Aug/16 Lantern Floating and Fireworks Display in Tsuruga City

Sightseeing information about Aug/16 Lantern Floating and Fireworks Display in Tsuruga City in Japan.

Aug/16 Lantern Floating and Fireworks Display in Tsuruga City3.9

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 from 8/16 '19 to 8/16 '19


Kehi-no-Matsubara is one of the three great pine groves of Japan, located in Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture.
It's at roughly 1.5 kilometers long, and known for its magnificient contrast between the white of the sand and the green of the pines.

On August 16, the Lantern Floating and the Great Fireworks Display take place annually on the Matsubara Coast.
Approximately 6,000 paper lanterns are set afloat from the Matsubara Coast from 6:30pm, while sutras are chanted by monks.
Then the fireworks display starts from 7:30pm. About 13,000 fireworks including Water Fireworks and repeated explosion called "Star-Mines" are launched from offshore, filling the night sky above with magnificent light and sound.

Venue: Matsushima-cho, Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture "Kehi-no-Matsubara", "Matsubara Park"
Date: August 16(Fri), 2019
Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm *Lantern Floating starts at 6:30pm.
*rain or shine (In case of stormy weather, it will be cancelled.)
Fee: 500 yen for a lantern
You can purchase lanterns at Matsubara Park(10:00am - 4:00pm on Aug/15, after 9:00am on Aug/16), or Matsubara Parking Area(after 3:00pm on Aug/16).
By car: Approx. 13 min. from Tsuruga IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
By bus: Take the Matsubara-sen line Community Bus from JR Tsuruga Station to Kehi no Matsubara Bus Stop (approx. 12–18 min.)
By bus: Take the Tsuruga Excursion Line Bus (Tourism Route) from JR Tsuruga Station to Matsubara Coast Bus Stop (approx. 15 min.)
By taxi: Approx. 10 mins from Tsuruga Station

Parking: Free parking available

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Purpose,beach,Traditional folk,fireworks of Japan,sightseeing
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4.03 months ago

Beach is nice and clean. But WC is dirty! Maybe too many visitors.

5.06 months ago

Beautiful little beach with nice pine trees further up the shore. Water was very clear, but too cold to swim in May.

4.0a month ago

Nice beach 🏖

4.04 months ago

Nice park near the beach.

5.0a year ago

Beautiful and relaxing place... Full of history and traditions.