Festivals in Namerikawa

The festivals to be held in Namerikawa City are introduced here.

Hotaruika (Firefly squid) Festival in spring

ホタルイカ祭りの様子

It is a festival that you can see, touch and eat seasonal Hotaruika (firefly squid) in spring to welcome the firefly squid season.

Timing of the event

 End of April

Place of the event

 Surroundings of the Hotaruika (firefly squid) Museum (410 Nakagawara, Namerikawa City, Toyama Prefecture)

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Hanashobu (Iris) Festival

花しょうぶまつりの様子

  From the middle to the late of June, Hanashobu flowers (Iris) are at their best in the Gyoden Park. About 40,000 Hanashobu flowers of 88 kinds are blooming beautifully to attract many visitors every year.

Period of the event

Mid to late June

Location

Gyoden Park (Gyoden, Kami-Koizumi, Namerikawa City, Toyama Prefecture)

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Furusato Ryugu Matsuri (Hometown Ryugu Festival)

ふるさと龍宮まつりの様子

  This is the largest festival in Namerikawa, being held for two days in July, where all the citizens of Namerikawa join. On the first evening, Namerikawa City's traditional arts "Niikawa Kodaijin" are performed. On the second evening, "Fireworks Display on the Sea" is held to see the fireworks shooting up from the sea, including the largest size fireworks in Toyama with 36 inches in diameter. At the venue, you can enjoy a variety of events on stage and local gourmet.

Period of the event

Mid July

Place of the event

 Hotaruika (firefly squid) Museum (410 Nakagawara, Namerikawa City, Toyama Prefecture) and surroundings

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Vietnam Lantern Festival in Namerikawa City

ベトナム・ランタン祭りの様子

It is a festival held on two nights in August, where the culture of Vietnam and the culture of old city street (former post town) are attractively mixed. Approximately 300 colorful lanterns are displayed around the former Miyazaki Brewery. Being bathed in the mystical lights, you can enjoy a trial experience of Vietnamese national costume "Ao Zai", Vietnamese ethnic music concert, and Vietnamese cuisine. 

Period of the event

 Mid-August

Location

 The former Miyazaki Brewery Company and surroundings (1860 Sewamachi, Namerikawa City, Toyama Prefecture)

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