[Summary] Fireworks! Festivals that illuminate the skies of Yamagata
Fireworks season has arrived.
Many fireworks festivals will be held for the first time in three years this year, and it is likely to be a long-awaited fireworks festival.
In this article, we will introduce the fireworks festivals held in Yamagata Prefecture.
・Yamagata Fireworks Festival
The 2022 edition of the Yamagata Fireworks Festival will be held at Kajo Park.
Fireworks will be launched in the center of the city.
You can watch it around your home or from the veranda, or you can enjoy it with your family while watching the live stream, so please enjoy it in each style.
August 14 (Sun.), 2022
Kajo Park, Yamagata City
YouTube Live Broadcast
・Smile Project ☆ Kaminoyama
Smile Project ☆ Kaminoyama 2022 held in Kaminoyama City is a big summer event where you can enjoy hands-on corners, fairs, and fireworks for the finale.
It is also recommended to participate in a yukata dressing class and enjoy the fireworks while wearing a yukata.
Please enjoy the summer nights of Kaminoyama.
July 30 (sat.), 2022
*Postponed to July 31 in case of stormy weather
Mitsutomo Engineer Physical Education and Cultural Center Ground
・Smile balloon 16:00
・Smile Fair 16:00~21:00
・Yukata dressing class 16:00~18:30
・Opening of stalls 16:00~21:00
・Stage event 17:30~19:10
・Smile Citizen Fireworks 19:30~20:30
・Oe Summer Festival
Some of the activities are being cancelled: Fish Catching Festival & Mogami River Sky Tour
At the Oe Summer Festival, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, various events will be held from August 10 (Wed.) to August 15 (Mon.), the day of the fireworks display.
Andon Festival, Green Bamboo Lantern Festival, Morning Market, Fish Catching Festival, Air Balloon Cruise, and Mogami River Sky Tour will be held on August 14 (Sun.) and 15 (Mon.).
On the day of the fireworks display, in addition to the station square market and the Suigo Summer Festival at the Fureai Kaikan, there will also be an annual stall market, and as an opening event before the fireworks, FM Yamagata’s public live broadcast and secret guest music will also be held.
Why don’t you enjoy the hot summer of Oe-machi on the Aterazawa Line (the 100th anniversary of the opening of the entire line), which celebrates its 100th anniversary together?
Date for fireworks
August 15 (Mon.), 2022
Along the Mogami River
YouTube Live stream
・Oishida Festival & Mogami River Fireworks
The Townspeople Fireworks Display will be launched for the first time in three years from four locations in the town.
The event will be held in a different form than usual, with no stalls set up in the Honmachi and Yokkamachi districts, and no mikoshi parade.
In addition, there will be no viewing box seats, parking lot, or temporary toilets, so please enjoy yourself while taking measures against infection.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Tazawa, Toyoda, Takanosu and Shimogawara, Oishida Town
◆ Shonai district
・Yuza Town Sunset Festival & Fireworks
Speaking of the Yuza townspeople fireworks display, Star Mine, which is launched simultaneously on the sea, in the sea, and on land, is popular.
The fireworks that go up along with the loud J-POP are also impressive!
Chokai drums will be played before the fireworks are launched.
Please enjoy Yuza’s fireworks that color the night sky of Sea of Japan.
July 30 (Sat.), 2022
*Postponed to July 31 (sun.) in case of stormy weather
Nishihama beach, Yuza Town
・Sakata Fireworks Show 2022 [Cancelled]
Cancelled due to heavy rainfall
The Sakata Fireworks Show will be held for the first time in three years.
Please enjoy the event with over 12,000 rounds that will dispel the darkness.
August 6 (Sun.), 2022
*Postponed to 7 (Sun.) in case of stormy weather
Mogami River Riverside Park, Sakata City
・ Akagawa Fireworks Presents 2022 Smile & Peace
The attraction of the Akagawa Fireworks Festival is that it is one of the top 5 large-scale fireworks festivals in Japan.
Selected pyrotechnicians from the National Design Fireworks Council will participate, and about 10,000 rounds of fireworks will bloom in the sky.
This year, collaboration sheets with the adult anime “Tokyo Revengers” are also on sale.
August 20 (Sat.), 2022
Akagawa Riverside (Haguro Bridge to Mikawa Bridge), Tsuruoka City
・Okura Village Noryo Fireworks Festival
The Okura Village Noryo Fireworks Festival will be held for the first time in three years.
About 2,000 unique rounds of fireworks will be launched,including ones which are launched to celebrate the birth of a new baby.
Please take a look at the fireworks that color the summer night sky of Okura Village.
August 9 (Tue.), 2022
*Postponed to August 10 (Wed.) or 11 (Thu.) in case of bad weather
Riverbed behind Okura Village Office, Okura Village
The Mamurogawa Festival will be held for the first time in three years.
The Mamurogawa Ondo parade will go through the town with live performances of the Mamurogawa Ondo, and the majestic portable shrine parade at Yamagami Shrine.
Concerts by elementary and junior high school students will add to the excitement of the festival.
The finale of the festival is the fireworks display.
There will be no reserved seat system this year, so please enjoy yourselves while taking measures against COVID-19.
August 17 (Wed.), 2022
*Postponed to the next day in case of stormy weather
Mamurogawa riverside in Mamurogawa Town
・Nagai Mizu Festival Mogami River Fireworks [Cancelled]
Cancelled due to heavy rainfall
This is an event with the theme of “water” held in the Water Town Nagai.
Activity corners and events to get close to water are held, and fireworks are displayed as the finale.
Please enjoy the summer in Nagai with your family and friends.
August 6 (Sat.), 2022
Mogami River Kasenryokuchi Park (Funba), Nagai City
・Kawanishi Summer Festival
Cancelled due to heavy rainfall
The Kawanishi Summer Festival will be held for the first time in three years.
In addition to stage events and market stalls, there will be fireworks at the finale.
Please enjoy summer memories with your family and friends.
August 11 (Thu.), 2022
Around Kawanishi Friendly Plaza, Kawanishi Town
・Yonezawa Noryo Water Fireworks
The Yonezawa Noryo Water Fireworks Festival takes place at Matsugasaki Park in Yonezawa City.
About 6,000 rounds will be launched into the Yonezawa night sky.
Please enjoy it.
August 5 (Fri.), 2022
*Postponed to August 8 (Mon) in case of stormy weather
Matsugasaki Park, Yonezawa City
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