Traditional events

Traditional events (Tamba)

Yagi-cho Fireworks and Lantern Festival

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This fireworks festival began after the war in 1947 as a kind of dream for people living in extreme poverty because of Japan's defeat. About 1,000 lanterns are floated on the surface of the river and a gorgeous fireworks display lights up the sky. This festival attracts many people, including people from Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe, and people returning home for the Obon holiday.

Date :
August 14(Spare day: August 18)
Place :
On the riverbed of Oi-River
Geting There :
Take the JR Sagano Line to Yagi Station. It is a 10-minute walk from there.
Information :
Yagi-cho Chamber of Commerce 0771-42-5380

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