Kounosu Fireworks


Amazing 'World Record' Holding Fireworks Display near Tokyo

The organizers have confirmed that this event is GOING ahead.
We're sure this is happening, but 2023 dates and times are not confirmed.


2023 : 7th October (Sat)  *If it rains it will be postponed to 8th Oct (Sun)


*Dates and times have been confirmed with the organizer.

Festival Times & Schedule

Fireworks start at 18:00 (please arrive at least 1-2 hours earlier to enjoy the food and find a good spot)

*Dates and times have been confirmed by the organizer. However, they are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.



(The free viewing areas are located at the banks of Arakawa River and surrounding areas)

How to enjoy the Kounosu Fireworks?

Picturesque scenery (Great for Instagram pics!)

Fun for group of friends

Fun for the family

Romantic Evening

Taste a wide range of festival food (from early afternoon)

Enjoy 3-4 hours

🎆Guinness Record-Holding Fireworks Bedazzling the Skies!🎉

Come to the ✨Kounosu Fireworks Festival✨ in October and feel your soul shake underneath the most stunning 🎆fireworks you’ve ever seen!

This festival is especially known for its 🎉brilliant and rapid 🎆fireworks– one of the highlights is when they launch the most amount of fireworks per minute recorded in Japan!

Stay until the end, 😊you don’t want to miss out on their Guinness Record-holding 464.826kg firework (“yonshakudama”)! 

What to do nearby Kounosu Fireworks

Access (How to get to Kounosu Fireworks)

From Tokyo


Public viewing is near Nukata Undojo (Nukata Sports Ground) / 糠田(ぬかた)運動場 1073-1 Nukata, Konosu City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan 365-0059

〒365-0059 埼玉県鴻巣市糠田1073-1

By Train

From Konosu Station (JR Takasaki Line)

Travel to JR Konosu Station (50 min from Tokyo) and exit the West Gate of the station. Walk 20-30 minutes to get to the main viewing areas. Follow signs and guidance from the staff.

Use the Japan Transit Planner to find trains.

By Car

Approximately 25 minutes drive from the Okegawa-Kano IC on the Ken-o Expressway (Ken-o Jidoshado/Metropolitan Inter-City Expressway)

*Parking is 2,000 yen and car traffic may be restricted near the venue. We highly recommend using public transport.)

Contact Details (Event Organizer)

For information about this event please contact the Konosu Hanabi Festival Committee directly.

Email: Contact via Email (External Link)


Japanese Event Website  (External Link – Japanese)

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