Brilliant fireworks festival season in Japan

For those who love the sparkling, magical beauty of fireworks in the night sky, come right to the land of cherry blossoms and this summer to join the jubilant atmosphere of the fireworks festival in Japan 2019.

If in Vietnam, fireworks are usually only fired on year-end or big celebratory occasions, Japan has a beautiful fireworks festival season. This is an ideal opportunity for locals and tourists all over the world to have fun and admire the impressive fireworks displays.


When will fireworks festival in Japan 2019 take place?

Fireworks also known as Hanabi, originated in China. But since its introduction to Japan, fireworks have developed strongly and brought their very own beauty. In 1733, the first fireworks festival was held in Japan. Before that, Japan just experienced a terrible famine with more than 900,000 people dead. The government has organized fireworks for the purpose of praying for the relief of ill-fated souls as well as to dispel the plague raging.

The Japanese people view the fireworks as "fire flowers", like the brief existence of cherry blossoms, the celestial fireworks flash brightly even for a moment. The fireworks festival in Japan 2019 will be held in the summer, around the end of July to the beginning of August. This is a great event in the land of cherry blossoms, so besides the fireworks displays, also taking place a lot of interesting activities. 

At this time, people dressed in yukata (summer kimonos), holding uchiwa (fan), mixed with the bustle of people. You will have a new and wonderful experience while walking, watching the scenery while drinking cold beer, enjoying special cuisine. And especially, discover the traditional culture, and participate in many attractive entertainment games.


le-hoi-float-flower-nhat-ban-1Fireworks festivals in Japan are held in late July and early August every year.


Fireworks locations in Japan 2019

Fireworks festivals in Japan 2019 are usually held all over Japan . In order not to miss the impressive fireworks performances, you should immediately pin the fireworks display schedule in Tokyo 2019 at some of the famous locations below:


1. Edogawa Exciting Fireworks Festival (Tokyo)

- Location: Edogawa Dam, held in front of Shinozaki Park.
- Time: August 4, 2019 (Saturday) 19:15 to 20:30
- Quantity: 14,000 plays.
- Tokyo Fireworks Festival opens with a series of 1000 special fireworks in 5 seconds.


le-hoi-float-flower-nhat-ban-2Colorful and impressive fireworks displays.


2. Yokohama Sparkling Twilight Fireworks Festival (Kanagawa)

- Location: Yokohama Port, on the sea in front of Yamashita Park.
- Time: Fireworks schedule in Yokohama 2019 takes place from July 14 - 15, 2019 (Saturday, Sunday), at 19:30 to 20:00
- Quantity: 3,000 times / day.


3. Adachi Fireworks Festival (Tokyo)

Venue: This is a fireworks festival with a history of nearly 100 years, taking place at Arakawa pier, from the Tokyo Metro Tetsubashi ~ Nishishinibashi, Adachi-ku, Tokyo. 
- Time: July 21, 2019 (Saturday), from 19:30 to 20:30
- Quantity: 13,600.


le-hoi-float-flower-nhat-ban-3Fireworks festivals take place in many places in Japan.

4. Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival (Tokyo)

- Location: From Sakurabashi Karyu to Kototoibashi (location 1), from Komagatabashi to Umayabashi (location 2)
- Time: July 28 , 2019 ( Saturday) from 19:00 to 20:30
- Quantity: 22,000 plays (total of 2 locations).


5. Kamakura Fireworks Festival (Kanagawa)

- Location: Yuigahama Coast - Zaimokuza, Kamakura City
- Time: July 24 , 2019 (Tuesday) from 19:20 to 20:10
- Quantity: about 4,000 plays
- Unique spot of the fireworks festival This flower is the fireworks in the water.


le-hoi-float-flower-nhat-ban-4Fireworks Festival is a great event attracting millions of visitors.


6. Katsushika Fireworks Festival (Tokyo)

- Location: Edogawa River dike, Shimabata baseball field, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo 
- Time: 24/7/2017 (Tuesday) from 19:20 to 20:30
- Quantity: 13,000 plays


7. Atsugi Ayu Matsuri Fireworks Festival (Kanagawa)

- Location: Sagami River dike, the intersection of 3 rivers Sagami, Nakatsu, Koayu 
- Time: August 4, 2019 (Saturday) from 19:00 to 20:30
- Quantity: 10,000


le-hoi-float-flower-nhat-ban-5The shimmering and magical beauty of the fireworks in the night sky.


8. Itabashi Fireworks Festival (Tokyo)

- Location: Arakawa River
Dam - Time: August 4, 2019 (Saturday), from 19:00 to 20:30
- Quantity: 12,000 plays
- This is the largest fireworks festival in the inner city.


9. Funabashi Fireworks Festival (Chiba)

- Location: Funabashi fishing port
- Time: August 1, 2019 (Wednesday) from 19:30 to 20:30
- Quantity: 8,500 plays.
- Fireworks festival features fireworks with a unique shape.


le-hoi-float-flower-nhat-ban-6Fireworks Festival in Japan 2019 will be held in the summer, around late July to early August.


10. Tonegawa Fireworks Festival (Ibaraki)

- Time: July 14, 2019 (Saturday) from 19:30 to 21:00
- Quantity: 20,800 plays.


11. Enoshima Fireworks Festival (Kanagawa)

- Time: October 20, 2019 (Saturday) from 18:00 to 18:45
- Quantity: 3,000 plays.


le-hoi-float-flower-nhat-ban-7The "unique" fireworks performances are extremely impressive.


12. Yokosuka Kaikoku Fireworks Festival (Kanagawa)

- Time: August 4, 2019 (Saturday) from 19:15 to 19:45
- Quantity: 5,000 plays.


le-hoi-float-flower-nhat-ban-8Enjoy a unique light show.


With extremely useful information about fireworks festivals in Japan 2019 as well as firework schedules in famous locations. This is a great event attracting millions of visitors. Book a tour of Japan this summer to enjoy the wonderful beauty of fireworks!