Introducing fireworks displays around Tokyo and how to enjoy summer in Japan!

Firework display of the week

Fireworks Display

Fireworks Display

When you see fireworks in Japan, you know that summer has arrived

Fireworks displays are a major summer event in Japan. People get dressed up in yukata robes and go out to enjoy them with their friends and family. There are also food stalls at some of these events, which makes the whole event feel like a festival.
Japan's fireworks technology is world-class, so you should definitely experience it for yourself!

Schedule

Fireworks Display(August)

Nikko /Kinugawa Hot Springs / Aizu area

  • Mt. Nantai Tohaisai Hounou Fireworks
  • Mt. Nantai Tohaisai Hounou Fireworks
  • Mt. Nantai Tohaisai Hounou Fireworks
  • Mt. Nantai Tohaisai Hounou Fireworks

Fireworks reflected on Lake ChuzenjiMt. Nantai Tohaisai Hounou Fireworks

  • A rare firework show that shoots at an angle towards the lake.The Mt. Nantai Touhaisai is a festival with history of over 1,200 years and lasts 1 week with many events.

    • Date of Fireworks
      July 31 (tues) - August 1 (wed), 2018*"Nantaisan Tohai Kosha Taisai (Mt. Nantai Worship Climbing Festival)" will be held from July 31 (tues) through August 7 (tues)
    • Time of Event
      21:00 - About 15 minutes
    • When it is a bad weather
      Cancelled
    • Place of Event
      2484, Chugushi, Nikko city, Tochigi Prefecture MAP
    • Access
      Take the bus (bound for Yumoto Onsen) from Tobu Nikko Station. Get off at "Nikko Futarasan Chugushi-mae" Bus Stop.

Ikebukuro /Kawagoe area

  • Itabashi Fireworks

Let's go see Tokyo's largest scale fireworksItabashi Fireworks

  • Tokyo's largest fireworks will be shot!Also, Kanto's largest scale Great Niagara Falls" is a must-see.10 firework masters will compete with each other.Approx. 12,000 shots

    • Date of Fireworks
      August 4 (sat), 2018
    • Time of Event
      7:00pm - 8:30pm
    • When it is a bad weather
      Postponed till the next day if it rains
    • Place of Event
      Arakawa River Bank in Itabashi-kuFunado 4 chome, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo MAP
    • Access
      Take a Kokusai Kogyo Bus from Narimasu Station or Tobu Nerima Station on the Tobu Tojo Line

Recommended Spots

  • 14th Soka Shimin Noryo Fireworks

A variety of 5,000 shots light up the night sky 14th Soka Shimin Noryo Fireworks

  • Fireworks held near Tokyo.
    Since the venue and place where the fireworks are shot is close, the impressive sound can also be enjoyed.
    Approx. 5,000 shots

    • Date of Fireworks
      August 4 (sat), 2018
    • Time of Event
      4:30 pm: Open the venue
      6:00 pm: Opening ceremony
      7:00 pm: Start launching fireworks
      8:45 pm: Finale
      Note: Scheduled times may change.
    • When it is a bad weather
      Held also in light rain
    • Place of Event
      The 1st venue: Soka Park, 272-1, Kakinoki-cho, Soka cityThe 2nd venue: Soka Municipal Athletic Park, 7-70-10, Aoyagi, Soka city, Saitama MAP
    • Access
      Take a bus bound for "the East Exit of Nitta Station" from the east exit of "Dokkyo Daigaku Mae" Station (Soka Matsubara) on the Tobu Skytree Line, for 15 minutes. 3 minute walk from "Sogo Ground" Bus Stop. Take a bus bound for "the East Exit of Dokkyo Daigaku Mae Station (Soka Matsubara)" from the east exit of Nitta Station on the Tobu Skytree Line, or a bus on "Kakigi Junkan" route, for 15 minutes. 3 minute walk from "Sogo Ground" Bus Stop.

Recommended Spots

  • Sai-ka-Sai

If you like Matsuri festivitiesThe 35th Asaka City Festival "Saikasai" Fireworks

  • "Saikasai" is a festival held for 3 days from August 3 (fri). Fireworks will be launched on the 2nd day. Enjoy this very lively festival with events such as Yosakoi Naruko Dance!Approx. 9,000 fireworks will be launched.

    • Date of Fireworks
      August 4 (sat), 2018
      *The date of the fireworks event
    • Time of Event
      7:15pm - 8:15pm
    • When it is a bad weather
      If there is bad weather, the fireworks will be postponed to August 5 (sun)
    • Place of Event
      Old Camp Site, Hizaori, Asaka city, Saitama Prefecture MAP
    • Access
      5 minute walk from Asaka Station on the Tobu Tojo Line

Ryomo area

A spectacular show of magnificent light and soundAshikaga Fireworks

  • An impressive show that boasts over 20,000 shots. The entire border is filled with fireworks during the finale with Niagara and Starmine competing against each other and is extremely impressive.Approx. 20,000 shots

    • Date of Fireworks
      August 4 (sat), 2018
    • Time of Event
      7:00pm - 8:45pm
    • When it is a bad weather
      Postponed
    • Place of Event
      Riverbank of Watarasegawa River, downstream of Tanakabashi bridge, Tanaka-cho, Ashikaga city, Tochigi Prefecture MAP
    • Access
      10 minute walk from Ashikaga Station on the Tobu Isesaki Line

Recommended Spots

  • Firework Illusion, Tobu Zoo

After enjoying the Recreational facilityFirework Illusion, Tobu Zoo

  • Fully enjoy the combined facilities with an amusement park, zoo, and swimming pools until night! After a lot of playing, enjoy fireworks at the end of the day. Approx. 2,000 various kinds of fireworks will be launched along with the music. You can also enjoy fire and laser beam performances.Approx. 2,000 fireworks are scheduled to be launched.

    • Date of Fireworks
      August 4 (sat), 11 (sat), 18 (sat), 2018
    • Time of Event
      7:30pm - 7:50pm (closes at 8pm)
    • When it is a bad weather
      Cancelled
    • Place of Event
      Tobu zoo, 110, Suga, Miyashiro-cho, Minami Saitama-gun, Saitama PrefectureNear Hakucho-no-ike Pond at the east gate MAP
    • Access
      Approx. 10 minute walk or 5 minutes by bus from Tobu Dobutsu Koen Stationon the Tobu Skytree Line

Nikko /Kinugawa Hot Springs / Aizu area

  • Kinugawa Onsen Fireworks

Enjoying Fireworks of the Hot Springs areaKinugawa Onsen Fireworks

  • Let's enjoy walking around Kinugawa Onsen town after dinner in a yukata(casual kimono) during your trip to Kinugawa Onsen.Enjoy a gorgeous night in Kinugawa, with a cool breeze, hot springs, and fireworks.

    • Date of Fireworks
      July 27 (fri) - 28 (sat), August 13 (mon) - 14 (tues), 2018
    • Time of Event
      9:45 pm - 10:00 pm on each day*For approximately 15 mins. The scheduled time may be changed.(The number of fireworks to be launched is not disclosed)
    • When it is a bad weather
      Cancelled
    • Place of Event
      Takenosawa Power Plant
      You can enjoy viewing the scene from [Fureai Bridge] and [Kurogane Bridge] in Kinugawa Onsen. MAP
    • Access
      Get off at Kinugawa Onsen station on Tobu Kinugawa Line

Ikebukuro /Kawagoe area

Beautifully lit Koedo Kawagoe nightThe 28th Koedo Kawagoe Fireworks Display

  • Enjoy colorful and unique fireworks launched in the sky of Koedo Kawagoe town. Wearing comfortable cloths are recommended, as many tourists will gather together in the dark venue with uneven ground.5,000 fireworks will be launched(scheduled).

    • Date of Fireworks
      26-Aug-17
    • Time of Event
      From 6:30 pm (Fireworks will last for approx. 1 hour)
    • When it is a bad weather
      Cancelled
    • Place of Event
      Aina Water Park (140-1 Jisaki, Aina Shinden, Kawagoe city) MAP
    • Access
      Take the Tobu Bus bound for "Saiboku Ham" from the west exit of Tsurugashima Station. Get off at "Kasumino Iriguchi" Bus Stop and walk for 20 mins.

Fireworks Display(July)

The Asakusa and Tokyo SKYTREE TOWN area

Fireworks festivals in summer will start in Adachi…Fireworks in Adachi

  • This is the earliest firework event in Tokyo to be held in the summer so you can enjoy the summer ahead of time. Please watch lesiurely on the riverbanks.Approx. 13,600 shots.

    • Date of Fireworks
      July 21 (sat), 2018
    • Time of Event
      7:30pm - 8:30pm
    • When it is a bad weather
      Cancelled
    • Place of Event
      At the riverbed of Arakawa River on the edge of Okawa-cho, Senju, Adachi-ku, Tokyo(Between the iron bridge of the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line and Nishiarai bridge) MAP
    • Access
      [Senju Side]
      15 minute-walk from Kitasenju Station (JR Joban Line, Tobu Skytree Line, Tsukuba Express, Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Chiyoda Line)
      25 minute-walk from Adachi Odai Station (Nippori Toneri Liner)
      [Nishiarai Side]
      15 minute-walk from Kosuge Station, Gotanno Station, or Umejima Station (Tobu Skytree Line)
      25 minute-walk from Nishiarai Station (Tobu Skytree Line)

The Asakusa and Tokyo SKYTREE TOWN area

Competitive performances of Tokyo Sky Tree and FireworksThe 41st Sumida River Fireworks Festival

  • The traditional fireworks festival is the classic hallmark of summer in Tokyo. Fireworks are launched from two venues on either side of Sumida River.Approx. 20,000 shots.

    • Date of Fireworks
      July 28 (sat), 2018
    • Time of Event
      7:00pm - 8:30pm
    • When it is a bad weather
      If there is bad weather, the festival will be postponed to July 29 (sun). If there is bad weather on July 29 also, the festival will be cancelled.When it is difficult to make a decision on whether the festival will be held or not, due do to rain or the like, the decision will be made at 8:00 am on that day. When the decision making is still difficult at that point in time, the decision will be made at 10:00 am on that day.
    • Place of Event
      Sumida river, Sumida-ku / Daito-ku, Tokyo (1st Event Venue): downstream Sakura-bashi to upstream Kototoi-bashi and (2nd Event Venue): downstream Komagata-bashi to upstream Umaya-bashi MAP
    • Access
      15 minute walk from Asakusa Station on Tobu Skytree Line

Recommended Spots

  • Koshigaya fireworks festival

A variety of 5,000 shots light up the night skyKoshigaya fireworks festival

  • The venue for the fireworks is immediately from the station. Enjoy gorgeous fireworks continuously-launching in a festival atmosphere with many street stalls lining the venue. Approx. 5,000 fireworks are scheduled to be launched.

    • Date of Fireworks
      July 28 (sat), 2018
    • Time of Event
      7:00pm - 9:00pm
    • When it is a bad weather
      Cancelled
    • Place of Event
      Near the middle embankment, Kasai Yosui Chuo Shimin Kaikan, Koshigaya city MAP
    • Access
      8 minute walk from Koshigaya station on Tobu Isesaki Line