Okinawa to light up the summer nights with fireworks

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All Japan Fireworks Competition. Japan’s one of the most prestigious fireworks display competed by 28 fireworks expert at Omagari, Daisen city, Akita prefecture. (Photo courtesy of Daisen city, Akita prefecture)
All Japan Fireworks Competition. Japan’s one of the most prestigious fireworks display competed by 28 fireworks expert at Omagari, Daisen city, Akita prefecture. (Photo courtesy of Daisen city, Akita prefecture)

Okinawa to light up the summer nights with fireworks

by: Stripes Okinawa | .
Stripes Okinawa | .
published: July 17, 2018

July
   
WHALE-STRAIT TOKASHIKI MATSURI: July 27-28, 6-9 p.m.; 300 fireworks display along with taiko, eisa and live music performances at Tokashiki Elementary/Middle School playground; three-minute walk from Tokashiki Port (no parking lot); 098-987-2430.
 
NAGO NATSU MATSURI: July 28-29, 8:45-9 p.m.; 1,000 fireworks display at Nago Fishing Port Seawall; five-minute walk from Nago City Hall; 0980-52-4243.
 
SEAPORT CHATAN CARNIVAL FIREWORKS: July 21-22, 1,300 fireworks display at Chatan Koen Sunset Beach; 3.1-mile (five-kilometer) from Okinawa Minami I.C. on Okinawa Express; 098-926-5678.


September

GINOWAN HAGOROMO MATSURI: Sept. 29-30; 1,000 fireworks display at Ginowan Kaihin Koen Tamokuteki Hiroba (multi-purpose square); 098-968-5125.


October

URASOE TEDAKO MATSURI: Oct. 20-21, 8:40-9 p.m.; about 1,000 fireworks display at Urasoe Undo Koen; 10-minute ride from Furujima Station on Yui-monorail; 098-876-1234.