Late
Oct

Hikone and Kita-Biwako Great Firework Festival

7:00pm – 8:00pm
Free

Held by Matsubara Swimming Beach, this firework festival is an impressive display of over 10,000 rockets launched over Lake Biwa. Close to Hikone castle and with romantic cruises available, this festival is a great evening out and one of three held on the lake. The committee have announced that there is no parking available this year, so public transport is the only way to reach the beach.

Although traditionally held in August, the event has been shifted to late October.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, many events have been canceled. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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