Enjoy one of Yamanashi’s largest and oldest fireworks festivals on the banks of Lake Kawaguchiko.
There are several displays throughout the year, but this one is the biggest.
Held more than 100 times over the years, the Kawaguchiko Fireworks Festival knows how to put on a party. Expect a vibrant fireworks display, street stalls for food and gifts, and even local stores getting into the festive mood. It’s the perfect way to spend a summer evening away.
Roads will be closed from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The opening ceremony will start at 7:45pm with the actual fireworks starting at 8:00pm and finishing at 8:30pm.
How to get to Kawaguchiko
With the fireworks being held in Yamanashi Prefecture, the festival is an easy day trip from Tokyo. We’ve already covered how to get from Tokyo to Kawaguchiko, so make sure to check out that article. Just head towards the lakeside once you’re there and find a spot to watch the show.Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.