Suwa Lake Fireworks Festival is regarded one of the largest firework festivals in Japan. It is held in mid-August every year. It also the largest fireworks in Japan.
August 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 P.M. ~ 9:00 P.M.
The festival will still be held in case of light rain but will postpone in case of bad weather.
How to Enjoy
Approximately 40,000 fireworks will be released from the surface of the lake. The Star Mine, “Kiss of Fire” are two fireworks coming from opposite side, and will be released at the same time so they become half-moons when exploded. The grand finale, “Niagara” is a 2 kilometers long firework like a cascade. As many as 500,000 people come to see the firework and many of them arrive since early morning. 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
You can buy the ticket from LAWSON Ticket.
Ticket fee: Adult, JPY 3,500 (about USD $28.2)
Children, JPY 2,000 (about USD $16.1)
(Ishibori Park or Kohan Park)
Tickets will be sold from July 31.
※ Children (3 years ~ elementary school age)
2.Special Box Seat and Box seat
Entrants will be selected by the postcard lottery if applications exceeded the maximum number. One box seat can accommodate 20 people. You will pay the ticket fee, if you win the lottery.
*You can get a closer and better view at the fireworks in the Box Seat.
Ticket fee: Special Box Seat, JPY 123,000 (about USD $991.4)
Box Seat, JPY 102,000 (about USD $822.2)
Application Period: May 7 ~ 29
Venue: Suwa Lake
Closest: JR Chuo Line Kamisuwa Station (walk 8 minutes to the station)
Map: Kohan Park
From Tokyo Station
Tokyo Station→ JR Chuo Oume Line→ Shinjuku Station→ JR Chuo Line Limited Express Azusa→ Kamisuwa Station (2 hours and 40 minutes)
From Nagoya Station
Nagoya Station→ JRChuo West Line→ Shiojiri Station→ JR Chuo Mine Line→ Kamisuwa Station (2 hours and 30 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.
・Aside from the paid seat area, do not stop and stand to watch the fireworks. People are walking while seeing the fireworks.
・You cannot bring chairs to the paid seat area.
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