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Fireworks (Hanabi) Festival in Tokyo 2018

Post: Friday June 1, 2018

Fireworks In Tokyo 2018

Each year, there are many beautiful firework events light up the sky during the summer in Japan. Japan is known to have the most beautiful fireworks in the world. Fireworks in Japan have been used in the Olympic in the past. These are the major firework events in 2018 that are scheduled for the Tokyo area.


The 41st Sumida River Fireworks

Seeing one of Tokyo's largest fireworks shows is like a rite of passage; you can't say you experienced a Tokyo Summer without witnessing this mesmerizing display of explosives while being jostled around by other spectators. Blasts of hot pyrotechnic art will paint the sky in wild colors between 

19:00-20:30 on July 28th (Saturday) this year, As several tens of thousands of awe-inspiring fireworks explode above, you'll definitely be glad you have come!


To get a good spot along the Sumida River, plan on arriving mid-day. Another popular place to view the fireworks is from the rooftop of a yakatabune (a traditional house-boat), as it lazily floats down the Sumida River. For those not lucky enough to get a seat on one of those, try staking out at Sumida Park. Don't forget to pick up some beer, sake and snacks to tide you over until the show begins.


July 28th, Saturday

(Area 1)

15 min. walk from Asakusa Station, North Exit on Tobu-Isezaki Line

15 min. walk from Asakusa Station Exit 5 on Ginza Line/Toei Asakusa Line.

(Area 2)

5 min. walk from Asakusa Station Exit A2 on Toei Asakusa Line

5 min. walk from Kuramae Station Exit A7 on Toei Oedo Line.

19:00 ~

20,000 displays

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Date, PlaceAccessDescriptionDetails

August 11th, Saturday

Odaiba (Paid Venue: Odaiba Seaside Park)

Odaiba Kaihinkoen Station on Yurikamome

19:10 ~

12,000 displays

Jingu-Gaien Fireworks Festival


Date, PlaceAccessDescriptionDetails

August 11th, Saturday

4 different Parks in Gaien

Jingu Kyujo Ballpark / Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium / Chichibu-no-miya Rugby Field / Soft-Ball Park

Sendagaya Station or Shinanomachi Station on JR Sobu Line;

Gaienmae Station, Aoyama 1-chome Station, Omotesando Station on Tokyo Metro Lines;

and Kokuritsu Kyogijyo Station on Toei Oedo Line.

19:30 ~

12,000 displays

*Tickets are required to enter each venue. (Japanese)

The 40th Adachi Fireworks


Date, PlaceAccessDescriptionDetails

July 21st, Saturday

Arakawa River Area

15 min. from Kitasenju Station, JR Line and Tokyo Metro Lines


13,500 displays (Japanese)

The 52nd Kastsushika Nouryo Fireworks


Date, PlaceAccessDescriptionDetails

July 24th, Tuesday

Katsushika Shibamata Baseball Field

10 min. from Shibamata Station, Keisei Line

15 min. from Shinshibamata Station, Hokuso Line


13,000 displays

The 43rd Edogawa Fireworks


Date, PlaceAccessDescriptionDetails

August 4th, Saturday

Edogawa River Area

15 min. from Shinozaki Station, Toei Shinjuku Line


14,000 displays (Japanese)

The 40th Setagaya-ku Tamagawa Fireworks Festival


Date, PlaceAccessDescriptionDetails

October 13th, Saturday

Futakotamagawa River Area, Playground

Futakotamagawa Station, Tokyu-Denentoshi Line/Tokyu Oimachi Line


6,000 displays (Japanese)

The 36th Chofu-Shi Fireworks Festival


Date, PlaceAccessDescriptionDetails

October 27th, Saturday

Tamagawa River Area

Chofu Station, Keio-Tamagawa Station, Keio Line


10,000 displays (Japanese)

Ota-ku Fireworks Festival


Date, PlaceAccessDescriptionDetails

August 15th, Wednesday

Tamagawa River Area (4 Chome Nakarokugo)

5 minutes' walk from "Rokugo Dote" station on Keikyu Line


6,000 displays (Japanese)

Please note: 

*In case of bad weather, fireworks may be cancelled or rescheduled to the next day or another day.
*Details may change without any notice.

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