Visit Akita for Japan’s Largest Fireworks Festival

On Saturday of the fourth week of August each year, Japan's largest fireworks festival, the “Omagari National Firework Competition Festival,” takes place in Daisen, Akita prefecture, in the country's northern Tohoku region.

Fireworks against a dark blue sky

At the Omagari fireworks festival every year the sky is filled with dazzling fireworks displays, carefully designed by passionate pyrotechnic fireworks masters.

A large firework star
An elaborate fireworks display
A dazzling dandelion-like firework with smaller ones surrounding it
A cluster of small red, green, and orange fireworks
Three huge fireworks
A colorful fireworks finale

Don't miss the grand finale provided by the competition committee. These fireworks displays are sure to take your breath away!

Images Provided by Omagari Enterpreneurs Group

Omagari National Firework Competition Festival
Phone: 0187-62-1262
Japanese website:

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