Tsuchiura All Japan Fireworks Competition
This firework display first began in 1925 to commemorate the Kasumigaura Naval Air Force members killed in WWI. The event also shines a light on tourism in the local area. In 1947, it was revamped as a competition where fireworks manufacturers and experts nationwide could show off their skills.
- Sakura River Embankment, Gakuen Bridge area, Tsuchiura City
- By public transport: 30-minute walk from JR Joban Line Tsuchiura Station's West Exit or 10-minute shuttle bus ride from the East Exit
*The fireworks display is extremely crowded. Allow extra travel time and be prepared to wait for trains and buses.
- Business Hours
18:00-20:30 on the first Saturday in October (the event may be postponed due to bad weather)
- Tsuchiura All Japan Fireworks Competition
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