Late
Jul
 2023

Kihoku Lantern Festival 2023

3:00pm – 9:00pm
Free
Mie

The Kihoku Lantern Festival takes place in the port town of Nagashima in Kihoku, Mie Prefecture. Each year a large, elaborate cloth 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.

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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