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Kumagaya Fireworks Festival (熊谷花火大会)

Event

The historic Kumagaya Fireworks Festival in Kumagaya City, Saitama Prefecture got its start in 1934. It was suspended during WWII but has been held annually since its revival in 1948. It is the largest display in the Kanto region with about 10,000 fireworks. Highlights include a Starmine Competition where pyrotechnicians test their skills, and bursts known as fire writing that deliver messages of celebration for important occasions like marriages and birthdays.

place

Saitama Prefecture Kumagaya Arakawa River River (Honjo / KumagayaArea)

phone 0485946677

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Details

Address
Saitama Prefecture Kumagaya Arakawa River River [map]
Area
Honjo / KumagayaArea
Phone
0485946677
Date
2019/8/10(Saturday)
19:00-21:00
Number of fireworks
10,000 shots
Paid spectator seating
Available
Average attendance
450,000people
In case of stormy weather
Held if light rain/Postponed in bad weather
preliminary Sunday:2019/8/11/8/17/8/18
Parking Lot
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

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