Hotaruika (Firefly squid) Festival In Spring

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Hotaruika (Firefly squid) festival is held in spring (late April) where you can fully enjoy the seasonal firefly squid. It includes food and beverage booths which serve  tempura, boiled, or other firefly dishes, and plenty of interesting events, such as a big-eater contest of firefly squid, scooping live firefly squid, and throwing firefly squid eyeballs contest.
This is an event that you can enjoy watching, eating and playing with firefly squid.

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 Schedule

Late April

 Place

 Hotaruika (Firefly squid) museum and surroundings

 Access to the venue

10-minute walk from either Ainokaze Toyama Railway Namerikawa Station, or Toyama Chiho Railway Namerikawa Station

 Parking lot available

Roadside station "Wave Park Namerikawa"

 Organizer

WAVE Namerikawa Co., Ltd.

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