Kitanippon Shimbun Takaoka Summer Fireworks Festival

Night sky dyed by impressive fireworks

  • Night sky dyed by fireworks

Part of the Takaoka Tanabata Festival, the Kitanippon Shimbun Takaoka Summer Fireworks Festival is a fireworks display featuring about 2,000 fireworks such as sozo-hanabi (creative fireworks) and ultra large star mines. The rapid-fire star mines and character-shaped fireworks add colour to proceedings, vividly dyeing the night sky above Takaoka City. Spectators can enjoy the impressive fireworks from close up because they are allowed to observe from near the launch site. Do come and enjoy the impressive fireworks in this summer festival that is thronged each year.

Kitanippon Shimbun Takaoka Summer Fireworks Festival

Event date 2016/08/04Goes ahead in light rain, but postponed until the following day in case of stormy weather.
Time 19:45-20:30
Place Takaoka Bridge, Shogawa River
TEL 0766-22-2222 (Takaoka Branch of the Kitanippon Shimbun)
Price Free
Access 20 minutes by car from Takaoka Station, Noetsu Expressway
15 minutes by bus from Takaoka Station (JR Hokuriku Main Line)
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