The city of Suwa is a very popular destination to watch fireworks during the Hanabi (Japanese fireworks) season. Since the fireworks are launched from Lake Suwa locals and Tourists reserve their spots along the shore well before the launch. The festival is held the middle of August and is one of the largest display in Japan.
The Geyser Museum and Foot Onsen are located along the shore of lake Suwa. You can relax with your feet bathing in the hot thermal water wile enjoying the views offered by the lake. A release of hot thermal water (geyser) is scheduled every hour at the museum.