Apr. May. Jun.

Hahagawa firefly festival. Jun.

During the festival, the fantastic light of Genji fireflies can be seen from Takase-boat, and night stalls will be set up only on the first day of the festival.

The Hahagawa Firefly Festival was started by volunteer activities of local people for the purpose of preserving Genji fireflies in the Haha River and promoting it to people inside and outside the town. It may be canceled due to rain or the amount of river water level.

Event schedule

Date and Time
sat,01.06.2024 ~sat,08.06.2024
Kaiyo-cho Takazono Riverbed of the Haha river
15-20 minutes by walk from Asa Coast Railway Kaifu Station
Takase boat boarding fee
Adults: 500 yen / Elementary and junior high school students: 200 yen
Due to capacity, only 100 tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
*Numbered tickets will be distributed from 6:30 p.m. on the day of the event.
*Please note that the Takase Boat schedule may change depending on weather and river conditions.
  • They will kindly teach you how to make a bamboo boat.

  • You can watch fireflies on a Takase boat

  • Genji fireflies are flying!

  • Bamboo lanterns are also displayed and sold.


Saturday, June 1th
Night stalls will be open from 6:00 pm.
5 stores are scheduled to open.
●There are also classes on bamboo-leaf boats and bamboo flutes (free of charge).

During the festival, the following accommodations in Kaiyo Town will provide transportation to and from the Firefly Festival site.
Please check with your accommodation.

Click here for a map of the Firefly Festival venue and parking lot

Event information

Takazono Kaiyo Town, Kaifu District, Tokushima Prefecture
Telephone number
0884-76-3050 (Kaiyo Town Tourism Association)
By car/ About 2 hours from Tokushima IC to Muroto/Kochi via Route 11 → Route 55
15-minute walk from Kaifu Station on public transportation/Asa Coast Railway