(5th Update) Japan Winter Illumination 2019-2020


Winter Illumination is time for happiness and celebration. Here is the list of Illumination in Japan 2019-2020. I will keep you updated.




Date Events Time Location Website
5 Oct 19 - 29 Mar 20  Tokyo Mega Illumi 5-31 Oct 19 / 24 Jan -29 Mar 20 17:30-21:30 
1 Nov 19 - 19 Jan 20 16:30-21:30
Oi Racecourse Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo Link
5 Oct 19 - 6 May 20 Kingdom of Light Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki Link
11 Oct 19 - 27 Jan 20 Ocean by Naked Light of Deep Sea 10:00-21:00 2nd Floor ASOBUILD, Yokohama Link
11-14 Oct 19  Hakata Old Town Light-up Walk (Fukuoka) 17:30-21:00 Hakata, Fukuoka Link
12-Oct-19 Autumn Special Big Fireworks 20:00-21:00 Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki Link
12-Oct-19 Hachimanbori Festival 18:00-21:00 Around Hachimanbori, Shiga Link
19 Oct 19 - 6 May 20 Nabana no Sato Illumination Nabana no Sato, Mie Link
19 Oct 19 - Aug 20 Izu Grand Illumination ~ 5th Season 17: 30-21: 30 Izu Granpal Park, Shizuoka Link
23 Oct - 27 Dec 19 Night Sync Yokohama 18:00 / 19:00 / 20:00 / 21 :00 (10 minutes each) New Port area - Shinko Central Plaza, Yokohama Link
24 Oct 19 - 6 May 20 Yomiuriland “Jewellumination”   Close 1 Nov 19, 20-23 Jan 20, 4-6 Feb, 10 Mar  Hanayashiki, Tokyo Link
26 Oct - 8 Dec 19 World heritage registration 25th anniversary FLOWERS BY NAKED 2019-Kyoto Nijo castle- 17:30-22:00 Former Imperial Palace Nijo Castle, Kyoto Link
26 Oct 19 - 1 Mar 20 Toshimaen x Naked Magical Night Musical-Phantom Golden Town Eldorado- 15:00-19:30 Toshimaen Soreiyu Square, Tulip Road Link
26 Oct 19 - 15 Mar 20 Hikari no Sumika 16:30-22:00 Toki no Sumika, Shizuoka Link
30 Oct 19 - 13 Jan 20 Saga Light Fantasy Saga Chuo-Odori, Saga Link


Date Events Time Location Website
Early Nov - 25 Dec 19 Roppongi Hills Christmas 2019 17:00-23:00 Roppongi Station, Tokyo Link
1- 4 Nov 19 Smart Illumination Yokohama 2019 17:30-21:30 Zou-no-hana, Yokohama Link
1 Nov 19 - 11 Feb 20 Kobe Illuminage in Kobe Fruit & Flower Park 17:30-21:30 Kobe Fruit & Flower Park, Hyogo Link
1 Nov 19 - 1 Mar 20 Toyako Onsen Illumination Tunnel 18:00-22:00  The crowded plaza of Toyako hot spring (on the opposite side of Toyako Manseikaku Hotel Lakeside Terrace Link
1 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Osaka Station City Twilight   Fantasy 17:00-23:00 JR Osaka Station, Osaka Link
1 Nov 19 - 6 Jan 20 and 11 Jan - 29 Mar 20 Mother Farm’s Illumination -Flower Garden of Light- 16:00-20:00 Mother Farm, Chiba Link
1 Nov 19 - Mid Mar 20 VenusFort Illumination 2019-2020 -Grateful Harmony- Venus Fort 2nd Floor, Tokyo Link
1 Nov 19  - 5 Apr 20 Tokyo German Village Winter Illumination 16:30-20:00 Tokyo Germany Village, Chiba Link
1 Nov 19 - 29 Feb 20 Mystical Island 2019 Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, Yokohama Link
1 Nov 19 - 31 Jan 20 Welcoming Abeten Winter Gift 2019 17:00-24:00 Tennoji Park Entrance Area (Tenshi-ba), Osaka Link
1 Nov 19 - 30 Apr 20 Blue Pond Light Up 1 Nov 19 - 31 Jan 20: 17:00-21:00 Blue Pond (Biei), Hokkaido Link
1-29 Feb 20: 17:30-21:00
1-30 Mar 20: 18:00-21:00 
1-30 Apr 20: 18:30-21:00
02-Nov-19 Super World Fireworks 19:45-21:00 Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki Link
2 Nov 19 - 1 Mar 20 Reoma Winter Illumination 17:15-21:00 Reoma Resort, Kagawa Link
2 Nov 19 - 6 Feb 20 Flower Fantasy - A Light Flower Garden - 16:30-21:00 Ashikaga Flower Park, Tochigi Link
(Sat, Sun and public holidays until 21:30)
02-Nov-19 ATC BAYSIDE XMAS 2019 17:00~ ATC - Osaka Link
2 Nov 19 - 5 Jan 20 Twin Illumination 2019 16:00-21:00 Azumino Park, Nagano Link
2 Nov 19 - 1 Mar 20 Festa Luce in Wakayama Marina City 17:00-21:00
14-25 Dec  17:00-22:00
Wakayama Marina City Porto Europe, Wakayama Link
2 Nov 19 - 14 Feb 20 Kurashiki Kirameki no michi 17:00-23:00 Kurashiki Mirai Park, Okayama Link
2 Nov 19 - 24 Feb 20 Yebisu Garden Place Winter Illumination  16:00-24:00 Yebisu Garden Place in Ebisu, Tokyo Link
2 Nov 19 - 31 Mar 20 The Brightest Ever Winter Laguna Laguna Ten Bosch · Lagunasia, Nagoya Link
2 Nov 19 - 5 Apr 20 Sagamiko Illumillion  5 Nov-20 Dec 19 (Weekdays), 6-10 Jan 20, 14 Jan - 5 Apr 20 16:00-21:00 Sagamiko Resort Pleasure Forest, Kanagawa  Holiday: Link
Jan: 8/9/15/16/22/23/29/30
Feb: 5/6/12/13/19/20/26/27
2 Nov 19 - 13 Jan 20 (Weekends, Holiday), 21 Dec 19 - 5 Jan 20 16:00-21:30 Mar: 4/5/11/12
2 Nov - 25 Dec 19 OMOHARA Illumination 17:00-22:30 Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku, 6th floor Link
2 Nov - 25 Dec 19 NAKED STAR ​​AQUARIUM Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa, Tokyo Link
2 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Light of Corridor Christmas Version 17:00-23:00 Asia Pacific Trade Center, Osaka Link
2 Nov 19 - 1 Mar 20 Kaiyukan Illuminations 17:00-22:00 Kaiyukan Aquarium, Osaka Link
2 Nov 19 - 16 Feb 20 EXPOCITY Illumination 17:00-23:00 EXPOCITY, Osaka Link
3 Nov 19 - 1 Mar 20 Amusement Park of Lights - Time Travel Fantasy  Hirakata Park, Osaka Link
4 Nov  - 31 Dec 19 Midosuji Illumination 17.00-23.00 Hanshin-mae to Namba-Nishiguchi, Osaka Link
6 Nov 19 - 7 Jan 20 City of Light - Hakata 17:00-24:00 JR Hakata Station, Fukuoka Link
7 Nov 19 - 16 Feb 20 Marunouchi Illumination 2019 17:30-23:00 (17:00-24:00 in December) a short walk from Tokyo Station Marunouchi Exit Link
7 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Grand Wish Christmas 2019 17:00-24:00 Grand Front Osaka Link
7 Nov - 25 Dec 19 TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN Dream Christmas 2019 16:00-24:00  Tokyo Sky Tree Link
7 Nov - 25 Dec 19 STAR WARS Marunouchi Bright Christmas 2019 -Precious for you- Marunouchi Bldg , Shin-Marunouchi Bldg, Brick Square, Tokyo Link
7 Nov 19 - 14 Feb 20 KIOI CRYSTAL WINTER ’19/’20 17:30-23:00 Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho, Tokyo Link
8 Nov 19 - 16 Feb 20 Namba Hikaritabi 2019 17:00-24:00 Namba Skyo, Namba Parks, Namba City, Carnival Mall, Nankai Building - Osaka Link
8 Nov 19 - 13 Jan 20 Kokura Illumination 17:00-22:00 Kokura, Fukuoka Link
8 Nov 19 - 16 Feb 20 Osaka Minami Hikari Messe 17:00-24:00 Namba Parks 8th Floor - Osaka Link
8 Nov 19 - 19 Feb 20 Rinku Premium Outlet Winter Illumination 2019 16:30-21:00 Rinku Premium Outlet, Osaka Link
8 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Disney Christmas Tokyo Disney Sea Link
8 Nov 19 - 5 Apr 20 White Lantasia Night Illumination Seibu Amusement Park 8 Nov - 8 Dec (Fri-Sun, Public Holiday) 15:00-21:00 Seibu Amusement Park, Saitama Link
13 Dec - 5 Jan (daily) 15:00-21:00
10-13 Jan  (Fri-Sun, Public Holiday)  15:00-21:00
17 Jan -29 Feb (Fri-Sun, Public Holiday)  15:00-20:00
1 Mar - 5 Apr (Sat-Sun, Public Holiday) 15:00-20:00
8 Nov 19 - 5 Jan 20 Meguro River Minna no Illumi 2019  17:00-22:00 Gotanda Fureai Waterside Square, Meguro river roadside, Tokyo Link
9 -30 Nov 19 Himeji Night Fantasia Otogi Genei-den 18:00-21:00 Himeji Castle, Hyogo Link
9 Nov 19 - 29 Mar 20 Illumination in Tobu World Square 9 Nov - 20 Dec:  Tobu World Square - Nikko, Tochigi Link
Weekdays: 16:30-19:30
Weekends: 16:30-20:00
21 Dec 19 - 5 Jan 20: 16:30-20:00
6 Jan - 7 Feb 20: 16:30-19:00
8 Feb - 1 Mar 20: 17:00-19:30
7-8, 14-15, 20-29 Mar 20:  18:00-20:00
9 Nov 19 - 14 Feb 20 Tama-Ari △ Town Keyaki Hiroba Illumination 2019-20 FANTASTIC CARNIVAL ~  17:00-24:00 Saitama Super Arena Link
9 Nov 19 - 13 Jan 20 Gunma Flower Park Illumination: Fairies' Paradise Sunset - 21:00 Gunma Flower Park, Gunma Link
9 Nov 19 - 5 Jan 20 Bihoku Illumination 17:30-21:00 National Bishoku Hillside Park, Hiroshima Link

Date Events Time Location Website
11 Nov  - 25 Dec 19 Keyakizaka Illumination 17:00-23:00 Roppongi, Tokyo Link
12 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Christmas Market in Hikari no Machi Hakata 2019 Weekdays: 16:45-23:00  JR Hataka Station plaza (Hakata exit) - Fukuoka Link
Sunday and Holidays: 12:00-23:00 
Fridays / Day before Holidays: 16:45-23:30
Saturdays: 12:00-23:30
13 Nov 19 - 26 Feb 20 Tokyo Dome City Winter Illumination -Yamaji Mizuaki- 17:00-24:00 Tokyo Dome City, Tokyo Link
13 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Omotesando Hills Christmas 2019 11:00-23:00  Omotesando Hills, Tokyo Link
13 Nov 19 - 16 Feb 20 Shinjuku Minami Lumi 17:00-24:00
16:30~ in December
Area of Shinjuku Station, Tokyo Link
14 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Midtown Christmas 2019 17:30-23:00 Tokyo Midtown  Link
14 Nov - 25 Dec 19 The Landmark Christmas Yokohama Landmark Tower  Link
14 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Starlight Garden Christmas 07:00-24:00 MARK IS Minato Mirai, Yokohama Link
14 Nov 19 - 13 Jan 20 Universal Crystal Christmas Universal Studios Japan Link
14 Nov 19 - 24 Feb 20 HIBIYA Magic Time Illumination 17:00-24:00  Hibiya Naka Dori, Tokyo Link

14 Nov 19 - 14 Feb 20 Caretta Illumination 2019 -Arabian Night-  17:00-23:00 Caretta Shiodome B2F, Tokyo Link
15 Nov 19 - 13 Jan 20 Ibaraki Flower Park Winter Illumination 17:00-21:00 Ibaraki Flower Park, Ibaraki Link
15 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Umeda Sky Building Xmas 2019 Shin Umeda City · Wonder Square (Umeda Sky Building 1F Square), Osaka Link
15 Nov 19 - 3 Jan 20 Hiroshima Dreamination 17:30-22:30 Peace Boulevard, Hiroshima Link
15 Nov 19 - 14 Feb 20 Nishikawa ILLUMI 2019 17:00-23:00 Nishikawa Ryokudo Park, Okayama Link
15 Nov 19 - 13 Jan 20 Flower Illumination 2019 *Holiday 3 Dec, 17 Dec, 7 Jan Tottori Hanakairo Flower Park, Tottori Link
17:30-21:00
16 Nov 19 - 13 Jan 20 Tamacenter Illumination 2019 16:30-22:30 In front of Tama Center Station, Tokyo Link
16 Nov - 1 Dec 19 Kiyomizu-dera Kyoto Light Up 17:30-21:00 Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto Link
16 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Former Toyosato Elementary School Light Up & Illumination 17:00-22:00 Former Toyosato Elementary School , Shiga Link
16 Nov 19 - 11 Jan 20 Oyabe Illumi 2019 17:00-21:00 Crossland Oyabe, Toyama Link
16 Nov 19 - 13 Jan 20  Miyakonojo Machinaka Illumination 2019 17:00-22:00 Miyakonojo Central city area, Miyazaki Link
16 Nov 19 - 16 Feb 20 Suigo Sakura Illumination 17:00-21:00 Kasumigaura Park, Ibaraki Link
21 Nov - 27 Dec 19 SNOW ROSE GARDEN YOKOHAMA Directed by NAKED 17:00-21:10 Yamashita Park, Yokohama Link
22 Nov - 25 Dec 19 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 - 15 Mar 20 Sapporo White Illumination 22 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Odori Park, Hokkaido Link
22 Nov 19 - 11 Feb 20 Sapporo Ekimae-dori, Hokkaido
22 Nov - 15 Mar 20 Minami 1jo-dori, Hokkaido
22 Nov 19 - 13 Jan 20 KOIWAI Winter Illumination 15:00-20:00 KOIWAI Farm Makiba-en, Iwate Link
22 Nov 19 - 1 Mar 20 Osaka Castle Illumination 17:30-21:30 Osaka Castle Nishinomaru Garden, Osaka Link
22 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Christmas Market in Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse 2019 23 Nov - 13 Dec 19 11:00-21:00
14-25 Dec 19  11:00-22:00
Redbrick Warehouse, Yokohama Link
23 Nov 19 - 3 Jan 20 White Christmas in Karuizawa 16:30-21:30 Karuizawa City, Nagano Link
23 Nov 19 - 5 Jan 20 Lake Yamanaka Art Illumination “FANTASEUM” “Lake Yamanaka Flower City Park,” Lake Yamanaka Town, Yamanashi Link
23 Nov 19  - 1 Mar 20 Karuizawa Winter Story 2020 Karuizawa City, Nagano Link
23 Nov 19 - 13 Jan 20 (weekends and holiday), 24 Dec 19 - 6 Jan 20 (everyday) Wonder Illumination Greenland, Kumamoto Link
23 Nov 19 - 19 Jan 20 Hitachi Starlight Illumination 2019 23 Nov 19 - 19 Jan 20 17:00-22:00
24-31 Dec 19 until 1:00 (next day)
In front of JR Hitachi Station   and Hitachi Civic Center Public Square, Hitachi City, Ibaraki Link
23 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Rusutsu Christmas Illumination Rusutsu, Hokkaido Link
26 Nov 19 - 24 Feb 20 Rooftop Star Garden Sunset-23:00 Ginza Six Garden, Tokyo Link
27 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Dramatic Holiday Show!! Lighting time: 10:00-20:00, Friday Saturday until 21:00. Osaka Hankyu Umeda Link
28 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Omotesando Illumination 2019 Sunset - 22:00  Jingumae - Omotesando intersection Link
28 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Christmas Market Tenjin 2019 Weekdays: 17:00-22:00 Fureai Hiroba on the west side of Fukuoka City Hall  Link
Sat / Sun/ Holidays: 12:00-22:00
29 Nov - 31 Dec 19  Shibuya Blue Cave 17:00 – 22:00 Yoyogi Park - Shibuya Park,   Tokyo Link
29 Nov 19 - 26 Jan 20 Ibaraki Illumina Festa Light 17:00-24:00 JR Ibaraki Station, Osaka Link
30 Nov 19 - 13 Jan 20 TOKIWA Fantasia 2019 17:30-21:30 Tokiwa Amusement Park, Yamaguchi Link
30 Nov - 31 Dec19 Ota Illumination 17:30-22:00 Hachiojiyama Park, Gunma Link
30 Nov - 25 Dec 19 Hakodate Christmas Fantasy Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse, Hokkaido Link
30 Nov 19 - 29 Feb 20 Shiroi Koibito Park Illumination Sunset  - 20:00 Shiroi Koibito Park, Hokkaido Link
30 Nov 19 - 29 Feb 20 Hakodate Winter Festival 17:00-22:00 Motomachi Area, Hokkaido Link
30 Nov 19 - 8 Mar 20 Winter Wonderland in Moomin Vallery Park Moomin Valley Park, Saitama Link
30 Nov 19 - 8 Mar 20 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



Date Events Time Location Website
1-25 Dec 19 Shinagawa Season Terrace Illumination 2019 17:00 – 22:00 Shinagawa Season Terrace, Tokyo Link
1-25 Dec 19 Isesaki Illumination 2019 16:30-21:30 Kezoji Park, Gunma Link
1 Dec 19 - 29 Feb 20 The Star Illumination of Goryokaku  (1 Dec 19 - 9 Feb 19) 17:00-20:00, (10 -29 Feb 20) 17:30-20:00 Goryokaku Park, Hokkaido Link
1 Dec 19 - 5 Jan 20 Sound and Light Winter Illumination 17:00 - 22:00 Osaka Bay Tower, 2nd Floor - Osaka Link
1 Dec 19 - 20 Jan 20 Tenri-shi Festival of Lights 17:00-22:00 Tenri Station Square, Nara Link
6-15 Dec 19 Kobe Luminarie   Kobe foreign settlement, Hyogo Link
6-25 Dec 19 Tokyo Christmas Market 11:00-22:00 Hibiya Park, Tokyo Link
6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 24-29 Dec 19 Wonder Experience Illuminite Expo Sunset-21:00 Expo Memorial Park, Osaka Link
6-28 Dec 19 Lake Harunako Illumination Fiesta 2019 17:00-22:00 In Front of the Haruna Park Visitor Center, Gunma Link
6-31 Dec 19 Starlight Fantasy Sendai Pageant of Starlight Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00  Jozenji Street, Miyagi Link
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00 
31st Dec until 24:00
7 Dec 19 - 31 Jan 20 Odaiba Illumination "YAKEI" Winter Ver. Sunset-24:00  DECKS Tokyo Beach, 3F Seaside Deck (Odaiba), Tokyo Link
7-22 Dec 19 Tottori Sakyu Illusion  Tottori Sand Dunes, Tottori Link
7-23 Dec 19 Nagoya Christmas Market Weekdays 15:00-20:30 Hisaya Square, Hisaya Odori Park - Nagoya Link
Sat, Sun, Holiday 11:00-20:30
7, 14, 21, 28 Dec 19 Odaiba Rainbow Fireworks 19:00〜 Odaiba Seaside Park, from Status of Liberty - Tokyo Link
7-8 Dec 19 German Christmas market in Tsuzuki  7 Dec 10:00-20:00
8 Dec 10:00-19:00
Shibafu Horiba (The park in front of the entrance of Center Kita Station), Yokohama Link
13-22 Dec 19 Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatoro 17:00-20:30 Togetsukyo Bridge, Nonomiya Shrine, Nisonin Temple - Kyoto Link
14-25 Dec 19 Osaka Light Renaissance 17.00-22.00 Osaka City Hall Link
20 Dec 19 - 31 Jan 20 Tenmonkan Millionation 18:00-22:00  Tenmonkan Park, Kogoshima Link
21-22 Dec 19 Beppu Christmas Fantasia   Beppu Spa Beach, Fukuoka Link
21-25 Dec 19 Tokyo Michi Terrace   Marunouchi area, Tokyo Link
21-25 Dec 19 Christmas Fireworks 20:30-20:45 Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki Link
31-Dec-19 Huis Ten Bosch Countdown 2019-2020 09:00-26:00 Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki Link

Date Events Time Location Website
4 Jan - 29 Mar 20 Tokyo Mega Illumi   Oi Racecourse Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo Link
13 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan 20 Shirakawago Winter Light-up Festival 17:30-19:30 Shirakawago Link
18 Jan - 23 Feb 20 (Every Sat-Sun) Lake Kawaguchi’s 2019 Winter Fireworks 20:00-20:20  Oike Park, along Lake Kawaguchi Link
28 Jan - 3 Feb 20 Yuki Touro 2020 18:00-21:00 Jozankei Shrine, Hokkaido Link
31 Jan - 4 Feb 20 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 20 Sapporo Snow Festival    Odori Park, Susukino - Hokkaido Link
6-11 Feb 20 Asahikawa Winter Festival   Asahibashi Site and Heiwa Dori, Hokkaido Link
8-11 Feb 20 Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival 16:30-21:00 Hirosaki Park Link
8-10 Feb 20 Hakodate offshore winter fireworks display 20:00-20:20 Hakodate's port, Hokkaido Link
8-14 Feb 20 Happiness Corridors Nara Rurie  18:00-21:00 Nara Kasugano International Forum Iraka, Nara Link
8 - 16 Feb 20 Otaru Snow Light Path 17:00-21:00 Otaru Canal, Hokkaido Link
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