Tokyo Fireworks Season Schedule

The fireworks season has started in Japan and it is a great way for our students to experience Japanese culture, food and to practise what they’ve learned in the classroom.

Posted by on July 27, 2014 – School News

Here’s a few helpful word that you can use during the fireworks season.

  • 花火 (はなび) – fire works
  • 団扇 (うちわ) – Japanese paper fan
  • 浴衣を着る (ゆかた を きる) – wear a yukata
  • かき氷 (かきごおり) – shaved ice
  • すごい人! (すごいひと) - big crowd!

Here’s a list of the most popular fireworks locations around Tokyo.

Edogawa Fireworks Festival 江戸川花火大会
Date: August 2nd, Saturday, 2014
Time: 7:15pm – 8:30pm / Number of Fireworks: 14,000

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)

Itabashi Fireworks Festival 板橋花火大会
Date: August 2nd, Saturday, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:40pm / Number of Fireworks: 11,000

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

Koto (Koh-Toh) Fireworks Festival 江東区花火大会
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

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)

Tokyo-bay grand Fireworks Festival
東京湾大花火祭”とうきょうわん・だいはなびさい”

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

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.

Hachijojima NOHRYO Fireworks Festival  八丈島納涼花火大会
Date: August 11th, Monday 2014
Time: 8:10m – 9:00pm / Number of Fireworks: 600
Location: Teido Harbor

Jingu Gaien Fireworks Festival  神宮外苑花火大会
Date: August 16th, Saturday, 2014
Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm / Number of Fireworks: 10,000

Location: 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

Setagaya Tamagawa Fireworks Festival 世田谷多摩川花火大会
Date: August 23rd, Saturday, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm / Number of Fireworks: 6000

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

Chofu-city Fireworks Festival 調布花火大会
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)

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)


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