ube Port, Ube, Yamaguchi [map]
Nearest Station: 20-minute walk from Ubeshinkawa Station
Tel #: 0
836-34-8353
Website: www.city.ube.yamaguchi.jp/event/
Hagi Summer Festival, the Sea of Japan Great Fireworks Date: August 1 (Mon) | 20:00 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 4 (Thu)
Info: About 7,000 fireworks launched in a location overlooking the Sea of Japan.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥500
Venue: Hagi Commercial Port, Higashihamasakicho, Hagi, Yamaguchi [map]
Nearest Station: 20-minute walk from Higashihagi Station
Tel #: 0838-25-3333
Website: www.haginet.ne.jp/users/hagi-cci/natumaturi
49th Nishikigawa Water Fireworks Festival Date: August 6 (Sat) | 20:00 – 21:30
In case of stormy weather: August 27 (Sat)
Info: About 6,000 fireworks to flourish in the background of Kintai bridge.
Admission: Free
Venue: Kintai Bridge, Iwakuni, Yamaguchi [map]
Nearest Station: About 25-minute walk from Nishiiwakuni Station
Tel #: 0827-41-2037
Website: www.iwakuni-kanko.jp
2016 Kanmon Fireworks Date: August 13 (Sat) | 19:50 – 20:40
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: About 15,000 Fireworks display to be held on both sides of the Fukuoka and Yamaguchi prefectures across the Strait.
Admission: ¥500 – ¥5,000
Venue: Arukapoto, Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi [map]
Nearest Station: 20-minute walk from Shimonoseki Station
Tel #: 083-223-2001
Website: http://210.136.239.202/hanabi2016.html
Yamagata Prefecture
2016 Sakata Fireworks Show Date: August 6 (Sat) | 19:30 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 7 (Sun)
Info: About 12,000 fireworks synchronized with music.
Admission: Free | Paid Seat ¥5,000 – ¥8,000
Venue: Mogamigawakaryu Ryokuchi Park, Sakata, Yamagata [map]
Nearest Station: 10-minute shuttle bus from Sakata Station
Tel #: 0234-24-2233
Website: www.sakata-kankou.com/event/readme/firework/
37th Yamagata Fireworks Date: August 14 (Sun) | 19:00 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: Cancelled
Info: About 20,000 various fireworks to decorate the gorgeous night sky of summer.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats ¥540 – ¥21,600
Venue: Sugawa River Bridge, Shimosorida, Yamagata [map]
Nearest Station: 25 minutes by shuttle bus from Yamagata Station
Tel #: 023-632-8665
Website: www.hanabi.gr.jp
26th Akagawa Fireworks Date: August 20 (Sat) | 19:15 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 21 (Sun)
Info: 12,000 rounds of fireworks will illuminate the night sky in Akagawa River.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats ¥10,000 – ¥23,000
Venue: Akagawa River, Tsuruoka, Yamagata [map]
Nearest Station: 30-minute walk /15 minutes by bus from Tsuruoka Station
Tel #: 0235-28-1873
Website: www.akagawahanabi.com
Yamanashi Prefecture
Yamanakako Festival
Date: August 1 (Mon) | 20:00 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 2 (Tue)
Info: About 8,000 colourful fireworks to decorate the night sky of Lake Yamana.
Admission: Free
Venue:
Lake Yamanaka Parking [map]
Nearest Station: 40-minute bus from Gotemba Station
Tel #: 0
555-62-3100
Website: http://yamanakako.info/houkosai/
Kawaguchiko Lake Festival Date: August 5 (Fri) | from 19:45
In case of stormy weather: undecided
Info: About 10,000 colourful fireworks to brighten up the summer sky.
Admission: Free
Venue: Funatsu beach, Kawaguchiko banks, Yamanashi [map]
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from Kawaguchiko Station
Tel #: 0555-72-2460
Website: www.fujisan.ne.jp
28th Ichikawamisato Furusato Matsuri Date: August 7 (Sun) | from 19:15 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 8 (Mon) | August 9 (Tue)
Info: One of the largest fireworks festival where about 20,000 colourful fireworks will brighten up the summer sky.
Admission: Free |Paid Seats: ¥2,500 – ¥35,000
Venue: Fuefukigawa riverside, Yamanashi [map]
Nearest Station: 10-minute walk from Ichikawadaimon Station
Tel #: 0
55-272-1101
Website: www.town.ichikawamisato.yamanashi.jp/
51st Isawa Hot Spring Fireworks Date: August 21 (Sun) | 19:30 – 21:00
In case of stormy weather: August 28 (Sun)
Info: About 10,000 fireworks to be launched to mark the end of Fuefuki Summer Festival.
Admission: Free | Paid Seats ¥2,500 – ¥25,000
Venue: Fuefukigawa Riverbed, near Fuefuki City Office, Isawacho Ichibe, Fuefuki, Yamanashi [map]
Nearest Station: 20-minute walk from Isawaonsen Station
Tel #: 055-261-2829
Website: www.fuefuki-kanko.jp/content/summerfes