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Lake Suwa Fireworks Display
Suwa City Lakeside Park : 諏訪市湖畔公園

Watch Nagano’s Biggest Fireworks Displays (One of the Most Famous in Japan).

Suwa


Description

One of Japan's largest fireworks display on the picturesque setting of Lake Suwa with the Alps in the background. Held every year on 15-Aug.


Recommendation

Half a million people descend upon the Lake Suwa area every year on August 15th for one of the largest pyrotechnic shows in all of Japan. 40 thousand fireworks light up the night, reflecting on the surface of Lake Suwa with the sound reverbrating off the surrounding mountains.


Details

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  •  Sekicho Park seating is wheelchair accessible. Attendant required. (Attendant must purchase a ticket, too.)
Hours :
19:00- 
Date(s) :
Takes place annually on 15-Aug. 
Cost / Price of Admission :
Same-day tickets for the 5,500-seat Kyu-Higashi Baru lakeside viewing are 1,000.  
Time Required :
2 Hours 
Reservations :
Not required(Same-day tickets go on sale from 8:00.) 
Luggage Storage :
Not Available 

Notes

Expect huge crowds and large delays with transportation. For accommodation, book early.
Besides the main fireworks display on August 15th, there is a "New Fireworks" competition by creative pyrotechnicians on the first Saturday of September, as well as 15-minute small shows scheduled from late July until August 31st.
Pictures courtesy of the Suwa Regional Tourism Federation.


Contact

tel : +81(0)266-52-4141 諏訪市役所   Official site


Access/Location

By Train
From Kamisuwa Station(JR Chuo Line), Take exit no. 2 and walk west 500m to the lake (normally 8 min.)
By Car
From Suwa IC, Go left (north) on Route 487 until you come to a "T" (Route 50 / Kowan-dori). Turn right and the park will be on the left. (6.5km, normally 15 min.)
Address
1~5-chome Kohan-dori, Suwa City 392-0027

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