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[INFORMATION] Fukuoka Fireworks Festival Guide (Updated: August, 2019)

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August is packed full of firework displays! Enjoy the sky light up on a hot summer night!

Fukuoka has come out of the rainy season and is now right the middle of Summer! A number of firework displays are scheduled to take place all over Fukuoka Prefecture during August. Please check-out the list below for more information about the fireworks that are set to take place this month! (*Please be aware that there might be changes to schedule and even cancellations if bad weather hits or other unexpected circumstances arise. Make sure to check the relevant websites before the date of the event.)

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第32回 関門海峡花火大会 (lit.: The 32nd Kanmon Straits Fireworks Display)
- Period: Tuesday, 13 August (*Cancelled in the event of stormy weather / Schedule will go ahead come rain or shine)
- Prepared fireworks: Approx. 15,000
- Venue: In the vicinity of Nishi-Kaigan (West Coast) Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-shi
- Related site (Kanmon Straits Fireworks Display Official Website): Here!

第32回 精霊流し花火大会 (Lit.: The 32nd Shōrō Nagashi Fireworks Display)
- Period: Thursday, 15 August (*To be postponed in case of rain or strong wind: 19 August)
- Prepared fireworks: Approx. 2,000
- Venue: Marinatown Beach Park (Atagohama)
- Related site (姪友会 Meiyuukai): Here!

第14回 みやこ町夏まつり (lit.: The 14th Miyako-machi Summer Matsuri)
- Period: Saturday 17th August (*Rescheduled due to rain: 18 August)
- Prepared fireworks: Approx. 1,000
- Venue: サン・グレートみやこ前特設会場 (Special stage in front of the Sun-Great Miyako)
- Related site (Miyako-machi): Here!

甘木川花火大会 流灌頂法要会 (lit.: Amagigawa Fireworks Festival)
- Period: Saturday 24 August (*Rescheduled due to rain: 25 August, Back-up date: 28 August)
- Prepared fireworks: Approx. 4,000
- Venue: lower reaches of the Amagi-bashi, Koishiwara river
- Related site (Asakura City): Here

第47回 祭りなかがわ (lit.: The 47th Matsuri Nakagawa)
- Saturday 24 August (*Rescheduled due to rain: 25 August)
- Prepared fireworks: Approx. 4,000
- Venue: Kajiwara Sports Hiroba & Antoku-Minami Elementary School Ground (Nakagawa City)
- Related site (Nakagawa City): Here!

第35回 遠賀町夏まつり (The 35th Onga-machi Summer Festival)
- Period: Saturday 24 August (*The event will be cancelled for rain / storms)
- Prepared fireworks: Approx. 3,000
- Venue: Onga Sports Park (ground)
- Related site (Onga-machi): Here

夏まつりあさくら (lit.: Summer Matsuri Asakura)
- Period: Saturday 31st August
- Prepared fireworks: Approx. 1,000
- Venue: Tanakanohama Ground (at the right bank, downstream area of Chikugogawa River Asaha Bridge)
- Related site (Asakura City): Here!

行橋夏まつり こすもっぺ (lit.: Yukuhashi Summer Matsuri Cosmoppe)
- Saturday 31 August (*Changes to the schedule or the possibility of cancellation depend on the weather)
- Prepared fireworks: Approx. 2,500
- Venue: around the banks of Imagawa River
- Related site (Yukuhashi City): Here!
* Please be aware that firework schedules might change and events may even be cancelled due to the weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Please be sure to check the relevant website in advance.

* Reference: Fukuoka Prefecture Tourist Association Official Website: CROSSROAD FUKUOKA (https://www.crossroadfukuoka.jp/)

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