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The Top 8 Summer Fireworks Festivals in Osaka! 2017

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[2018] Latest information on fireworks display in Osaka


When Japanese people think of summer, they think of yukata, watermelons, wind-bells, fireworks, Tanabata (star festival), shaved ice and so on.

Today, we would like to focus on one of the main events in summer, fireworks festivals.

Each festival has their characters and it is difficult to choose which one to go to.

So, we would like to predict, which firework festival will gather the most amount of people this year.

Tenjinmatsuri hounou fireworks

Tenjinmatsuri hounou fireworks(Miyakojima ward・4,000 shots)

Predicted number of people:1.3million


The fireworks a shot up with a parade going on above water.

It is an event of Tenjin festival at Osakatenmanguu and the fireworks are an offering to the God.

Tenjin Festival is one of the 3 largest festivals in Osaka alongside Aizen Festival and Sumiyoshi Festival.


Predicted date:July 25th (Tue) 7:30pm~9:00pm

Place:Kawasaki park・Sakuranomiya park

Access:2 minutes walk from Sakuranomiya Station (JR Osaka Kanjo line) west gate, 5 minutes walk from Temmabashi Station (Keihan line, Osaka Metro Tanimachi line).

Naniwayodogawa fireworks festival

Naniwayodogawa fireworks festival

(Yodogawa ward・20,000 shots)

Predicted number of people:530,000

Yodo river is the only class A river that flows from Lake Biwa

It is a festival run by the local volunteer staff who love Yodo river and is one of the festivals with the most number of fireworks.

Predicted date:August 8th (Sat) 7:40pm~8:40pm

Place:On the riverbeds of the downstream of Shinmidousuji Yodogawatekkyo to National route 2

Access:15 minutes walk from Tsukamoto Station (JR Tokaido main line), Jyuzou Station (Hankyu Kobe line) (Jyuzo site)

20 minutes walk from Umeda Station (Hankyu Kobe line, Osaka Metro Midosuji line), Osaka Station (JR line) (Umeda site)

Source:Naniwayodogawa fireworks festival
Kyososai PL Hanabi geijyutsu


Kyososai PL Hanabi geijyutsu(Tondabayashi city・20,000 shots)

Predicted number of people: 250,000

A festival run by the Church of Perfect Liberty and is one of the festivals with the most amount of fireworks.

The highlight of this festival is the giant firework called Starmine

With great booming sounds, the fireworks light up the night sky so bright as if it was noon.

Predicted date:August 1st (Tue) 8:00pm~8:40pm

Place:Kokyu Country Club

Access:15 minutes from Tondabayashi Station (Kintetsu Nagano line) North gate

Inagawa Fireworks Festival


Inagawa Fireworks Festival(Ikeda city、Kawanishi city・4,000 shots)

Predicted number of people:124,000

Inagawa fireworks festival is run by Osaka, Ikeda city and Hyogo, Kawanishi city. It is a festival with all sorts of fireworks shot up in the air including starmine.

Predicted date:August 19th (Sat) 7:20pm~8:20pm

Place:Ikeda-shi Momozono icchome・nichome Inagawa riverbed

Access:10 minutes walk from Ikeda Station (Hankyu Takarazuka line), 15 minutes walk from Kawanishiikeda Station (JR Takarazuka line)

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