Omagari Fireworks Festival

Tohoku's largest fireworks extravaganza is also a national competition.

Travel & Outdoor | Unique


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 Yokote area. Pyrotechnicians compete for the Prime Minister’s Prize.

Even better, the show is free.

Don’t Miss

  • Keeping your own scorecard on the competition
  • Seeing the modern masters of pyrotechnics time their fireworks to music

Compete for the champion

With more than 760,000 spectators each year, this spectacular free firework display doubles as Japan’s National Firework Competition. Pyrotechnicians from across the country come to compete to be Champion of the Fireworks.