Save the date and prepare to be mesmerized. Chiba’s biggest fireworks spectacle, the Matsudo Fireworks Festival, is back with a bang and bigger than ever. Set for August 5, 2023, this night-time spectacle will illuminate the skies over Matsudo City, creating a summer night to remember.

Matsudo Fireworks Festival In 2023

Matsudo Fireworks Festival

Set on the banks of the Edogawa River and at the Furu-gasaki Riverside Sports Plaza in Matsudo City, the Matsudo Fireworks Festival 2023 promises to be an unmissable event. Last year’s festival, held in October, featured an invitation-only display of 4,000 fireworks. However, this year’s festival is taking it up several notches.

What to Expect?

Matsudo Fireworks Festival

As Chiba’s most extensive fireworks event, the Matsudo Fireworks Festival 2023 is set to launch a staggering 25,000 fireworks, each adding its unique sparkle to the night sky. But the pyrotechnic display isn’t all that’s on offer. The event will also feature a bustling food stall village and an array of stage events for an immersive and entertaining experience.

The sale of approximately 15,000 paid viewing seats will start in mid-June. More details about the festival will be announced in due course, so make sure to stay tuned for updates.

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Event Overview: All You Need to Know

  • Name: 80th Anniversary of Municipal System and 150th Anniversary of Chiba Prefecture’s Birth – Matsudo Fireworks Festival 2023
  • Date: August 5, 2023 (Saturday)
  • Time: 19:15 to 20:45
  • Location: Furu-gasaki Riverside Sports Plaza [Google Map]
  • Address: Furu-gasaki, Matsudo City, Chiba Prefecture
  • Number of Fireworks: 25,000

Getting There

  • Approximately 35-minute walk from the west exit of “Matsudo Station” on the JR and Shin-Keisei Lines.
  • Approximately 35-minute walk from the west exit of “Kita-Matsudo Station” on the JR Line.

The Sum Up

As one of the most significant events in Chiba’s calendar, the Matsudo Fireworks Festival 2023 is a spectacle not to be missed. Get ready for a night of awe-inspiring fireworks, lively events, and delicious food.

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