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Kumagaya Fireworks Display & Contest | KUMAGAYA
August 11, 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00
It is a big event representing the city of Kumagaya Fireworks are fired off on the river bank of the Arakawa River which is only a 5 minute walk from Kumagaya Station. You can fully enjoy the summer nights of Kumagaya which are known for their high temperature. Many fireworks are shot off by supporting citizens, stores and companies in Kumagaya while their names and PR messages are announced. Please enjoy Japan in a variety of ways such as viewing the huge fireworks’s which are displayed in the night sky while wearing traditional Japanese summer wear (Yukata) or eating finger foods of Japanese cuisine. Source: From the Kumagaya Tourist Bureau official English webpages.Approximately 10,000 fireworks are launched along the Arakawa River, on the far side of Arakawa Undo Park. The main viewing area is in the rugby fields of Arakawa Undo Park. The displays attract upward of 450,000 spectators. They have “message fireworks” that display birth, marriage and congratulatory messages. There are approximately 500 festival stalls available.
Kumagaya Fireworks AccessAccess from Chichibu Tetsudo Kumagaya Station South gate. It only takes about 5 minutes on foot from the station. They do have parking, but you have to arrive in the afternoon as they shut off roads closer to launch time. It costs 2000 yen for one car. Detailed map (Japanese only): http://www.city.kumagaya.lg.jp/kanko/matsuri/kumagayahanabitaikai/nexthanabi.files/koutsu.pdf Detailed Programme (Japanese only): http://www.city.kumagaya.lg.jp/kanko/matsuri/kumagayahanabitaikai/nexthanabi.files/hanabiprogram-all.pdf For more fireworks and seasonal events in Saitama please see the main events page.
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