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http://hanabi.walkerplus.com/detail/fw0094.html

there's a link for the season, updates to be posted on the 14th (it currently has the 2011 info.)

Your Fireworks festival season runs through the summer, primarily in July and August.  Buy a blue plastic sheet for the ground and take the opportunity to wear a yukata and drink heavily in public while eating over-priced food. 

Or conversly, buy cheap power rangers or kitty-chan themed goods.  There's also bound to be a lot of stalls selling EXILE, l'arc en Ciel or AKB48 clear files and book covers.  Whatever floats your boat!

All proceeds benefit the yakuza.


It's in Japanese, but it should be clear after some face scrunching:
開催日時             DATE/TIME
     2011å¹´7月23æ—¥(土)
        19:30~21:00
悪天の場合            RAIN DATE
      小雨決行(荒天の場合は7月24æ—¥(æ—¥)に延期)
開催場所              PLACE
     Ã§Â¬â€ºÃ¥ÂÂ¹Ã¥Â·ÂÃ¤Â¸â€¡Ã¥Å â€ºÃ¥Â¤Â§Ã¦Â©â€¹Ã¤Â¸â€¹Ã¦ÂµÂ

I'm sure jesse will tell me if I've read this wrong.
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http://hanabi.walkerplus.com/list/yamanashi.html

here is the link for a clearer list
and translated below:

   Ã¦ËœÂ¨Ã¥Â¹Â´Ã£ÂÂ®Ã©â€“‹å‚¬æ—¥  大会名  エリア名  打ち上げ数 
   DATE           Name    AREA      How many bleeding fire-bombs

 2011å¹´7月23æ—¥(土)Yamanashi City (manriki Koen)  山梨市 ç´„3000発
 2011å¹´7月30æ—¥(土) KOBUCHIZAWA八ヶ岳ホースショーinこぶちさわ 北杜市 2000発
 2011å¹´8月1æ—¥(月) YAMANAKAKO 山中湖報湖祭 山中湖村 8000発
 2011å¹´8月2æ—¥(火)SAIKO 西湖竜宮祭(サイコリュウグウサイ) 富士河口湖町 700発
 2011å¹´8月3æ—¥(æ°´) MOTOSUKO 本栖湖神湖祭 富士河口湖町 1000発
 2011å¹´8月4æ—¥(木) SHOJIKO  精進湖涼湖祭 富士河口湖町 500発
 2011å¹´8月5æ—¥(金) KAWAGUCHIKO 河口湖湖上祭 富士河口湖町 未定
 2011å¹´8月6æ—¥(土) HOKUTO北杜ふるさと祭り 北杜市 1000発
 2011å¹´8月7æ—¥(æ—¥) ICHIKAWA!!!!市川三郷町ふるさと夏まつり 第23回神明の花火大会 市川三郷町 ç´„2万発
 2011å¹´8月8æ—¥(月) OSHINO (near Yamanakako)第34回忍野八海祭り 忍野村 3888発
 2011å¹´8月15æ—¥(月)NAMBU 南部の火祭り 南部町 5000発
 2011å¹´8月16æ—¥(火) NIRASAKI 夏の武田の里まつり 「武田陣没将士供養会・花火大会」 韮崎市 ç´„5000発
 2011å¹´8月20æ—¥(土)21æ—¥(æ—¥)FUJIYOSHIDA 第25回富士急ハイランド納涼花火大会 富士吉田市   
 2011å¹´8月21æ—¥(æ—¥) FUEFUKI 笛吹市夏まつり第47回石和温泉花火大会 笛吹市 未定
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I can't waittttt for hanabi season!! Everyone got their yukatas ready??

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Damn, I'm going to miss Ichikawa this year (and most of the other ones)....oh well, at least I'll be around for Manriki Koen. Hopefully some people will want to meet up for that one.
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 Summer Fireworks Festival
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2012, 07:39:28 AM »
I just moved to yamanashi thanks soooo much for this
Info ive never been to hanabi in Japan so
Im really excited I bought a yukata yesterday
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Woah that is such a long list I wish I could do them
All
Can anyone tell me which are the really can't miss
Matsuri?

Also is this tanabatta?

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This isn't Tanabata, that is later in the year.
I think the key to working out which one to go to depends on your location.
However, the last figure in each line is tells you "How many bleeding fire-bombs" as Kelly puts it, so that is a good indication of how big the festival is.

Most people like to go to Yamanashi Shi and Isawa (not on the list) as they are on the Chuo Line.
Ichikawa is popular too as it is the biggest.

The ones by the fuji five lakes are popular with people with easy access to them.

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This isn't Tanabata, that is later in the year.

Most people like to go to Yamanashi Shi and Isawa (not on the list) as they are on the Chuo Line.
Ichikawa is popular too as it is the biggest.

Tanabata is July 7th. This Saturday.

Also...pretty sure Isawa is on the list?  :?

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Im assuming that the same dates for last year 2011 still apply for 2012?

I want to go see Fireworks!!
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Tanabata is July 7th. This Saturday.


I'm assuming the stuff in Kofu is still happening in the evening even though it's a Saturday this year. Anyone in Kofu want to confirm/deny/add more information?

For those of you who haven't been, it's a good chance to wear a yukata if you want.

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  2012å¹´7月7日(土)  Ã¥Â¯Å’士山・河口湖山開きまつり花火大会 南都留郡富士河口湖町  Ã§Â´â€ž2000発
  2012å¹´7月28日(土) 第55回笛吹川県下納涼花火大会 山梨市 ç´„3000発
  2012å¹´8月1日(水)  Ã¥Â±Â±Ã¤Â¸Â­Ã¦Â¹â€“報湖祭  Ã¥Ââ€”都留郡山中湖村  Ã§Â´â€ž8000発
  2012å¹´8月2日(木)  Ã¨Â¥Â¿Ã¦Â¹â€“竜宮祭 南都留郡富士河口湖町  700発
  2012å¹´8月3日(金)  Ã¦Å“¬æ –湖神湖祭  Ã¥Ââ€”都留郡富士河口湖町  1000発
   2012å¹´8月4日(土)  Ã§Â²Â¾Ã©â‚¬Â²Ã¦Â¹â€“涼湖祭  Ã¥Ââ€”都留郡富士河口湖町  500発
  2012å¹´8月5日(日)  Ã§Â¬Â¬4回北杜ふるさと祭り 北杜市 1000発
   2012å¹´8月7æ—¥(火)  Ã¥Â¸â€šÃ¥Â·ÂÃ¤Â¸â€°Ã©Æ’·ç”ºãµã‚‹ã•ã¨å¤ã¾ã¤ã‚Š 第24回神明の花火大会 西八代郡市川三郷町 ç´„2万発
  2012å¹´8月11日(土)、12日(日)、13日(月)、14日(火)、15日(水)、16日(木)、17日(金)、18日(土)、19日(日) 富士急ハイランド花火大会  Ã¥Â¯Å’士吉田市  
   2012å¹´8月15日(水) 南部の火祭り  Ã¥Ââ€”巨摩郡南部町 5000発
   2012å¹´8月16日(木) 夏の武田の里まつり 「武田陣没将士供養会・花火大会」  Ã©Å¸Â®Ã¥Â´Å½Ã¥Â¸â€š
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I had a look at those the other day, and I'm wondering if they're actually correct because the dates are exactly the same as last year, and Ichikawadaimon is on a Tuesday. =/

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I had a look at those the other day, and I'm wondering if they're actually correct because the dates are exactly the same as last year, and Ichikawadaimon is on a Tuesday. =/

I believe Ichikawadaimon is always on the same date (regardless of the day), but if I'm wrong someone please correct me.

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From what I understand, Ichikawadaimon is always 8/7. Cuz it's Ha(chi)- Na(na)- (You)Bi. So yeah, Beth (and the info sheet) would be correct.

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I thought I posted it yesterday but yes the Ichikawa fireworks is always on the same date - 8/7.

For the newbies this is the one not to miss, it's by far the biggest and best in Yamanashi.

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Thanks for telling me 3 times, guys!  :roll:

Kinda lame it's on a Tuesday, oh well though. Definitely still going!  :-D

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I thought I posted it yesterday but yes the Ichikawa fireworks is always on the same date - 8/7.

For the newbies this is the one not to miss, it's by far the biggest and best in Yamanashi.

Where is the best place to view that without having to hassle excessive traffic?

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I thought I posted it yesterday but yes the Ichikawa fireworks is always on the same date - 8/7.

For the newbies this is the one not to miss, it's by far the biggest and best in Yamanashi.

Where is the best place to view that without having to hassle excessive traffic?

I don't think there is. You're best off meeting up with the rest of the YETI people at Kofu Sta. and taking the train. Plus, Fred always seems to get a good spot on the riverside for all the YETI people.
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I have heard that staying away from the river/parking somewhat in the mountains is better...and then you could always pull the "dad" manoever and leave during the finale.
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I don't think there is. You're best off meeting up with the rest of the YETI people at Kofu Sta. and taking the train. Plus, Fred always seems to get a good spot on the riverside for all the YETI people.

There are people meeting at Kofu station?

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I have heard that staying away from the river/parking somewhat in the mountains is better...and then you could always pull the "dad" manoever and leave during the finale.

I might do that if the weather is good and the display is visible from a farther vantage point. I also have not heard of any YETI gathering for it and would prefer driving anyway.

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I have heard that staying away from the river/parking somewhat in the mountains is better...and then you could always pull the "dad" manoever and leave during the finale.

I might do that if the weather is good and the display is visible from a farther vantage point. I also have not heard of any YETI gathering for it and would prefer driving anyway.

In theory it's possible to drive to the event but I would only suggest it as a very very very last option. Even after you run around looking for somewhere to park for a long time you'll still have to deal with some of the longest/least fun traffic of your life. Under no circumstance should you drive if your car doesn't have AC lol.

People can disagree with me but I think that this is the busiest event of the whole year in Yamanashi.
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I thought I posted it yesterday but yes the Ichikawa fireworks is always on the same date - 8/7.

For the newbies this is the one not to miss, it's by far the biggest and best in Yamanashi.

Where is the best place to view that without having to hassle excessive traffic?

I don't think there is. You're best off meeting up with the rest of the YETI people at Kofu Sta. and taking the train. Plus, Fred always seems to get a good spot on the riverside for all the YETI people.

You probably want to check with him to make sure he'll be doing it. I know he's going to the US this summer, but I don't know his travel dates.