Tonegawa Fireworks Festival 2023

6:30pm – 8:00pm

For the first time in three years, the Tonegawa Fireworks Festival will be held at Sakai Riverside Park. While usually happening in mid-July, this year they postponed the event to September due to the pandemic.

Award-winning pyrotechnicians will go head-to-head as 30,000 firework shells will shoot into the sky for 90 minutes. The fireworks will synchronize with lights and music as the whole of Ibaraki is illuminated.

How to get there?

The riverside is only accessible by bus from either Koga Station or Tobu Dobutsukoen Station. You can also get there directly from Tokyo with a highway bus.

Paid tickets

While visible from a number of spots, you will need to pay to enter the majority of Sakai Riverside Park. This is to better manage visitors. Tickets start from ¥2,000 and go up to ¥10,000 for an arena seat.

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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