Tokyo’s Katsushika district is excited to announce the return of the 57th Katsushika Nouryou Fireworks Festival on July 25, 2023, after a 4-year break. The event captures the spirit and vibrancy of the district, as well as the history of the old downtown area of Shibamata.


Katsushika Noryo Fireworks Festival
Katsushika Noryo Fireworks Festival

The festival is famous for its stunning display of around 13,000 fireworks, including a digital star mine where fireworks and music blend into a harmonious spectacle.

This year, to mark its triumphant return, an additional 7,000 fireworks will be launched, creating a breathtaking array of around 20,000 blooms lighting up the night sky.

Themed Fireworks

Katsushika Noryo Fireworks Festival
Katsushika Noryo Fireworks Festival

Each year, the festival is notable for its creative fireworks, including the face of Tora-san and pieces themed around the flowers and illuminations of Katsushika. Moreover, the grand finale is a must-see, featuring a massive aerial Niagara that bathes the night sky in a silver glow.

Katsushika Noryo Fireworks Festival
Katsushika Noryo Fireworks Festival

The Katsushika Fireworks Festival is a great opportunity to enjoy a leisurely walk along the atmospheric streets of Shibamata Taishakuten, full of downtown charm.

In case of inclement weather, please note that the event will be canceled without a rescheduled date.

Key Event Details

Here are the details of the event:

  • Event Name: 57th Katsushika Nouryou Fireworks Festival
  • Date: July 25, 2023 (Tuesday)
  • Time: 19:20 – 20:30
  • Launch Location: Shibamata Baseball Field (Edogawa Riverbed)
  • Address: Ahead of 7-17-13 Shibamata, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo
  • Number of Fireworks: Approximately 20,000
  • Weather Contingency: Event will be canceled in the case of bad weather with no rescheduled date.
  • Transportation/Nearest Stations:
    • Keisei Electric Railway – Shibamata Station – 15 minutes walk
    • Hokuso Railway “New Shibamata Station” – 20 minutes walk
    • JR “Kanamachi Station” – 20 minutes walk
    • Keisei Electric Railway “Keisei Kanamachi Station” – 25 minutes walk

The Sum Up

Katsushika Noryo Fireworks Festival
Katsushika Noryo Fireworks Festival

The Katsushika Nouryou Fireworks Festival promises to offer an unforgettable summer evening with its stunning visual and aural spectacle. Embrace the rich culture of Shibamata and Katsushika as the skies get painted with a dazzling display of pyrotechnic artistry.

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