Kihoku Lantern Festival
This “common feature of summer” takes place on Saturday in late July. Volunteers from children to grandparents devote more than half a year to prepare the props. Huge lantern more than 10m tall and colorful fireworks are worth seeing. Saiun Kujaku which looks like peacock showing off tail is a local unique fireworks. The huge lantern advances spectacularly so it is also called “Nebuta festival on the sea”.
How to get here
From Kiinagashima IC about 10 minutes
Kihoku Lantern Festival execution committee