In July each year, there are a number of Gion festivals that happen throughout Japan, the most famous of which happens in Kyoto.
The highlight of the Naoetsu Gion Matsuri is the fireworks display which is scheduled for the 26th from 8p.m. to 8:45p.m.
The venue for the fireworks is the mouth of the Seki River in Joetsu City.Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.