The Kihoku Lantern Festival takes place in the port town of Nagashima in Kihoku, Mie Prefecture.
Each year a large, elaborate paper lantern is set afloat on the harbor in the afternoon. After nightfall, there is a spectacular fireworks display known as the Saiun Kujaku (Rainbow Peacock) as a backdrop to the floating lantern.
From 3pm until the fireworks begin at 8pm there are performances and other entertainment on a stage
28th Jul, 2018
|Start/End Time:||3:00pm – 9:00pm|
|Venue:||Fureai Square Mandoro|
Typical weather at this time
High: 30 ℃ Low: 24 ℃
|Closest station(s):||Kii-nagashima Station
Use the Japan Rail Pass to get here.
|Adverse weather policy:||In case of bad weather, postponed to following day.|
Link in Japanese