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The 5 BEST 2019 Summer Fireworks in Kobe Hyogo Area

If you are planning to stay in Kobe, Hyogo area during the summer, firework festivals are a must-see!

I will introduce you to the 3 BEST summer firework festivals in Kobe Hyogo area in 2019.

1. 2019 Kobe Port Fireworks Festival

Name (EN)The 49th Kobe Port Fireworks Festival
Name (JP)Dai 49 Kai Minato Kobe Kaijo Hanabi Taikai (第49回みなとこうべ海上花火大会)
When2019 Aug 3 (Sat)
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WhereKobe Port
Number of fireworks15,000 (approx)
Number of visitors280,000 people
In case of rainCancelled (will not be postponed)
FeeFree
Special seatsSpecial seat with chair: 3,100 yen (reservation starts in June)
ParkingNo (must use public transportation)
Official websitehttps://kobehanabi.jp
Map
Best location to observeMeriken Park (20 min walk from JR Kobe Sta. or JR Motomachi Sta.)

2. 2019 Ashiya Summer Carnival

Name (EN)The 41st Ashiya Summer Carnival
Name (JP)Dai 41 Kai Ashiya Sama- Ka-nibaru (第41回芦屋サマーカーニバル)
When2019 Jul 27 (Sat)
7:45 pm - 8:30 pm
WhereShio Ashiya Beach
Number of fireworks6,000 (approx)
Number of visitors98,450 people
In case of rainHeld with light rain. Cancelled with severe rain.
FeeFree
Special seatsAvailable (see official site for details)
ParkingNo (must use public transportation)
Official websitehttp://www.ashiya-hanabi.com/
Map
Best location to observeAshiyashi Sougou Kouen, Shio Ashiya Ryokuchi, Shio Ashiya Beach

3. The 48th Kakogawa Matsuri Fireworks Festival

Name (EN)The 48th Kakogawa Matsuri Fireworks Festival
Name (JP)Dai 48 kai Kakogawa Matsuri Hanabi Taikai (第48回加古川まつり花火大会)
When2019 Aug 4 (Sun)
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WhereKakogawa Kasenshiki Ryokuchi
Number of fireworks5,000 (approx)
Number of visitors90,000 people
In case of rainCancelled with severe rain.
FeeFree
Special seatsAvailable 1,000 yen per seat (see official site for details)
ParkingNo (must use public transportation)
Official websitehttp://kakogawa-matsuri.com
Map
Best location to observeKakogawa Kasenshiki Ryokuchi (30 min walk from JR Kakogawa Sta.)

4. The 41st Sanda Matsuri Fireworks Festival

Name (EN)The 41st Sanda Matsuri Fireworks Festival
Name (JP)Dai 41 kai Sanda Matsuri Hanabi Taikai (第41回三田まつり花火大会)
When2019 Aug 3 (Sat)
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WhereSanda-shi Sougou Bunka Senta-
Number of fireworks2.500 (approx)
Number of visitors72,000 people
In case of rainCancelled with severe rain.
FeeFree
Special seatsNone
Parking1370 spots (500 spots free, 870 spots at cost)
Official websitehttp://www.city.sanda.lg.jp/bunka/jigyou/matsuri/index.html
Map
Best location to observe15 min walk from Koube Dentetsu Line, Sanda Sta.

4. The 39th Itami Fireworks Festival

Name (EN)The 39th Itami Fireworks Festival
Name (JP)Dai 39 kai Itami Hanabi Taikai (第39回いたみ花火大会)
When2019 Aug 24 (Sat)
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WhereInagawa Kouzu-Ohashi
Number of fireworks3,500 (approx)
Number of visitors70,000 people
In case of rainCancelled with severe rain (will not be postponed)
FeeFree
Special seatsNone
ParkingNone (Must use public transportation)
Official websitehttp://www.city.itami.lg.jp/SOSIKI/TOSHIKATSURYOKU/TOSID/itamihanabitaikai/39hanabi/1555992604336.html
Map
Best location to observe10 min walk from JR Itami Sta.

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