Taking place at the riverside in Nakagawahara Park in Hitoyoshi City on August 15 every year, this fireworks festival attracts roughly 55,000 people to ooh and ah at around 3,000 pyrotechnics.
Unlike a lot of other festivals which sell tickets for seats in an exclusive seating area, this festival is completely free.
How to get there
By car, the venue is 5 minutes from Hitoyoshi IC on the Kyushu Expressway.
If you are coming by train, the nearest station is Hitoyoshi Station. You will then need to take a 15-minute walk to get to Nakagawahara Park. For more information about the train services in the area, check out the complete guide to Japan’s Regional Rail Passes and the Kyushu Shinkansen.Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.