New! 2017 Tokyo’s Top Fireworks Festivals!!

Have you made your summer plans yet? It’s never too early to start planning, especially if you want to attend a fireworks festival!
In this article, I will recommend the hottest festivals in Tokyo for 2017 along with their schedules.

2017-08-21 Olive   Festivals&Events, Travel Destinations, Tokyo,

提供: 一般財団法人足立区観光交流協会


【Tokyo Hachioji・Hachioji Fireworks Festival】Sat. July 22nd


This year, the Hachioji fireworks festival will be held in Fujimori Park 1 week earlier (Saturday July 22nd) than the previous years as not to collide with the National City Ryokka Hachijouji Fair celebrating its 100th year anniversary.
You can view the fireworks from Daiwa House stadium. Come and experience fireworks on a whole different level in Tokyo, Japan!


Tokyo Hachioji・Hachioji Fireworks Festival

  • Date and Time:Sat. July 22nd 2017
    (※event may be cancelled due to poor weather)
  • Place:Daiwa house stadium hachijouji (Fujimori Park)
  • Access:15min. walk from JR Chuo line Hachijouji station or Keio Takao line Yamada station
  • Number of fireworks:About 3,600
  • Paid seats: unavailable
  • Web Hachioji Visitors & Convention Association

【Tokyo Taitou Ward・Sumida River Fireworks Festival 】Sat. July 29th


The Ryogoku fireworks festival started in 1733 and is the oldest fireworks festival in Japan. The festival has two venues. The first venue will have a fireworks competition and the second venue will launch about 22,000 fireworks! Every year about 950, 000 people attend this popular festival. One of the best places to go to get a good view is the famous landmark, Sky Tree.
Come and enjoy the vibrant fireworks in the night sky!


Tokyo Taitou Ward・Sumida River Fireworks Festival

  • Date and Time:Sat.July 29th 2017
    ※If the festival is cancelled due to bad weather, it will be held on Sunday July 30th and cancelled completely if both days have bad weather.
  • Place:Sumida River
    ・First venue:Sakura Bridge downstream~kototoi bridge upstream
    ・Second venue:komagata bridge downstream~umaya bridge upstream
  • Access:15min. walk from subway Asakusa Station(first venue)
    5 min. walk from subway kuramae station(second venue)
  • Number of fireworks:total of 22, 000 fireworks
  • Paid seats:Available for details please go to the link below(※Apply by May 16th 2017)
  • WebSumida River Fireworks Festival

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【Tokyo Edogawa Ward・Edogawa Fireworks Festival / Chiba Ichikawa City Fireworks Festival】Sat. Aug. 5th

(※held at the same time)


This festival started out in 1985 and this year’s festival will be its 33rd time! It is also the biggest festival in Japan with a grand opening of 1000 fireworks within 5 seconds! You will be amazed in awe from start to finish. This is definitely one of my favorite fireworks festivals in Japan.


Tokyo Edogawa Ward・Edogawa Fireworks Festival / Chiba Ichikawa City Fireworks Festival (※held at the same time)

  • Date and Time:Sat. Aug. 5th 2017
    7:15PM to 8:20PM
    ※due to poor weather the festival might be moved to August 6th but cancelled if both days have bad weather conditions
  • Place: Edogawa riverbed
    ・Main place:Ichikawa city, Oosu 3 choumei by the Edogawa riverbed
    ・Gyotoku place:Ichikawa city, near Kawara by the Edogawa riverbed
  • Access:・15min. walk from JR Soubu line「Ichikawa Station」south exit
    ・15 min. walk from JR Soubu line「Moto Yawata station」south exit
    ・20 min. walk from Keisei line「Kounodai station」
  • Paid seats:available.Benches(4 people)18,000 yen ,Pair seats(2 people)10,000 yen,Chairs(1 person)6,000 yen(※sale date TBD)
    For more information, click the link below:
  • WebICHIKAWA KANKOU KYOUKAI(Japanese text only)

【Tokyo Choufu City・The City of Movies:Choufu “Fall” Fireworks 2017】Sat. Oct. 28th


With a history of more than 30 years, Choufu’s fireworks festival collaborates with music to create「Fireworks illusion」with the beautiful Tama river as its background. If you’re interested in this festival, definitely buy your tickets in advance as they do sell-out every year!


Tokyo Choufu City・The City of Movies:Choufu “Fall” Fireworks 2017

  • Date and Time:Sat. Oct. 28th, 2017
    5:30PM to 6:30PM
  • Places:Choufu City Tama River area
  • Access:■Fuda Place
    ・25min. walk from Keio line Choufu station, 20min. walk from keio line Fuda station
    ・Keio line Choufu station central exit and go to bus station #4 and take the Keio bus going towards「Tamagawa Jyutaku Nishi」, get off at「Shimin Pool」
    ・Odakyu line Komae station North exit and take the Odakyu bus going towards 「Tamagawa Jyutaku Chuo」and get off at「Tamagawa Jyutaku minami」and walk 10min.
    ■Dentsudai Grand Place
    ・20min. walk from Keio line Choufu station・Fuda station
    ■Keio Tamagawa Place
    ・10min. walk from Keio Sagamihara line tamagawa station, 20min. walk from keio line choufu station
  • Number of fireworks:About 8,000
  • Paid seats:available
    For more information, click the link below:
  • WebChoufu Fireworks(Japanese text only)

【Tokyo Katsushika Ward・Katsushika nouryou Fireworks Festival 】Tues. July 25th



This year, there will be 13, 000 fireworks divided into 6 parts! Can’t wait to see what the beautiful night sky will look like. This is the 51st year and this festival is known for its dramatic grand opening with a design similar to Canada’s Niagara Falls!



Tokyo Katsushika Ward・Katsushika nouryou Fireworks Festival

  • Date and Time:Tues. July 25th, 2017
    7:20PM to 8:20PM
    ※will reschedule to the next day due to poor weather, but will be cancelled if both days have poor weather conditions.
  • Place:Katsushika ward Shibamata Baseball stadium(near Edogawa river)
  • Access:・10min. walk from Keisei kanamachi line: shibamata station (expect it to be very crowded)
    ・20min. walk chiyoda line, JR kanamachi line・keisei kanamachi station
    ・15min. walk Houkuso line:Shinshibamata station
  • Number of fireworks:About 13,000
  • Paid seats: available. Sells start from May 20th to July 25th.※until tickets sell out

    ■Ticket office(After 10AM on the first day)
    ・Tel:0570-02-9999(24hour automated operator)
    ・OnlineTicket(Japanese text only)
    ・Ticket Pia
    1 store within the ward:Kameari Yuroudo service center (code 3-21-6)
    ・Convenience Store
    Seven-Eleven(24 hours)、
    Circl K Sunks(5:30am to 2am)
    ■Application number
    635-666(P-code needed to purchase the ticket)
    Ticket Pia Tel:0570-02-9111
    ※directly talking to the operator、press #9
    Operator’s schedule is from 10AM to 6PM

    For more information, click the link below:

  • WebKatsumaru Guide (Japanese text only)

【Tokyo Adachi Ward・Adachi’s Fireworks Festival 】Sat. July 22nd


One of the earlier festivals in Tokyo is Adachi’s fireworks festival! About 12,000 fireworks will light the night sky. Can you imagine this amazing scenery? Enjoy this night view while sitting on the green grass by the river. You will have a clear, wide view of the fireworks.


  • Date and Time:Sat. July 25th, 2017
          7:30PM to 8:20PM
    ※(will be cancelled if there’s poor weather conditions)
  • Place:Arakawa Riverside(Between Tokyo metro Chiyoda line and Nishiarai Bridge)
  • Access:■Senju Side
    ・15min. walk from Kitasenju station(JRJouban line、Skytree line、
    Tsukuba express line、Tokyo metro hibiya line・chiyoda line)
    ・25min. walk from Adachi odai station(Nippori・Toneri liner)
    ■Nishiarai side
    ・15min. from kosuge station、gotanno station、and umejima station(skytree line)
  • Number of fireworks:About 12,000
  • Paid seats:available. The slope of senju’s riverside、Nishiarai bridge sports baseball ground
    (※information on seats reservations coming soon…)
    For more information, click the link below:
  • WebAdachi Kanko Net(Japanese text only)

Let’s spend a colorful and memorable summer in Japan!!
If you’re planning to go to Tokyo’s fireworks shows, you should start planning now!

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