Ashikaga Fireworks Festival is one of the biggest annual fireworks festivals in Kanto, which welcomes more than 350,000 spectators annually. The main highlight of this festival is the competition between the Big Niagara, the waterfall-type firework and Star Mine, the launching of multiple fireworks in a speedy manner.
The first Saturday of August
Time: 7:00 P.M. ~ 8:45 P.M.
How to Enjoy
This festival features 20,000 fireworks, which were launched and light up the night sky. The grand finale features the competition, “Big Niagara” and Star Mine is a must see sight. Being able to watch fireworks from a close distance also is one of the features of this festival. If you want to get the good-viewing spot and do not want to come to the venue very early, we recommend you to reserve the paid seat in advance.
How to Purchase the Ticket
Paid Seat (8~10 person): JPY 8,000 (about USD $64.3)
Sajiki-Seat (5 person): JPY 17,000 (about USD $136.7)
Chair-Seat: JPY 2,500 (about USD $20.1)
Table-Seat: (4 person): JPY 14,000 (about USD $112.6)
Venue: Watarase Riverside
Closest Sta.: JR Ashikaga Sta. (walk 5 minutes from the South Exit)
Tobuisesaki Line Ashikagashi Sta. (walk 10 minutes)
From Tokyo Station
Tokyo Station →JR Yamanote Line bound for Ueno Ikebukuro→ Ueno Station→ Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line→ Kitasenju Station→ Toubuisesaki Line Limited Express Ryomo→ Ashikagashi Station (1 hours and 45 minutes)
・The area near the venue would be extremely crowded before and after the festival, so please check the location of toilets and buy the return ticket in advance.
・Please use raincoat instead of umbrella when it rains, in order not to cause trouble for surrounding people.
・You should set the meeting-place when you get lost with your companions.
・You might not be able to buy drinks if the convenience store is crowded, so please bring your own drinks before entering the venue.
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