Osaka Prefecture, Let's enjoy Plum Festival at Expo’70 Commemorative Park♪
The Plum Blossom Season Has Arrived at Last!
Expo’70 Commemorative Park, in Osaka, is a lovely place overflowing with natural beauty. No matter the season, it is a place where you can enjoy beautiful flowers and trees.
Taking a leisurely walk through the park on a clear day is one of life’s finer pleasures.
This year’s plum festival will be held on February 18th, in Expo’70 Commemorative Park’s Natural Culture Park and Japanese garden.
The Natural Culture Park features around 600 plum trees of around 120 different varieties, while the Japanese garden has around 80 plum trees of 40 varieties. In both locations, you can enjoy a variety of plum blossoms, in colors like white, pink, and red.
Various events are scheduled during the festival period.
【February 24th-March 18th】
・Sales of plum-related products
【March 4th and 11th】
・Special lecture on “Nose Puppet Theatre,” originated in Osaka Prefecture’s Nose Town. Rhythmical dancing of dolls.
【Held Daily During Event Period】
・Japanese garden’s “Hanan” and “Banrian” teahouses are opened for the event
・Sweets and matcha available in teahouse “Hanan.” (Fees applicable)
Basic information on Osaka Prefecture, Plum Festival at Expo’70 Commemorative Park
Osaka Prefecture, Plum Festival at Expo’70 Commemorative Park
- Senri Bampaku Koen, Suita City, Osaka[MAP]
- Right outside of Expo Memorial Park Station and Park East Exit Station
- Event Period
- February 17th - March 18th, 2017
- 9:30 am - 5:00 pm (Last admission 4:30 pm)
- Admission Fee
- High school students and older 250 yen. Elementary and junior high school students 70 yen.
(Includes Natural Culture Park and Japanese Garden)