January 2018


Events in January 2018

Memorial Spring Festival Illumination The event is hold to commemorate 155th year of opening of Yokohama port. Chinatown will be lit by street lanterns from 16:00 to 24:00. Nov 1(Wed) to
Feb 28(Wed)
Yokohama Chinatown
Lake Toya Illumination Street Shopping street is decorated with more than 12,000 of little lanterns, to bring the resort fantastic nights. Time: from sunset to 22:00. Nov 1(Wed) to
Mar 31(Sat)
Toyako Hot Spring
Lake Toya Illumination Tunnel There is a 70-meter long illumination tunnel around Lake Toya, creating a fairy tale world. Hokkaido wears the winter season so well, and the illumination is the perfect accompaniment for the Christmas season. Time: 19:00 to 22:00. Nov 10(Fri) to
Mar 4(Sun)
Toyako Hot Spring
Sapporo White Illumination The tress around Sapporo Odori Park and Sapporo Ekimae-dori are decorated with approximately 370,000 of lighting, creating brilliant works of art that liven up the entire area and bring a romantic night to Sapporo. Nov 24(Fri) to
Mar 14(Wed)
Sapporo Odori Park
Ice Monster Illumination All trees will be covered with snow and ice and they just look like monsters. It only appears in very few mountains in the world. Ice Monster will be illuminated from 17:00 to 21:00 during the event. Adult 2,600 ye, Child 1,300 yen. Dec 3(Sat) to
Mar 4(Sun)
Jizo Mountain
Nachi Falls Illumination You can enjoy the fantasy world of Nachi Falls provided by the lightning from evening to sunrise. Dec 31(Sun) to
Jan 1(Mon)
Nachi Falls
New Year event There will be spectacular hawk presentations and shows, traditional tea ceremonies, and traditional Japanese New Year toy experience. Visitors also can enjoy seasonal flowers and a serene, relaxing atmosphere. Jau 2(Tue) and 3 (Wed) Tokyo
Hamarikyu Gardens
Dontosai Festival Worshippers bring their New Year's decorations to be burned in a large bonfire and pray for good health, good fortune and the well-being of their families. Hadakamairi (men dressed only in loincloths marching to the shrine) is the highlight. Jan 14(Sun) Miyagi
Osaki Hachiman Shrine
Ice Festival Many ice statues and objects are colourfully illuminated, and fireworks are displayed on weekends. Events held include a dance of the Ainu, Yosakoi Soran team, and taiko. Jan 25(Thu) to
Mar 18(Sun)
Soun-kyo Gorge
Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival Ice sculptures that have a brilliant blue color during the day and are colorfully illuminated at night. Visitors can also enjoy ice slides, horseback riding, food, fireworks displays, ice weddings, free flower service, Japanese drum performances, etc. Jan 26(Fri) to
Feb 18(Sun)
Lake Shikotsu
Tokachigawa Swan Festival Sairinka It is a fantastic, unique winter event featuring light objects of all sizes and colors. The snow-covered ground, the night sky filled with twinkling stars combine to take visitors to a new world of fantasy. Jan 27Sat) to
Feb 25(Sun)
Tokachigawa Hot Sping