Nagatoro Funatama Festival

長瀞船玉まつり (秩父)

A Beautiful combination of lantern rafts and fireworks nearby 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.


2024 : 15th August  (Thurs) *Same day every year

*Dates and times have not been confirmed by the organizer.

Festival Times & Schedule

Previously was from  12:20 – 22:45  Fireworks in the evening  *To be confirmed

*Dates and times have not been confirmed by the organizer.



How to enjoy the Nagatoro Funatama Festival ?

Picturesque scenery (Great for Instagram pics!)

Fun for couples

Experience Traditional Japan

Enjoy all day

Fun for the family

Good for solo travelers

✨🎆Fireworks at a Striking Natural Monument! A Sublime Summer Scenery You’ll Never Forget!🎉

✨Nagatoro is a wonderful place to visit year round, but you really don’t want to miss the 🎆Nagatoro Funadama Festival🎆!!

This extraordinary 💦river festival takes place every August, inviting visitors to experience the 😍beauty of Mother Nature.
First thing first, find a 😊nice spot on the Nationally-designated natural monument named “Iwadatami,” a massive rock terrace on the 💦Arakawa River. Get some delightful 🍡street food and watch the festive water floats and lanterns bearing people’s 🙏prayers for maritime safety.

When the ✨floats and lanterns drift away in the river, 🎆3500 stunning fireworks are launched into the vast evening sky, taking your breath away.😮

What to do nearby Nagatoro Funatama Festival ?

Access (Getting to Nagatoro Funatama Festival)

From Tokyo


The viewing areas are located on the “Iwadatami” at the banks of Arakawa River (長瀞岩畳)
〒369-1300 埼玉県秩父郡長瀞町大字長瀞

By Train

Nagatoro Station (Chichibu Railway)

From Nagatoro Station and walk 2 minutes.

Use the Japan Transit Planner to find trains.

By Car

Approximately 25 minutes from the Hanazono IC on the Kan-etsu Expressway.

*Please use the train if possible as the area can get crowded and there may be a lot of traffic after the festival.

Contact Details (Event Organizer)

For information about this event please contact the Nagatoro Town Tourism Association directly.

Tel: +81 0494-66-3311

Japanese Event Website  (External Link – Japanese)

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