Early
Nov

Lake Biwa Great Fireworks Festival

Cancelled
7:30pm – 8:30pm
Free

Watch as over 10,000 fireworks are launched over Lake Biwa, along with crowds of over 350,000. This year’s theme is Sengoku Wonderland and will feature fireworks and water jets to a create unique display with beautiful relfections on the lake’s surface. There are paid seats available online or from conbini store machines, as well as plenty of free vantage points.

Due to the 2020 Olympics, the fireworks display has moved from its regular August slot to November, as the lake will be used for canoing in the games. It is expected to return to normal in 2021.

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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