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Sakata Fireworks Festival Tour 2024

Limited to only three days in August, have a once-in-a-lifetime experience with fireworks

Appreciate the annual Sakata Fireworks Festival to its fullest; observe the creation of fireworks by the firework artisans, add the finishing touches of the fireworks yourself, and watch the spectacular Sakata fireworks display above the Mogami river. Enjoying the cuisine and sights guided by your English-speaking guide-interpreter each day, take in this three-day tour showcasing the highlights of Sakata City and the Sakata Fireworks festival.

Tour at a glance

Inclusions

What this tour includes

Exclusions

Cost

¥145,000 (per person for a group of two participants sharing one room)

¥165,000 (for solo travelers, with a solo occupancy room)

Minimum number of participants

10 people
The tour may be cancelled if the minimum number of participants is not reached at least one month prior to the tour.

Maximum number of participants

20 people

Tour Length

3 Days, 2 Nights

Tour availability

Friday August 2nd – Sunday August 4th 2024

Meeting Location

Shonai Airport or Sakata Station

Please let us know if you need us to arrange your transport to the meeting location (additional fees apply).

Important notes

It is recommended you make a reservation request 1 month in advance of your desired tour date.
Experience availability may vary. Reserve to confirm availability.

Please note that the fireworks display may be cancelled depending on the weather. In this case, we will refund the amount equivalent to the cost of your tickets and seats for the fireworks.

Sample Itinerary

Friday August 2nd
Meet at Shonai Airport or Sakata Station
Fireworks workshop visit and experience adding the finishing touches of the fireworks
Check in to hotel
Dinner at a delicious sushi restaurant

Saturday August 3rd
Breakfast at hotel
Sanno Club traditional craft exhibition and experience
Lunch at one of the first restaurants to adopt Western culture during the Taisho era. Set in a building built in the Meiji and Taisho periods, this restaurant specializes in pasta.
Visit Homma Museum of Art, featuring a gorgeous Japanese villa and Japanese garden
Watch the Sakata fireworks display while enjoying a bento box prepared by a traditional ryotei

Sunday August 4th
Breakfast at hotel
Check out of hotel
Oranda Senbei factory tour and experience
Shopping at Sankyo-Soko Rice Storehouses
Lunch at Sakata port
View a maiko geisha performance
Part with your guide at Shonai Airport or Sakata Station

Reservations

You can send a booking inquiry below. After we receive your inquiry, we will confirm if we can accommodate your group and tour dates and contact you from there. 

Cancelation Policy

Our cancellation policy for this tour is below. Cancellation fees may vary according to exceptional circumstances. 

Please note that the fireworks display may be cancelled depending on the weather. In this case, we will refund the amount equivalent to the cost of your tickets and seats for the fireworks.

21 days or more before date of tour

No penalty

20 days to 8 days before date of tour

20% of total price

7 days to 2 days before date of tour​

30% of total price

1 day before date of tour

40% of total price

Day of the tour

50% of total price

After start of tour or no-show

100% of total price