Firey Lights on the Mid-Summer Night in MINATO KOBE FIREWORKS FESTIVAL










The Minato Kobe Fireworks Festival is an annual event, held on the first Saturday in August.





Event Schedule


First Saturday in August

Upcoming Event: August 8, 2015

Time: 19:30 ~ 20:30

The festival may be postponed due to bad weather.





How to Enjoy


As Kobe is considered one of the Big Three Night Views, you can also enjoy the beauty of the night view. You can enjoy watching beautiful fireworks up close and seeing fireworks light up the night of the port. On the event day, 10,000 fireworks are expected to be launched, painting the night sky of Kobe with sparkling lights.


If you think you may not be able to find the good-viewing or don’t want to come to the venue early to get space, we recommend you to reserve the paid seat. The paid seat is right in front of the launching area.





How to Purchase the Ticket


Advance tickets can be bought from sales sites. (Ticket-pia, LAWSON Ticket, etc.)

Ticket fee: JPY 3,100 (about USD $25.0)

You can get a refund on the ticket from where you bought the ticket when the festival is postponed during a certain period.

You can enjoy fireworks while dinning in hotels.


Hotel Okura KOBE: JPY 16,500 (about USD $133.2), Children JPY 3,500 ~ 7,500 (about USD $28.3 ~ 60.6)



※Dinner will be served even when the festivals is postponed.


If you have any questions or ticket purchasing inquiry, please contact Nozomi Co. Ltd









Venue: Kobe Port area (Meriken Park)

Closest Station: JR Sannomiya Station, Hankyu Line Kobe Sannomiya Station (walk 20 minutes from the South Exit of the stations)










Foldable umbrella





Insect repellent

Return ticket







・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.


・There are few shops or convenience stores near the Port Island, so please bring food, drinks etc.


・In the paid seat area, there are some food stall. You can also borrow raincoat when it rains.



If you have any questions or ticket purchasing inquiry, please contact Nozomi Co. Ltd. 







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When making purchasing request to our company, we charge JPY 2000 per ticket as a service fee. Upon making purchasing request, please pay “ticket price + service fee”. If you wished the ticket to be delivered via mail, delivery fee must be paid as well. (Example) Ticket Fee Price x number + JPY 2000 Service Fee + Delivery Fee (We are using Japan Post’s EMS. For the price chart, please click here).

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