The procession of dozens of large nebuta floats, featuring brave floats and hayashi music with haneto dancers shouting, “Rassera,” light up the summer nights.
Anyone can put on a costume and participate in the festival, which runs along a 3.1 km long course at night on August 2-6 and during the day on August 7. An ocean procession and fireworks festival are held on the night of August 7.
|Date||2017/08/02 - 2017/08/07 (August 1 is the festival eve)|
|Time||○ August 1
Evening before festival: 18:00 until around 21:00 (Venue: special stage at Aoi Umi Park)
69th Asamushi Onsen Fireworks Festival: 19：00 until around 20:40 (Venue: Asamushi Onsen)
Children's nebuta (11-12 floats scheduled)/ Large nebuta (15 floats scheduled) procession: 19：10-21：00
Large nebuta procession (18-22 floats scheduled): 19:10～21:00
* Prizes for nebuta and other awards announced on the 6th.
Large nebuta procession (18 floats scheduled): 13:00-15：00
63rd Aomori Fireworks Festival and Nebuta ocean procession: 19:15 until around 21:00 (Venue: Aomori Port)
|Location (venue)||National Route 4, National Route 7, and around Shinmachi Street|
|Price||Paid admission. Special reserved gallery seating from August 2-6: 3,000 yen; August 7: Daytime: 3,000 yen, Daytime + evening: 7,000 yen; City-run parking gallery seating is 2,600 yen (unreserved)|
|Category||Bravery, Traditional performing arts|
Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.