Tokyo's Spectacular Fireworks: Your 2024 Summer Festival Guide

Tokyo's Spectacular Fireworks: Your 2024 Summer Festival Guide


As temperatures rise and summer breezes begin to blow, people gather along riverbanks, in parks, or on high-rise terraces, eagerly anticipating moments of brilliance in the night sky. Fireworks burst forth, accompanied by cheers and applause, creating a mesmerizing scene.

In Japan, from July to August, firework displays are a cherished summer tradition, lighting up the skies across the country. The experience is more than just watching fireworks; it's about savoring delicious food from local stalls, donning traditional yukata, and immersing oneself in the festive atmosphere.

To help you plan your visit, we've prepared a detailed schedule for the firework festivals in Tokyo. Whether you want to witness the blend of tradition and modernity by the Sumida River, enjoy the enchanting displays over the Tama River, or find a perfect viewing spot from afar, Tokyo's night sky promises to be more dazzling than ever.

Check out the schedule below so that you don’t miss out and experience the unparalleled beauty of firework displays.





No. of Fireworks

Official Website

Tokyo City Pop Fireworks


July 3, 2024

JRA Tokyo Racecourse, Fuchu-shi


Held at Tokyo Racecourse, Japan's premier fireworks entertainment



Kurihama Perry Fireworks Festival

July 13, 2024


Kurihama Port Area, Yokosuka, Kanagawa

On the 171st anniversary of Perry's landing, vibrant fireworks celebrate the United States' founding!

Approx. 3,500


Katsushika Noryo Fireworks Festival

July 23, 2024

Shibamata Baseball Ground (Edogawa), Katsushika-ku, Tokyo

Enjoy Shitamachi-style fireworks up close!

Approx. 15,000


Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival

July 7, 2024

Sakurabashi (1st venue); Umayabashi (2nd venue) on the Sumidagawa, Tokyo

A fireworks display showcasing the best traditions and standards of Kanto!

Approx. 20,000



Hachioji Fireworks Festival

July 27, 2024

Fujimori Park, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo

Powerful set of fireworks.

Approx. 3,000


Tachikawa Showa Kinen Park Fireworks

July 27, 2024

Showa Kinen Park, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo


Artistic fireworks with a high impact.

Approx. 5,000


Itabashi Fireworks Festival


August 3, 2024

Banks of the Arakawa, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo

The largest fireworks blooming before your eyes mark the grand finale!

Approx. 15,000


Okutama Noryo Fireworks Festival

August 10, 2024

Atagosan Park, Nishi, Okutama, Nishitama District, Tokyo

Released from the summit, the fireworks illuminate the landscape.

Approx. 1,000


Edogawa Fireworks Festival

August 24, 2024

Near Shinozaki Park, Banks of the Edogawa, Tokyo

Seven themed performances light up the night sky over Edogawa!

Approx. 14,000


Chofu City Fireworks

September 21, 2024

Banks of the Tamagawa (downstream from the bridge on the Keio Sagamihara Line)

The display of around 10,000 fireworks is exceptionally beautiful.

Approx. 10,000


Setagaya Tamagawa Fireworks Festival


October 5, 2024

Futakotamagawa Sports Ground, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo

Under the autumn sky, enjoy around 6,000 large fireworks echoing on both sides of the Tama River.

Approx. 6,000



Jingu Gaien Fireworks Festival

August 10, 2024

Meiji-Jingu Gaienmae, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

A 10,000-firework musical festival that lights up the night sky!

Approx. 10,000


Schedule not yet announced

Kita Ward Fireworks Festival

Was held on September 30, 2023

Banks of the Arakawa and around Iwabuchi Floodgate, Kita-ku

Musical fireworks synchronized with the display are the most thrilling.

Approx. 10,000


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