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Yorii Tamayodo Suitenguusai Fireworks and Festival | YORII
August 3 @ 19:00 - 21:00Free
Yorii Tamayodo Tengu Fireworks and Festival – spectacular setting of lantern floats with the magnificent backdrop of fireworks in this traditional festival that attracts about 70,000 people. There are about 5000 fireworks launched including the Niagara type and starmines. You can buy festival type food and drinks as there are about 80 stalls in the main viewing area.
The fireworks are launched near the river close to the Saitama Museum of Rivers. You can spectate for free, but if you would like to enjoy priority seating with table and chairs for up to 4 people you can book in advance for 10,000 yen. From the official site: ☎０４８－５８１－２１２１, firstname.lastname@example.org
Yorii Tamayodo Suitenguusai Festival Access
There is free parking for up to 2000 cars, but you would want to arrive early to secure a place. The nearest station is Yorii station on the JR Hachiko, Tobu Tojo and Chichibu Railway lines. It is about a 15 minute walk from the station. It can be quite muddy, so appropriate footwear is advised. Map in the grey details box below.
Approximately 10 minutes by car from the Hanazono Interchange of the Kanetsu Expressway.
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