Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

by TripleLights travel specialist

Here’s a list of the 2014  Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo. There’s a chance that the schedule might change according to the weather. In case of bad weather, most festivals are postponed till the next day. If the weather is bad on both days, the festival will be cancelled. Please see the HP for each event for details and the latest updates.

 

JULY 2014

Adachi Fireworks Festival  (July 19th, Saturday, 2014)

Date: July 19th, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 12,000 

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

photo from yakei-kabegami.com

Location: Arakawa river side (Between the Bridge on Chiyoda line and  Nishiarai-Bridge)

Nearby Station: Kitasenju Station on JR, Tokyo Metro and Tobu Lines, Kosuge Station, Gotanno Station, or Umejima Station on Tobu Line (15min walk)

For more information: http://adachikanko.net/hanabi/index.html (Japanese)

 

Katsushika Fireworks Festival  (July 22nd, Tuesday, 2014)

Date: July 22nd, Tuesday, 2014  /  Time: 7:20pm - 8:20pm   /  Number of Fireworks: 13,000 

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Shibamata baseball ground (Edogawa riverside) (7-17-13 Katsushika-ku, Tokyo)

Nearby Station: Shibamata Station on Keisei-Kanamachi Line (10 min. walk) Kanamachi Station on JR (20 min walk)

For more information: Paid seats available. http://www.city.katsushika.lg.jp (Japanese)

 

Sumida River Fireworks Festival  (July 26th, Saturday, 2014) 

Date: July 26th, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 7:05pm - 8:30pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 20,000

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Sumida River (at two sites) Site 1: Between Sakurabashi Bridge and Kototoibashi Bridge / Site 2: Between Komagatabashi Bridge and Umayabashi Bridge Origins of the Kawabiraki (Opening of the River) and Fireworks Displays (from a Shinto rite to a pleasant pastime)

Nearby Station: Oshiage Station or Hikifune Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line / Narihirabashi Station or Asakusa Station on the Tobu Isesaki Line / Tawaramachi Station or Asakusa Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Honjo-azumabashi Station, Asakusa Station, Kuramae Station, or Asakusabashi Station on the Toei Asakusa Line / Asakusabashi Station or Ryogoku Station on the JR Lines / Ryogoku Station or Kuramae Station on the Toei Oedo Line, etc.

For more information: Festival Executive Committee Office: Tel: 03-5608-1111 http://sumidagawa-hanabi.com/ (Eng, Jpn)

 

Hachioji Fireworks Festival  (July 26th, 2014, Saturday)

Date: July 26th, 2014, Saturday  /  Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 3,500

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Hachioji citizen baseball ground   2-2 Dai-machi, Hachioji-city, Tokyo (Fujimori Park)

Nearby Station: Nishi-Hachioji Station on JR Chuo Line(15 min walk) Yamada Station on Keiou-Takao Line (15 min walk)

For more information: Contact: Hachioji Tourist Association:  Tel:042-643-3115 http://www.hachioji-kankokyokai.or.jp/

 

Tachikawa Showa Kinen Park Fireworks Festival  (July 26th, 2014, Saturday)

Date: July 26th, 2014, Saturday  /  Time: 7:20pm - 8:30pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 5,000

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014 Location: Tachikawa Showa Kinen Park (3173 Midori-cho, Tachikawa-city)

Nearby Station: Nishi-Tachikawa or Tachikawa Station on JR Line

For more information: Tachikawa bureau of tourism: http://www.tbt.gr.jp/index.html (Japanese/English)                    Showa Kine Park Official Website: http://www.showakinenpark.go.jp/english/index.htm

 

Hinode Furusato Fureai Summer Festival  (July 26th, Saturday, 2014)

Date: July 26th, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 6pm - (Opening ceremony: 4:15pm - 4:30pm)  /  Number of Fireworks: 1,700

Location: Hinode Town  town-people Ground 2777 Hirai, Hinode-town, Nishitama-gun, Tokyo

Nearby Station: Musashi-Masuko Station (8 min walk), Musashi-Hikida Station (22 min walk) on JR Itsukaichi Line

For more information: Hinode Town Office: Tel:042-597-0511 Ex:311 http://www.hinode-k.jp/event/event007.html (Japanese)

 

Mikurajima Fireworks Festival (July 31st, Thursday, 2014)

Date: July 31st, Thursday, 2014  /  Time: 7:30pm - 8:00pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 1,000

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

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Location: Mikurajima Harbor

Nearby Station: 

For more information: Mikura Island Tourist Information Center: http://mikura-isle.com/ (Japanese/English)

 

AUGUST 2014

Edogawa Fireworks Festival  (August 2nd, Saturday, 2014)

Date: August 2nd, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 7:15pm - 8:30pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 14,000

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Edogawa Riverside (near Shinozaki Park) (1-25-1 Kami-Shinozaki, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo)

Nearby Station: JR Koiwacho Station (25 min walk) Toei Shinjuku Line Shinozaki Station (15 min walk)

For more information: http://www.city.edogawa.tokyo.jp/hanabi/ (Japanese)                                                                                                       It’s possible to watch and eat on a Japanese yakatabune (houseboat). (Reservations with a yakatabune company necessary) 

 

Itabashi Fireworks Festival  (August 2nd, Saturday, 2014)

Date: August 2nd, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 7:00pm - 8:40pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 11,000

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Arakawa river side(Upper stream of Todabashi Bridge) *The river divides Itabashi side and Toda side

Nearby Station: Nishidai Station on Toei Mita Line

For more information: Paid seats are available. In 2013, tickets were sold starting from June 29th (Sat) and were from 2,500 yen for single seats, and from 20000 yen for group seats (up to 8 people). See details on the web.   http://itabashihanabi.jp/ticket/ticket.htm (Japanese-2013)

 

Akishima Citizen Whale Festival  (August 2nd, Saturday, 2014) 

Date: August 2nd, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 8:00pm -   /  Number of Fireworks: 2,000

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Showa Park (athletics stadium)

Nearby Station:  Higashi-Nakagami Station on JR Ome Line

For more infomation: Akishimacity Society of Commerce and Industry: http://www.akishima.or.jp/

 

Ome-city NOHRYO Fireworks Festival  (August 2nd, Saturday, 2014) 

Date: August 2nd, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 7:30pm-8:40pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 3,200

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Ome city Nagayama park ground

Nearby Station: Ome Station on JR Ome Line (10 min walk)

For more information: Paid seats available. Ome Toursim Association: http://www.omekanko.gr.jp/firework/ (Japanese)

 

Kouzushima "NAGISA" Fireworks Festival  (August 2nd, Saturday, 2014)

Date: August 2nd, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 7:30pm - 8:00pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 750

Location: Kouzushima Harbor

Nearby Station: 

For more information: Kouzu Island Tourist Association: http://www.kouzushima.org/ (Japanese) / Email: [email protected]  

 

Koto (Koh-Toh) Fireworks Festival  (August 5th, Tuesday, 2014) 

Date August 5th, Tuesday, 2014  (No postponement in case of light rain)  /  Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm (The fireworks will start at 7:40pm)  /  Number of Fireworks: 4,000

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Arakawa-sunamachi-mizube park (8-22 Higashisuna, Koto-ku, Tokyo)

Nearby Station: Minami-Sunamachi Station on Tokyo Metro Tozai Line (Exit#2A or #3) (15min walk)

For more information: https://www.city.koto.lg.jp (Eng, Chi, Kor, Jpn)

 

Okutama NOHRYO Fireworks Festival  (August 9th, Saturday, 2014)

Date: August 9th, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 7:45pm- 8:20pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 1,000

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: around Okutama Station (It fires off from top of Mt. Atago in front of Okutama Station.) 

Nearby Station: Okutama Station on JR

For more information: Paid seats available. Okutama Town: http://www.town.okutama.tokyo.jp/ (Japanese/English)

 

Tokyo-bay grand Fireworks Festival "Tokyo-Wan Dai-Hanabi-Sai"  (August 10th, Sunday, 2014)

Date: August 10th, Sunday, 2014 /  Time: 6:50pm - 8:10pm  *Cancelled in case of rain /  Number of Fireworks: 12,000

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Harumi Pier (around Harumi ground)  It’s possible to watch and eat on a Japanese yakatabune (houseboat). (Reservations with a yakatabune company necessary)

Nearby Station: It’s possible to see the fireworks from all around the bay.For example, Odaiba, Takeshiba, Shinagawa, Tennouzu, etc.

For more information: Paid seats available. http://www.city.chuo.lg.jp/ (Multilingual)

 

Ogasawara Summer Festival Fireworks  (August 10th, Sunday, 2014)

Date: August 10th, Sunday 2014  /  Time: 8:00m - 8:30pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 300

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Higashi-machi, Ogasawara-mura, Tokyo (around Aotoudai)

Nearby Station:

For more information: Bon Festival Dance ("Bon-odori") and Fireworks scheduled for August 9th (Sat.), 10th (Sun.), and 11th (Mon.) http://www.ogasawaramura.com/ (English/Japanese)

 

Hachijojima NOHRYO Fireworks Festival (August 11th, Monday, 2014)

Date: August 11th, Monday 2014  /  Time: 8:10m - 9:00pm  / Number of Fireworks: 600

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Teido Harbor

Nearby Station:

For more information: Hachijo Island: http://www.hachijo.gr.jp/html/event.html

 

Jingu Gaien Fireworks Festival (August 16th, Saturday, 2014)

Date: August 16th, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 10,000

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014Location: Meiji Jingu Gaien (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, etc.)

Nearby Station: JR: Sendagaya Station, Shinanomachi Station, Yoyogi Station Tokyo Metro:Gaienmae Station, Aoyama-Itchome Station Toei Oedo Line: Kokuritsu-Kyogijo Station

For more information: Paid seats available. http://www.jinguhanabi.com/ (Japanese)

 

Setagaya Tamagawa Fireworks Festival  (August 23rd, Saturday, 2014)

Date: August 23rd, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 6000

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: : Futako Tamagawa Ryokuchi ground (Sports ground ) : Tamagawa river side (the 3rd Keihin Road~Futako bridge on Route246)

Nearby Station: : Futago-Tamagawa Station on Tokyu Denentoshi Line & Ohimachi Line  : Futago-Shinchi Station on Tokyu Denentoshi Line

For more information: Paid seats available. The fireworks up close are a wonderful sight. Web: http://www.tamagawa-hanabi.com/ (Japanese)

 

Chofu-city Fireworks Festival  (August 24th, Sunday, 2014)

Date: August 24th, Sunday, 2014  /  Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm ( The opening ceremony will start at 6:10pm) *Cancelled in case of rain  /  Number of Fireworks: (Undetermined)

Summer Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo 2014

Location: Tamagawa river side (down stream of the bridge on Keio-sagamihara line)

Nearby Station: Keio Tamagawa Station (5 min walk), Chofu Station (20 min walk)

For more information: Paid seats available. The fireworks up close are a wonderful sight. http://hanabi.csa.gr.jp/ (Japanese)

 

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