The entirety of Kanegasaki Ryokuchi Park, which faces Tsuruga Port, is illuminated during this event. In addition to brick warehouses and former port stations being lit up, the trees lining the roads are also illuminated. Other light attractions include bright corridors of lights and shining train cars!
This retro port town becomes enveloped in a fantastical atmosphere, making it a perfect location for romantic strolls.
The battle for Christmas business has already begun in the sweets industry. During this season, I was invited to Imperial Hotel Osaka for the unveiling of their Christmas cakes, so I went for a visit!
White Christmas in KaruizawaRead Later
White Christmas in Karuizawa began as a hand-made illumination started and made by several women. That group has since broadened, and now that illumination is the main event of Karuizawa’s Winter Festival!
The core program, “Osaka Festival of Lights,” unites Osaka’s many areas into one through glittering lights. In 2017, the Osaka Festival of Lights will span all the way from the City Hall to Nakanoshima Park.
2017 Sendai Pageant of StarlightRead Later
2017 will mark the 32st anniversary of the Pageant of Starlight. Each year 600,000 lights, called Starlight Leaves, illuminate the trees that line downtown Sendai’s Jozenji-Dori.
1.4 million colorful lights warmly greet visitors to the Okinawa Children’s World Zoo and Museum. The celebration’s main event, “Lights, Snow, and Fireworks Super laser beam,” will be upgraded, and the park also features other events such as a “Horror Night Zombie Area” and a large Santa Claus in the middle of the lake!
TOKIWA Fantasia 2017Read Later
Tokiwa Park’s winter illumination is the largest scale illumination event in western Japan. Under the premise of cooperative design, the Tokiwa illumination allows companies, schools, and other organizations to participate in designing the illuminations.
Eight different buildings of the Yamate Seiyoukan are decorated with lights and illuminated for Christmas, and these western-style houses are decorated to represent Christmas celebrations around the world. In addition to decorating the houses according to Christmas customs for eight different countries, various other events are also held, such as illuminations, candle gardens, and concerts.