(5th Update) Japan Winter Illumination 2018-2019


Illumination is time for happiness and celebration. Here is the list of Illumination in Japan 2018-2019. 






Date Events Time Location Website
7 Oct - 24 Dec 18 Tokyo Mega Illumi Weekdays 18:00-22:00 
Sat, Sun and Holidays 17:00-22:00
Oi Racecourse Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo Link
Oct 7, 13, 14, 20-28
Nov 3, 4, 10, 11, 17-25
Dec 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22-24
11 Oct 18 - 17 Feb 19 Yomiuriland “Jewellumination”   Hanayashiki, Tokyo Link
13-14 Oct 18 Hachimanbori Festival 18:00-21:00 Around Hachimanbori, Shiga Link
20 Oct 18 - 6 May 19 Nabana no Sato Illumination Nabana no Sato, Mie Link
27 Oct 18 - 6 Jan 19 City Light Fantasia by NAKED - Anniversary - 27 Oct - 31 Dec 18 18:00-22:00 Nagoya TV Tower Link
1-6 Jan 19 18:00-21:00
27 Oct 18 - 5 Feb 19 Flower Fantasy - A Light Flower Garden - 16:30-21:00 Ashikaga Flower Park, Tochigi Link
(Sat, Sun and public holidays until 21:30)
(Sat and Sun, public holidays) Opening 19: 00 Performance ① 19: 30 ~ ② 20: 00 ~ ③ 20: 30 ~ ④ 21: 00 ~
27 Oct 18 - 24 Feb 19 Mother Farm’s Illumination 16:00-20:00 Mother Farm, Chiba Link
27 Oct 18 - 3 Mar 19 Reoma Winter Illumination 17:05-21:00 Reoma Resort, Kagawa Link
27 Oct 18 - 17 Mar 19 Hikari no Sumika 16:30-22:00 Toki no Sumika, Shizuoka Link
27 Oct 18 - 21 Apr 19 Kingdom of Light Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki Link
30 Oct 18 - 14 Jan 19 Saga Light Fantasy Saga Chuo-Odori, Saga Link
31 Oct - 4 Nov 18 Smart Illumination Yokohama 2018 17:30-21:30 Zou-no-hana, Yokohama Link
31 Oct - 4 Nov 18 Hakata Old Town Light-up Walk (Fukuoka) 17:30-21:00 Free entrance: Kushida Shrine, Shojoji Temple, Ichigyoji Temple, Hakata Sennen-no-mon, Katsuragi Jizo, Hakata Machiya Folk Museum, Hakata Traditional Craft and Design Museum Link
• Fee required: Kushida Shrine main hall and Shimekake Inari Shrine, Jotenji Temple, Tochoji Temple, Myorakuji Temple, Engakuji Temple, Myotenji Temple, Hongakuji Temple, Zendoji Temple, Kaigenji Temple, Ryuguji Temple
1 Nov 18 - 3 Mar 19 18:00-22:00  The crowded plaza of Toyako hot spring (on the opposite side of Toyako Manseikaku Hotel Lakeside Terrace Link
Toyako Onsen Illumination Tunnel
1 Nov 18 - 14 Feb 19 Osaka Station City Twilight   Fantasy 17:00-23:00 JR Osaka Station, Osaka Link
1 Nov 18  - 7 Apr 19 Tokyo German Village Winter Illumination 16:45-20:00 Tokyo Germany Village, Chiba Link
1 Nov 18 - 30 Apr 19 Blue Pond Light Up 1 Nov 18 - 31 Jan 19: 16:45-21:00 Blue Pond (Biei), Hokkaido Link
1-28 Feb 19: 17:30-21:00
1 Mar - 30 Apr 19: 18:00-21:00 
2 Nov 18 - 7 Jan 19 Fukui Winter Illumination Sunset - 22:00  JR Fukui Station Link
2 Nov 18 - 14 Jan 19 Kokura Illumination 17:00-22:00 Kokura, Fukuoka Link
2 Nov 18 - 3 Feb 19 Tokyo Tower City Light Fantasia 18:00-22:50 Tokyo Tower Main Observation Deck, 2nd Floor Link
2 Nov 18 - Mid Mar 19 VenusFort Illumination 2018 -Thankful HEART- 11:00-23:00 Venus Fort 2nd Floor, Tokyo Link
2 Nov 18 - 31 Mar 19 Shiroi Koibito Park Illumination Sunset  - 20:30 Shiroi Koibito Park, Hokkaido Link
3 Nov - 25 Dec 18 ATC BAYSIDE XMAS 2018 17:00-23:00 ATC - Osaka Link
3 Nov 18 - 6 Jan 19 Twin Illumination 2018 16:00-21:00 Azumino Park, Nagano Link
3 Nov 18 - 11 Feb 19 Festa Luce in Wakayama Marina City 17:00-21:00 Wakayama Marina City Porto Europe, Wakayama Link
3 Nov 18 - 11 Feb 19 Kobe Illuminage in Kobe Fruit & Flower Park 17:30-21:30 Kobe Fruit & Flower Park, Hyogo Link
3 Nov 18 - 14 Feb 19 Kurashiki Kirameki no michi 17:00-23:00 Kurashiki Mirai Park, Okayama Link
3 Nov 18 - 28 Feb 19 Yebisu Garden Place Winter Illumination  16:00-24:00 Yebisu Garden Place in Ebisu, Tokyo Link
3 Nov 18 - 31 Mar 19 Centrair Sky Illumination 17:00-22:30 4F Sky Deck, Chubu Centrair International Airport, Nagoya Link
3 Nov 18 - 31 Mar 19 Illumination in Tobu World Square 3 Nov - 21 Dec:  Tobu World Square - Nikko, Tochigi Link
Weekdays: 16:30-19:30
Weekends: 16:30-20:00
22 Dec 18 - 3 Jan 19: 16:30-20:30
4 Jan - 8 Feb 19: 16:30-19:00
9 Feb - 3 Mar 19: 17:00-19:30
9, 10, 16, 17, 21-31 Mar 19:  18:00-20:00
3 Nov 18 - 31 Mar 19 The Brightest Ever Winter Laguna Laguna Ten Bosch · Lagunasia, Nagoya Link
3 Nov 18 - 7 Apr 19 Sagamiko Illumillion  5 Nov-21 Dec 18 (Weekdays), 7 Jan 19 - 7 Apr 19 16:00-21:00 Sagamiko Resort Pleasure Forest, Kanagawa  Holiday: Link
Jan: 9/10/16/17/23/24/30/31
Feb: 6/7/13/14/20/21/27/28
3 Nov 18 - 14 Jan 19 (Weekends, Holiday), 22 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 16:00-21:30 Mar: 6/7/13/14
4 Nov 18 - 31 Jan 19 Midosuji Illumination 17.00-23.00 Hanshin-mae to Namba-Nishiguchi, Osaka Link
5 Nov  - 25 Dec 18 Keyakizaka Illumination 17:00-23:00 Roppongi, Tokyo Link
7 Nov 18 - 17 Feb 19 Tokyo Dome City Winter Lights Garden 16:00-24:00 Tokyo Dome City, Tokyo Link
7 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Roppongi Hills Christmas 2018 17:30-23:00 Roppongi Station, Tokyo Link
7 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Omotesando Hills Christmas 2018 with Panasonic Beauty 11: 00-23: 00  Omotesando Hills, Tokyo Link
8 Nov 18 - 14 Feb 19 Yurakucho Marion Illuminations 16:30-24:05  Yurakucho Marion Harumi Street Square Link
8 Nov 18 - 17 Feb 19 Marunouchi Illumination 2018 17:30-23:00 a short walk from Tokyo Station Marunouchi Exit Link
(17:00-24:00 in December)
8 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Disney Christmas Tokyo Disney Sea Link
8 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Marunouchi Bright Christmas 2018  Marunouchi Bldg , Shin-Marunouchi Bldg, Brick Square, Tokyo Link
8 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Grand Wish Christmas 2018 Grand Front Osaka Link
8 Nov - 25 Dec 18 TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN Dream Christmas 2018 16:00-24:00  Tokyo Sky Tree Link
8 Nov 18 - 6 Jan 19 Meguro River Minna no Illumi 2018  17:00-22:00 Gotanda Fureai Waterside Square, Meguro river roadside Link
8 Nov 18 - 9 Jan 19 City of Light - Hakata 17:00-24:00 JR Hakata Station, Fukuoka Link
8 Nov 18 -24 Feb 19 Umeda ★ Ice Link Tsurun Tsurun Weekdays: 12:00-20:30 Umekita, Osaka Link
Weekends: 11:00-20:00



Date
Events Time Location Website
9 Nov 18 - 14 Jan 19 Flower Illumination 2018 *Holiday Tottori Hanakairo Flower Park, Tottori Link
4 Dec, 18 Dec, 8 Jan
17:30-21:00
9 Nov 18 - 17 Feb 19 Namba Hikaritabi 2018 17:00-24:00 Namba Skyo, Namba Parks, Namba City, Carnival Mall, Swissotel Nankai - Osaka Link
9 Nov 18 - 28 Feb 19 Mystical Island 2018  Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, Yokohama Link
9 Nov 18 - 3 Mar 19 Kaiyukan Illuminations 17:00-22:00 Kaiyukan Aquarium, Osaka Link
10 Nov 18 - 6 Jan 19 Tamacenter Illumination 2018 16:30-22:30 In front of Tama Center Station, Tokyo Link
10 Nov 18 - 14 Jan 19 Bihoku Illumination 17:30-21:00 National Bishoku Hillside Park, Hiroshima Link
10 Nov 18 - 14 Feb 19 Saitama Shintoshin Keiki Hiroba Illumination 2018-19 FANTASTIC CARNIVAL ~ MagicBox ~ 17:00-24:00 Saitama Super Arena Link
10 Nov - 25 Dec 18 STAR ​​AQUARIUM - Bright Christmas - Directed BY NAKED Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa, Tokyo Link
10 Nov 18 - 3 Mar 19 White Lantasia Night Illumination Seibu Amusement Park Opening hours: 16:00-21:00  Seibu Amusement Park, Saitama Link
Lighting time: 17:00-21:00
10 Nov - 7 Jan / 1 Feb - 13 Mar: Daily open
11-27 Jan: Fri-Sun and public holidays only
11 Nov 18 - 18 Jan 19 Gunma Flower Park Illumination: Fairies' Paradise Sunset - 21:00 Gunma Flower Park, Gunma Link
12 Nov 18 - 14 Feb 19 KIOI WINTER ~ Glowing Gathering 2018 ~  17:30-23:00 Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho, Tokyo Link
13 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Midtown Christmas 2018  Tokyo Midtown  Link
13 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Christmas Market in Hikari no Machi Hakata 2018 Weekdays: 17:00-23:00  JR Hataka Station plaza (Hakata exit) - Fukuoka Link
Sunday and Holidays: 12:00-23:00 
Fridays / Day before Holidays: 17:00-23:30
Saturdays: 12:00-23:30
14 Nov - 25 Dec 18 The Landmark Christmas Landmark plaza 1F “Sakata Seed Garden Square” Link
Yokohama Landmark Tower “Dockyard Garden” etc.
14 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Brilliant Blue ★ Christmas ~ Hikari to Kokoro de Tsunagu MARK IS Happiness ~ MARK IS Minato Mirai, Yokohama Link
14 Nov 18 - 14 Feb 19 Shinjuku Minami Lumi 17:00-24:00 Area of Shinjuku Station, Tokyo Link
16:30~ in December
14 Nov 18 - 14 Feb 19 HIBIYA Magic Time Illumination 17:00-24:00  Hibiya Naka Dori, Tokyo Link
15 Nov 18 - 14 Jan 19 Ibaraki Flower Park Winter Illumination 17:00-21:00 Ibaraki Flower Park Link
15 Nov 18 - 31 Jan 19 Shibuya Winter Illumination  17:00-23:00 Promenade along the Shibuya River, Tokyo Link
15 Nov 18 - 14 Feb 19 Caretta Illumination 2018  15 Nov - 31 Dec 18 17:00-23:00 Caretta Shiodome, Tokyo Link
3 Jan - 14 Feb 19 18:00-23:00
*Holiday: 1-2 Jan 19
15 Nov 18 - 28 Feb 19 OMOHARA Illumination 17:00-23:00 Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku, 6th floor Link
16 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Odaiba Illumination "YAKEI" 17:00-24:00  DECKS Tokyo Beach, 3F Seaside Deck (Odaiba), Tokyo Link
16 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Umeda Sky Building Xmas 2018 Shin Umeda City · Wonder Square (Umeda Sky Building 1F Square), Osaka Link
16 Nov 18 - 14 Feb 19 Nishikawa ILLUMI 2018 17:00-23:00 Nishikawa Ryokudo Park, Okayama Link
16 Nov 18 - 31 Mar 19 City Light Fantasia by NAKED - Anniversary - Sunset - 21:40  Abeno Harukas Harukas 300 (Observatory) Link


Date
Events Time Location Website
17 Nov - 2 Dec 18 Kiyomizu-dera Kyoto Light Up 17:30-21:00 Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto Link
17 Nov 18 - 3 Jan 19 Hiroshima Dreamination 17:30-22:30 Peace Boulevard, Hiroshima Link
17 Nov 18 - 6 Jan 19 Oyabe Illumi 17:00-21:00 Crossland Oyabe, Toyama Link
17 Nov 18 - 14 Jan 19 Ota Illumination 17:30-22:00 Hachiojiyama Park, Gunma Link
17 Nov 18 - 27 Jan 19 Greenland (Hikari no Fantasy) Normal (~25th November) 09:00-17:00 Greenland, Kumamoto Link
From 26th November 10:00-16:00
Fantasy of Light 09:30-20:00
17 Nov 18 - 17 Feb 19 Suigo Sakura Illumination 17:00-21:00 Kasumigaura Park, Ibaraki Link
18 Nov 18 - 16 Jan 19 TOKIWA Fantasia 2018 17:30-21:30 Tokiwa Amusement Park and other areas within Tokiwa Park, Yamaguchi Link
22 Nov - 25 Dec 18 German Christmas Market in Sapporo Main Venue – Odori Park 2-chome White Illumination Area Satellite venues - Sapporo Television Tower, Sapporo Ekimae-dori underground walkway, Sapporo Factory Link
22 Nov - 14 Mar 19 Sapporo White Illumination 22 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Odori Park, Hokkaido Link
22 Nov 18 - 11 Feb 19 Sapporo Ekimae-dori, Hokkaido
22 Nov - 14 Mar 19 Minami 1jo-dori, Hokkaido
23 Nov - 25 Dec 18 White Christmas in Karuizawa 16:30-21:30 Karuizawa City, Nagano Link
23 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Christmas Market in Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse 2018 11:00-21:00 Redbrick Warehouse, Yokohama Link
*Sat 15th Dec 11:00-22:00
23 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Hitachi Starlight Illumination 2018 17:00-22:00 In front of JR Hitachi Station   and Hitachi Civic Center Public Square, Hitachi City, Ibaraki Link
23 Nov - 25 Dec 18 White Christmas in Karuizawa 16:30-21:30 Karuizawa City, Nagano Link
23 Nov - 3 Jan 19 Lake Yamanaka Art Illumination “FANTASEUM” 17:00-21:00 “Lake Yamanaka Flower City Park,” Lake Yamanaka Town, Yamanashi Link
Fireworks (20:00~ ) 
Nov 18: 23, 24
Dec 18: 1, 8, 15, 22-24 
Jan 19: 1, 2 
23 Nov 18 - 14 Jan 19 KOIWAI Winter Illumination 15:00-20:00 KOIWAI Farm Makiba-en, Iwate Link
24 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Former Toyosato Elementary School Light Up & Illumination 17:00-22:00 Former Toyosato Elementary School , Shiga Link
25 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Rusutsu Christmas Illumination Rusutsu, Hokkaido Link
29 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Omotesando illumination 2018  Sunset - 22:00  Jingumae - Omotesando intersection Link
29 Nov - 25 Dec 18 Christmas Market Tenjin 2018 Weekdays: 16:00-22:00 Fureai Hiroba on the west side of Fukuoka City Hall  Link
Sat / Sun/ Holidays: 12:00-22:00
30 Nov - 31 Dec 18 Shibuya Blue Tunnel  Yoyogi Park - Shibuya Park,   Tokyo Link




Date
Events Time Location Website
1-25 Dec 18 Shinagawa Season Terrace Illumination 2018 17:00 – 22:00 Shinagawa Season Terrace, Tokyo Link
1 Dec 18 - 3 Mar 19 Osaka Castle Illumination 17: 30-21:30 Osaka Castle Nishinomaru Garden, Osaka Link
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Dec 18 Odaiba Rainbow Fireworks 19:00-19:10  Odaiba Seaside Park, from Status of Liberty - Tokyo Link
1-25 Dec 18 Hakodate Christmas Fantasy 4:30 pm - 12:00 pm Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, Hokkaido Link
Friday/Saturday & 22-25 December; until 2:00 am
1-25 Dec 18 Isesaki Illumination 2018 16:30-21:30 Kezoji Park, Gunma Link
1-25 Dec 18 (1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-25 Dec 18) Illuminight World Expo Xmas x EXPOCITY Xmas 17:00-21:00 (*No projection mapping on the 25th (Tue) Expo'70 Commemorative Park, Osaka Link
1 Dec 18 - 28 Feb 19 Hakodate Winter Festival Sunset-22:00 Motomachi Area, Hokkaido Link
1 Dec 18 - 28 Feb 19 The Star Illumination of Goryokaku  (1 Dec 18 - 9 Feb 19) 17:00-20:00, (10 -28 Feb 19) 17:30-20:00 Goryokaku Park, Hokkaido Link
1 Dec 18 - 10 Mar 19 Asahikawawa City Akari Illumination 17:00-23:00 Asahikawa city center (Midorigashi-dori, Showa Dori, Heiwa shopping shopping park, 7 green road, roundabout), Hokkaido Link
2 Dec 18 - 12 Jan 19 Tenri-shi Festival of Lights 17:00-22:00 Tenri Station Square, Nara Link
7-16 Dec 18 Kobe Luminarie Kobe foreign settlement, Hyogo Link
7-26 Dec 18 Lake Harunako Illumination Fiesta 2018 17:00-22:00 In Front of the Haruna Park Visitor Center, Gunma Link
8-9 Dec 18 German Christmas market in Tsuzuki  8 Dec 10:00-20:00
9 Dec 10:00-19:00
Shibafu Horiba (The park in front of the entrance of Center Kita Station), Yokohama Link
8-17 Dec 18 Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatoro 17:00-20:30 Togetsukyo Bridge, Nonomiya Shrine, Nisonin Temple - Kyoto Link
8-24 Dec 18 Tottori Sakyu Illusion  17:30-21:00 Tottori Sand Dunes, Tottori Link
8-24 Dec 18 Nagoya Christmas Market Weekdays 15:00-20:30 Hisaya Square, Hisaya Odori Park - Nagoya Link
Sat, Sun, Holiday 11:00-20:30
8-25 Dec 18 Winter Vista Illumination 2018 17:00-21:00 Showa Kinen Park, Tokyo Link
8-31 Dec 18 Starlight Fantasy Sendai Pageant of Starlight Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00  Jozenji Street, Miyagi Link
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00 
24th Dec until 23:00
31st Dec until 24:00
14-25 Dec 18 Osaka Hikari-Renaissance 17.00-22.00 Osaka City Hall Link
15-Dec-18 SAKUYA LUMINA 18:00-22:00  Osaka Castle Park, Osaka Link
15-25 Dec 18 Tokyo Christmas Market 10:00-22:00 Hibiya Park, Tokyo Link
21 Dec 18 - 31 Jan 19 Tenmonkan Millionation 18:00-22:00  Tenmonkan Park, Kogoshima Link
23-24 Dec 18 Beppu Christmas Fireworks Fantasia 20:00 Beppu Spa Beach, Fukuoka Link
24-28 Dec 18 Tokyo Michi Terrace Marunouchi area, Tokyo Link
31-Dec-18 Huis Ten Bosch Countdown 2018-2019 09:00-26:00 Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki Link
Date
Events Time Location Website
12 Jan - 23 Feb 19 (Every Sat-Sun from 12 Jan -17 Feb 19. 23 Feb Mt. Fuji Day.) Lake Kawaguchi’s 2018 Winter Fireworks 20:00-20:20  Oike Park, along Lake Kawaguchi Link
12 Jan - 31 Mar 19 Tokyo Mega Illumi Weekdays 18:00-22:00 Oi Racecourse Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo Link
Sat, Sun and Holidays 17:00-22:00
14 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan 19 Shirakawago Winter Light-up Festival 17:30-19:30 Shirakawago Link
25 Jan - 17 Mar 19 Sounkyo Onsen Ice Fall Festival 11:00-21:00 Sounkyo Onsen, Hokkaido Link
30 Jan - 3 Feb 19 Yuki Touro 2019 18:00-21:00 Jozankei Shrine, Hokkaido Link
31 Jan - 11 Feb 19 Sapporo Snow Festival  Tsudome Site - Hokkaido Link
3 Feb, 11 Feb, 17 Feb 19 Shirakawago Winter Light-up Festival 17:30-19:30 Shirakawago Link
4-11 Feb 19 Sapporo Snow Festival  Odori Park, Susukino - Hokkaido Link
6-12 Feb 19 Asahikawa Winter Festival Asahibashi Site and Heiwa Dori, Hokkaido Link
8-11 Feb 19 Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival 16:30-21:00 Hirosaki Park Link
8-10 Feb 19 Hakodate offshore winter fireworks display 20:00-20:20 Hakodate's port, Hokkaido Link
8-14 Feb 19 Happiness Corridors Nara Rurie  18:00-21:00 Nara Kasugano International Forum Iraka, Nara Link
8 - 17 Feb 19 Otaru Snow Light Path 17:00-21:00 Otaru Canal, Hokkaido Link

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