Summer Fireworks Festivals in Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Tochigi, Shizuoka 2014

by GoWithGuide travel specialist

 Here’s a list of the 2014 Summer Fireworks Festivals in Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Tochigi and Shizuoka. 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.


JUNE 2014

Yokohama Kaikou Fireworks Festival – Kanagawa Prefecture  

Date: June 2nd, Monday, 2014  /  Time: 8:20pm - 8:55pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 4,000

Location: Rinko Park / 1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa

Nearby Station: Minatomirai Station on Minatomirai Line (5min walk), Shin-Takashima Station on Minatomirai Line (10min walk), (10min walk), Sakuragicho Station on JR (15min walk)

Feature: Paid seats are available. 

For more information:  (Japanese)  


JULY 2014

Kurihama Perry Fireworks Festival 2014 – Kanagawa Prefecture 

Date: July 12th, Saturday, 2014 /  Time: 7:20pm - 8:10pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 3,500

Location: Port Kurihama, Parry Park / 8-17-5 Kurihama, Yokosuka, Kanagawa

Nearby Station: Kurihama Station on JR (20min walk), Kurihama Station on Keikyu Line (20min walk)

Feature: Paid seats are available, 1,500 yen per seat.  

For more information: Kurihama Sightseeing Association: 


Chichibu Kawase Fireworks Festival 2014 – Saitama Prefecture

Date: July 19th, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 8:00pm - 9:00pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 1,500

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Location: 6208 Omiya Chichibu / At the back of Michi-no-eki (Taiheiyo Cement site) Nearby Station: Chichibu Station on Chichibu Railway (5min walk) Seibu Chichibu Station on Seibu Railway (10min walk)

For more information:  (Eng, Chi, Kor, Jpn)  Chichibu City Hall, Tourism Dpt.: TEL: 0494-25-5209 / Michi-no-eki Chichibu (TEL: 0494-21-2266) for the day of event


Kamakura Fireworks Festival – Kanagawa Prefecture 

Date: July 23rd, Wednesday, 2014  /  Time: 7:20pm - 8:10pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 2,500

Location: Route National Route 134 (Kokudo 134)

Nearby Station: Yuigahama Station or Wadazuka Station on Enoshima Railway (5min walk), Kamakura Station on JR or Enoshima Railway (15min walk) 

Feature: Paid seats are available: 5,500yen per seat, TEL: 045-224-1230 (Weekdays 10:00am-7:00pm)  

For more information: Kamakura City Tourist Association:  TEL: 0467-23-3050


Atami Waterfront Fireworks Festival 2014 – Shizuoka Prefecture

Date: July 21st, Monday (Holiday), 2014 / July 26th, Saturday, 2014 / August 5th, Tuesday, 2014 / August 8th, Friday, 2014 / August 17th, Sunday, 2014 / August 20th, Wednesday, 2014 / August 29th, Friday, 2014 (*No postponement in case of rain ) 

Time: 8:20pm - 8:50pm  /  Number of Fireworks: (Undetermined)

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Location: Atami Bay View Point: From Sun Beach To Atami Port. Nearby Station: Time From Atami Station: To Sun Beach – 15 min walk. To Shinsui Park pt1 – 20 min walk.

Feature: Paid seats are available. Tickets are sold starting from June 1st (Sun) 2014. See details on the web (Japanese)

Atami is famous nation-wide for it’s hot spring bathing, Onsens, and is especially good for Tokyoites – Tokyo people – because it’s only 1 hour away. Atami hanabi firework festival has a long history, more than 60 years, and has been one of the seasons must-see event. Hotels have their own reserved seating available. See the sites of Atami hotels for details (Japanese) 

For more information: Atami Official Tourist Association: TEL: 0557-85-2222 


Yugawara Onsen Waterfront Fireworks Festival – Kanagawa Prefecture 

Date: July 20th, Sunday, 2014  (*Rain date: July 23rd, Wednesday, 2014)

           August 3rd, Sunday, 2014  (* Rain date: August 6th, Wednesday, 2014)

Time: 8:00pm - 8:30pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 6,000

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Location: Yugawara Beach / Yoshihama, Yugawaramachi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa

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Feature: Paid seats are available.  

For more information: Yugawara Town Office: TEL: 0465-63-2111 Yugawara-Onsen Tourism Association: (English, Korean, Chinese, Japanese) 


Oyama Summer Festival – Tochigi Prefecture

Date: July 27th, Sunday, 2014  /  Time: 7:00pm-8:45pm (Opening Carnival: 3:30pm-9:00pm on July 26th, Saturday, 2014)

Number of Fireworks: 20,000

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Location: Oyama, Tochigi - on the banks of the Omoi-gawa River below the Kanko-Bridge (West side of Oyama City Hall) Nearby Station: Oyama Station on Utsunomiya Line, Mito Line, and Ryomo Line on JR, Oyama Station on JR Tohoku Shinkansen (8 min by walk)

Feature: Paid seats are available. The tickets are sold starting from June 2nd (Mon) and are from 2,000 yen for single seats, and from 15,000 yen to 24,000 yen for group seats (up to 5 to 6 people). TEL: 0285-42-7070 (Mon-Fri: 10:00am-5:30pm) See details on the web (multilingual)  

For more information: Oyama City Tourism and Commerce Dept.: TEL: 0285-22-9273 (English) 


Lake Ashinoko Summer Festival Week Fireworks Display – Kanagawa Prefecture 

Date: July 31th, Thursday, 2014 - August 2nd, Saturday, 2014 / August 4th, Monday, 2014 / August 5th, Tuesday, 2014 This is one of the three major festivals in Hakone.  /  Time: 8:00pm-  /  Number of Fireworks: (Undetermined)

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Location: Lakeside Ashi at Moto-Hokone Hakone Tourist Association: (English, Japanese)

Nearby Station: 40 min by bus to Moto-Hakone bus stop from Hakone Yumoto Station on Hakone Tozan Railway.

For more information: Hakone Town Tourism:  Kanagawa Prefecture Tourism Association:    



Makuhari Beach Fireworks Festival 2014 - Chiba Prefecture

Date: August 2nd, Saturday, 2014  /  Time: 7:30pm- 8:30pm (*Cancelled in case of rain)  /  Number of Fireworks: 15,000

Location: Makuhari Kaihin Park, 1 Mihama, Mihama-ku, Chiba 

Nearby Station: Kaihin Makuhari Station on JR Keiyo Line (15 min, walk) / 10 min by Keisei bus from Makuhari Hongo Station on JR Sobu Line or Keisei Line/  15 min by Toyo bus from Makuhari Station on JR Sobu Line  

Feature: Paid seats are available. The tickets are from 1,500 yen to 4,000  yen for single seats.  

For more information: Chiba City Tourism Info: (Eng, Chi, Kor, Jpn)


Kanagawa Shimbun Fireworks Festival 2014 – Kanagawa Prefecture 

Date: August 5th, Tuesday, 2014  /  Time: 7:15pm- 8:30pm  /  Number of Fireworks: 10,000

Location: Rinko Park / 1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa

Nearby Station: Minatomirai Station (10 min walk) or Sakuragicho Stataion (15 min walk) on Minatomirai Line

Feature: Paid seats are available. The tickets are sold starting from June, 2014. TEL: 045-227-0744 (Mon-Fri: 10:00am-5:00pm) or (Japanese)  

For more information: Kanagawa Prefecture Tourism Association (English, Korean, Chinese, Japanese) 

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