For the second year in a row, the Iruma Nouryou Firework Festival has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Iruma Nouryou Firework Festival
Nouryou is one of those Japanese words that is difficult to translate. It literally means coolness, but when it is used with “sai ” it means festival. Generally, it is liberally translated as “Summer Evening Festival”. The Iruma Summer Evening Festival is held annually on the 15th of August, unless there is rain.
Approximately 2000 fireworks are launched.
In the event of rain the fireworks will be postponed until Friday the 16th.
Approximately 21,000 people participate in this event.
Iruma Nouryou Fireworks Access
10 minute walk from Bushi station on the Seibu Line.
For more seasonal events in Saitama, please see the main event pages.