Light event in winter [冬(ふゆ)のイルミネーションイベント]

Many light events such as Christmas lights are held all over Japan in winter.


You can enjoy fantastic lights all over Tokyo in winter, for example, Marunouchi Illumination in Marunouchi, Midtown Christmas in Roppongi Midtown. And Tokyo Tower[東京タワー] and Tokyo Skytree[東京スカイツリー] are lit up with special and unusual lights.

Marunouchi Illumination
Marunouchi Illumination

Midtown Christmas at Roppongi Midtown
Midtown Christmas at Roppongi Midtown

Tokyo Tower view from Keyaki-zaka
Roppongi Hills Artelligent Christmas 2016
Roppongi Hills Artelligent Christmas 2016

Odaiba Illuination "YAKEI"
Odaiba Illumination "YAKEI"

Tokyo Skytree with ’Candle Tree' lightingTokyo Skytree with ’Champagne Tree' lighting
Tokyo Skytree illuminated with special lighting
(Left: 'Candle Tree'   Right:'Champagne Tree')



Kobe Luminarie[神戸ルミナリエ] is the most famous light festival in Japan. That is held every December since 1995 to commemorate the victims of the Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquake[阪神淡路大震災(はんしんあわじだいしんさい)](in 1995).


Kōbe Luminarie video by Kyodo News



In Huis Ten Bosch[ハウステンボス], that is a theme park featuring the Netherlands, in Sasebo[佐世保(させぼ)] City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Light Kingdom[光の王国(ひかりのおうこく)] is held. That is the light event used world's largest number of light bulbs. You can enjoy colorful lights with the town and street like Netherlands.


Light Kingdom at Huis Ten Bosch Video by Huis Ten Bosch Official





The main light events are as follows;

  • SENDAI Pageant of Starlight (Sendai City, Miyagi)
    SENDAI Pageant of StarlightSENDAI Pageant of Starlight

  • Flower Fantasy at Ashikaga Flower Park (Ashikaga City, Tochigi)

  • Winter Illumination at Country Farm Tokyo German Village (Sodegaura City, Chiba)
    Winter Illumination at Country Farm Tokyo German VillageWinter Illumination at Country Farm Tokyo German Village

  • Sagamiko Illumillion at Sagamiko Resort Pleasure Forest (Sagamihara City, Kanagawa)

  • Illumination of Nabana no Sato (Kuwana City, Mie)
    Illumination of Nabana no SatoIllumination of Nabana no Sato

  • Kyoto Illumiere (Nantan City, Kyoto)

  • Festival of the Lights in OSAKA (Osaka City)
    Wall Tapestry of Festival of the Lights in OSAKAWall Tapestry of Festival of the Lights in OSAKA

  • Winter Fantasy at Sanuki Mannō Park (Mannō Town, Kagawa)





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