Aug/1, 2019 Yamanakako Fireworks Festival "Houkosai"

Sightseeing information about Aug/1, 2019 Yamanakako Fireworks Festival "Houkosai" in Japan.

Aug/1, 2019 Yamanakako Fireworks Festival "Houkosai"4.1

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 from 8/1 '19 to 8/1 '19


Five Fuji Lakes take place fireworks shows 5 nights in a row from August 1 every year, and Houkosai is the very first one. Houkosai is named by great writer Soho Tokutomi and are performed as festival to give thanks and prayer to blessing of lake.
Fireworks are set off from four sites, so they can be enjoyed from any point along the lakeshore.
And about 40 food stalls would be opened in Yamanaka main site.

[Time Table]
AM 10:00~ Opening Ceremony at Kirara
PM 0:30~  The Yacht Race
PM 2:45~ Stage Show at Yamanakako Parking
PM 7:30~ Myojin Taiko Drum Performance at Yamanakako Parking
PM 8:00~ PM 9:00 Fireworks Display "Houkosai" at Yamanaka , Hirano, Asahigaoka, Nagaike site

*The show of anime characters is NOT scheduled in 2019.
*Recently, cases of lost pets due to fireworks sound have been increasing. Please keep your eyes on your pet.

Venue: Lake Yamanakako, in Yamanakako-mura, Minami-tsuru-gun
Four Districts; Yamanaka site, Asahigaoka site, Hirano site, Nagaike site

Houkosai Fireworks Display
Date: August 1 (Thu)
Time: 20:00~ *20:30~ from Hirano site
*In case of stormy whether, it will be postponed to August 2. (it will be cancelled when the bad weather on August 2.)

[By Car]
・Chuo Expressway 60 mins~Otsuki IC~Chuo Expressway 20 mins~Lake Kawaguchi IC~Higashi-Fujigoko Road 10 mins~Yamanakako IC

・The Tomei Expressway 70 mins~Gotemba IC~R138 15 mins~Subashiri IC~Higashi-Fujigoko Road 10 mins~Yamanakako IC

[By Express Bus]
100 mins from Shinjuku Station, Tokyo

[By Train]
get off train at Mt. Fuji Station and take FUJI KYUKO Route Bus (25mins)

Ferry Ride for watching fireworks show
 August 1  19:45~20:15 & 20:30~21:00
*Appointment needed
Fee: 2,000 yen
Venue: Asahigaoka Ferry Point
Tel: 0555-62-0160

*Please check the official website for the latest information. We can't answer any question about the information.

Purposeshould go,nature,family,Japanese resort,fireworks of Japan,sightseeing,an eating tour
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