Autumn Festival of Roses 2013

Dates: September 28 – November 10, 9am to 5pm

(Closed on Mondays)

Location: Ibaraki Flower Park, Ishioka City

Price: Adults 740 yen, Children 370 yen (group discounts available)

The Ibaraki Flower Park in Ishioka is currently holding the annual Autumn Festival of Roses 2013, where visitors can see over 30,000 roses of nearly 750 different varieties. They are also holding the Dahlia Festival, showing nearly 1,800 Dahlia flowers of almost 280 varieties. While the flowers are the main attraction, visitors will also be able to take part wonderful events and get a chance to enjoy several art exhibits scattered throughout the festival. There will also be various vendors selling roses and various groups giving different lessons on different days inside the park. So if you have a chance, come enjoy all the beauty and fun that this festival has to offer!

<Events>

■  Jazz Performances

Date: October 20th, from 11am and 2pm

Enjoy various jazz performances by an amateur jazz ensemble.

■  Kocarina Performances

Date: October 27, from 11am and 2 pm

Be soothed by the sounds of the small wind instrument, the “kocarina”.

<Exhibits>

■  Ibaraki Flower Park Picture Gallery

Dates: October 4 – October 31

Photos taken inside the park from all four seasons will be on display.

■  Bonsai Exhibit

Dates: November 1 – November 4

Yasato Bonsai Society’s hard work will come together and be on display for all to view!

…Plus many more events, exhibits, presents, vendors, and classes throughout the festival!!

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