Festivals & Events
Omagari Fireworks Festival 大曲の花火
Tohoku's largest fireworks extravaganza is also a national competition
Witness breathtaking fireworks explode above accompanied by stories and music, which brings the show of light and sound together in a friendly festival setting at the end of August in the Daisen area. Pyrotechnicians compete for the Prime Minister's Prize.
Even better, the show is free.
- Keeping mental notes about which fireworks display is the best
- Seeing the modern masters of pyrotechnics time their fireworks to music
How to Get There
Omagari Station is accessible via the Akita Shinkansen, Ou Main Line, and Tazawako Line, followed by a walk or bus or taxi ride.
The venue is clearly signposted from Omagari Station. On foot from the station takes about 30 minutes . If you wish to go by car, please be aware that there are a limited number of parking spaces.
Compete for the champion
With more than 700,000 spectators each year, this spectacular,fireworks display doubles as Japan's National Firework Competition. Pyrotechnicians from across the country come to compete to be Champion of the Fireworks.
Up-to-the-minute details of the festival can be found at the official website .
The latest information may differ, so please check the official website
* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.