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Overview of summer festivals in Japan.

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Yodogawa Fireworks Festival

Yodogawa Fireworks Festival

Mid Aug

Firework (hanabi) viewing at Yodogawa River with half a million people. One of top ten ways to spend your summer in Osaka.

Osaka, Yodogawa River, Osaka.. 1 Free
Morito no Hama bon Dance Festival

Morito no Hama bon Dance Festival

Mid Aug

Morito no Hama's yearly summer beach festival and dance competition on the shores of Morito beach in Hayama, Kanagawa prefecture...

Kanagawa, Morito Beach 1 Free
Tejikara Summer Fire Festival

Tejikara Summer Fire Festival

Mid Aug

The Tejikara Summer Fire Festival is an event held every second Sunday of August along the banks of the Nagara River in Gifu.

Gifu, Nagara Riverbank 2 Free
Kintaikyo Fireworks Festival

Kintaikyo Fireworks Festival

Early Aug

Beautiful, colorful and fun - a great way to enjoy one of Japan's most famous & historical bridges enjoying one of Japan's..

Yamaguchi, Kintai Bridge 1 Free
Miyajima Fireworks Festival

Miyajima Fireworks Festival

Late Aug

Hiroshima's most famous fireworks display. 60 minutes of amazing, colorful bursts shot from the water in front of the huge red..

Hiroshima, Itsukushima Shrine.. 2 Free
Kure Fireworks Festival

Kure Fireworks Festival

Saturday - Sep 26th

The Kure Fireworks Festival takes place every August by the city port. Spectators here will enjoy an hour of pyrotechnics over the..

Hiroshima, Kure, Hiroshima.. Free
Minato Kobe Marine Fireworks Festival

Minato Kobe Marine Fireworks Festival

Early Aug

Minato Kobe Fireworks Festival offers beautiful fireworks without the crowds. Check out my favorite spots to watch and enjoy.

Hyogo, Meriken Park, Kobe 1 Free
Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri

Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri

Mid Sep

The Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri is the largest, if not greatest, danjiri matsuri (float festival) in Japan. Celebrating 300 year..

Osaka, Kishiwada 5 Free
Yatsuo Hikiyama Festival

Yatsuo Hikiyama Festival

Early May

Lantern covered floats roll their way through the old streets of Yatsuo, at the Hikiyama Festival.

Toyama, Monmyo-Ji 2 Free
Edogawa Fireworks Festival

Edogawa Fireworks Festival

Early Aug

Edogawa Fireworks Festival - a summer night filled with lights and laughter.

Tokyo, Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan.. 1 Free
Lake Yamanaka Fireworks Festival

Lake Yamanaka Fireworks Festival

Early Aug

Four simultaneous firework displays lasting one hour at the Firework Festival at Lake Yamanaka, one of the Five Fuji Lakes in Yamanashi..

Yamanashi, Lake Yamanaka 2 Free
Okazaki Fireworks Festival

Okazaki Fireworks Festival

Early Aug

Fireworks Festivals or Hanabi-kai are some of the most spectacular festivals in Japan. Okazaki is one of those places which hosts..

Aichi, Otogawa & Yahagi River.. Free
 Tsuchiura All Japan Fireworks Competition

Tsuchiura All Japan Fireworks Competition

Late Oct

The Tsuchiura Fireworks Competition is one of the top three fireworks displays in Japan. Come and witness the freshest new display..

Ibaraki, Tsuchiura 3 Free
Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri

Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri

Mid Aug

The Fukagawa Hachiman Matruri is one of the three biggest festivals held in Toyo. Nicknamed mizu-kake matsuri, literally water throwing..

Tokyo, Tomioka Hachiman.. Free
ULTRA JAPAN

ULTRA JAPAN

Mid Sep

ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL is Japan's largest EDM festival. The world's greatest DJ's unite and battle in Tokyo's Odaiba..

Tokyo, Odaiba Ultra Park.. 1 ¥15,000
Fuji Rock Festival

Fuji Rock Festival

Aug 21 - Aug 23rd

The biggest outdoor music festival in Japan, Fuji Rock Festival takes places in Naeba, Niigata prefecture each summer.

Niigata, Naeba Ski Resort ¥18,000
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