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The 70th Ocean Day Nagoya Port Festival Fireworks
The fireworks show (featuring around 3,000 fireworks) synonymous with summer at Nagoya Port held on the Umi no Hi (Ocean Day) national holiday, the last day of the Ocean Day Nagoya Port Festival. When: Mon. 18 Jul. (19: Protected content . Fireworks will still be held in rain, but cancelled in the event of stormy weather.
Where: Nagoya Port (名古屋港), around the Garden Pier (ガーデンふ頭) area.
Access: A short walk from Nagoya Port Station (名古屋港駅) on the Meiko Subway Line (地下鉄名港線). Recommended viewing spots are Wharf 2 and 3 in front of the Port Building (ポートビル) or on the green space south of the Port of Nagoya Aquarium (名古屋港水族館). Website: Protected content (Japanese)
Nagoya-Oktoberfest Protected content
Over 6 million people attend the world's biggest beer festival in Munich, Germany which started over Protected content ago. The 5th Nagoya Oktoberfest will be here for 17 days. Last year, over 120,000 attendees came to the festival to enjoy German beers, wines, authentic sausages, and a German folk band from Munich performing daily to recreate a true Oktoberfest atmosphere. This year's event will see the return of beers of the Paulaner Brewery (one of the 6 official breweries of the Munich Oktoberfest), the debut of Licher, Bischofshof and Weihen- stephan (with a history of over 1,000 years), as well as grilled whole mackerel and more!
When: From Fri. 8 Jul. to Sun. 24 Jul. (weekends and holidays 11: Protected content , weekdays 15: Protected content
Where: Hisaya Odori Kōen Hisaya Plaza (久屋大通公園久屋広場) and Angel Plaza (エンゼル広場) near Sakae Stn. (栄駅) on the Higashiyama or Meijo Subway Lines (地下鉄東山線・名城線). Admission: Free; Charges apply for food and drinks.
Website: Protected content (Japanese)