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Kariya-City Kariya Wansaka Festival & Fireworks (Kariya Wansaka Matsuri - Hanabi Taikai)

Date : 08/17/2018, 08/18/2018


  • Kariya Wansaka Festival & Fireworks (Kariya Wansaka Matsuri - Hanabi Taikai)
  • Kariya Wansaka Festival & Fireworks (Kariya Wansaka Matsuri - Hanabi Taikai)
  • Kariya Wansaka Festival & Fireworks (Kariya Wansaka Matsuri - Hanabi Taikai)
  • Kariya Wansaka Festival & Fireworks (Kariya Wansaka Matsuri - Hanabi Taikai)

Held annually at the Kariya City General Athletic Park, Kariya Wansaka Festival & Fireworks (刈谷わんさか祭り・花火大会 Kariya Wansaka Matsuri Hanabi Taikai) is one of Kariya’s major festivals, preceded by the city’s traditional “Bon-Odori” summer dance event, and featuring several attractions for adults and kids alike. It concludes at night with a gorgeous fireworks display that attracts crowds from all over that region.

Daytime

Kariya Wansaka Festival & Fireworks

During the day, attractions that the kids will love: character shows, local and traditional arts, hands-on experience corners and more. The "yatai" booths and stalls, selling everything from local food to toys, parlor games and even cars provides for a whole day of fun and relax.

Nightime

Kariya Wansaka Festival & Fireworks

Right after dusk, the fireworks show illuminates the sky with a major display of lights and colors. An amazing succession of star mine rounds intertwined with small fireworks, decorated with background music and quite close to the spectators area make for a thrilling and unforgettable show.

EVENT OVERVIEW

Date : •Festival
August 17th (Friday) and 18th (Saturday), 2018
*: Festival cancels in case of inclement weather.
•Fireworks
August 18th (Saturday), 2018
*: Fireworks cancels in case of inclement weather.
Holding time : -Bon-Odori Dance Festival: August 17th (Friday), 2018 - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
*: Merchants available from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
-Wansaka Festival: August 18th (Saturday), 2018 - 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
-Fireworks Show: August 18th (Saturday), 2018 - 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM (cancels in case of inclement weather)
Place : Festival: Kariya City General Athletic Park
(刈谷市総合運動公園 Kariya-shi Sogo Undo Koen)
Fireworks: Margins of the Aizumagawa River, north side of the park
Location : 〒448-0011
1 Arata, Tsuiji-cho, Kariya-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Fee : Free
*: Paid seats also available starting at 5,000 yen/person
Parking : No parking is officially provided by the organizing committee. Also, the parking lot of the Athletic Park will be closed for visitors, so no parking is available in the park's vicinity.
Restrooms : Available
Phone number : 0566-23-4100 (Kariya City Tourism Association)
*: Weekdays from 8:30 AM to 5:15 PM.
0566-45-5833 (Kariya Station Front Tourist Information Center)
*: Weekends and holidays from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
Should accuracy be critical, please verify this information using a direct source, whenever possible.

ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    •20min walk from either Fujimatsu Station (southwestwards) or Hitotsugi Station (nothwestwards) of the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line.
    •Free shuttle bus connecting to the venue from Kariya Station of both JR and Meitetsu Mikawa Lines (only August 19th (Saturday)).
    •Free shuttle buses also available from Chiryu Station of the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    No parking available in the venue or nearby.
    •Parking lot at Toyota Auto Body Fujimatsu Plant (トヨタ車体): From Toyoake I.C. of the Isewangan Expressway, head southeast by Route 1 for 3.5km, then turn left at the intersection with Route 54. Head north for 1km.
    •Check other parking lots far from the venue and served by free shuttle buses at the official web site (Japanese).

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#Hanabi Taikai
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