Kanagawa Shimbun (Newspaper) Fireworks Festival is one of the biggest summer events in Yokohama. Every year, 200,000 people come to the Minato Mirai, Yokohama’s “Future Port” to enjoy the sight this grand festival.
Time: 7:00 P.M. ~ 8:15 P.M.
The festival will still be held in case of light rain, but will postpone in case of bad weather.
How to Enjoy
This festival featured 15,000 fireworks, which will be launched and illuminate the night sky over Minato Mirai. Among those, the largest firework is measured to be 480 meters in diameters. Fireworks are accompanied by music, so you can enjoy both the fireworks and harmony of fireworks and music. 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
Ticket can be bought from Ticket-Pier.
Rinko Park/Cup Noodle Museum Park
Firework Ticket (Chair Seat): JPY 2,600 (about USD $20.9), Children JPY 500 (about USD $4.0)
※ Children (elementary school student, junior high school student)
※ under elementary school age: free
Event Sponsor Seat
A-Seat (Cup Noodle Museum Park, with drink and sweets): JPY 7,200 (about USD $57.9)
B-Seat (Rinko Park, with drink and sweets): JPY 7,200 (about USD $57.9)
Venue: Rinko Park
Closest Station: Minato Mirai Station (walk 5 minutes)
JR/Municipal Sakuragicho Station (walk 20 minutes)
From Tokyo Station
Tokyo Station→ JR Tokaido Main Line→ Yokohama Station→ Minato Mirai Line→ Minato Mirai Station (35 minutes)
Tokyo Station → JR Tokaido Main Line→ Yokohama Station→JR Yokohama Line→ Sakuragicho Station. (35 minutes)
From Shinjuku Station
Shinjuku Station→ JR Shonan-Shinjuku Line→Yokohama Station →Minato Mirai Line→ Minato Mirai Station (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.
・If the firework festival is postponed, you cannot get a refund on the ticket.
Tourist Attractions Nearby
Here are some tourist attractions you could drop by before going to see the fireworks.
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