Winter Illuminations in Ibaraki 2015 – 2016

Daigo

Daigo Light

When: November 1 – February 15, sunset – 8pm*
Where: Fukuroda Falls
Cost: Adults 300 yen, Children 150 yen (New Year’s Eve ~ New Year’s Day is free)
Website

*Illuminations will be on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays only. Between December 23rd and January 3rd the falls will be illuminated every night. On New Year’s Eve, the illuminations will continue until 2am.

Kuji River Illumination

When: December 1 – January 15, sunset – 10pm
Where: Along the banks of the Kuji River in Daigo

Hitachi

Hitachi Starlight Illumination

When: November 21 – December 25, 5 – 10pm
Where: Hitachi Civic Center, Shin Toshi Square (18 Saiwai-cho, Hitachi)
Website

Hitachiota

Satomi Illumination Festival

When: December 12 – December 31, 5 – 9pm (until midnight on December 31)
Where: Satomi Fureaikan Event Square (3417-1 Onaka-cho, Hitachiota), other locations along National Road 349
Website

JR Hitachiota Station Illuminations

When: December 3 – January 12, 4 – 10pm
Where: JR Suigun Line Hitachiota Station Area (1043 Yamashita-cho, Hitachiota)

Takahagi

Hikari no Project in Takahagi

When: December 5 – January 8
Where: JR Joban Line Takahagi Station, Takahagi

Hitachinaka

Hitachinaka Christmas Illumination

When/Where:
Sawa Station: December 1 – January 11, 4:30pm – midnight
Nakaminato Station: December 2 – January 11 4:30pm – midnight
Katsuta Station: December 3 – January 11 4:30pm – 1am
Website

Tokai

Tokai Yume wo Kanaeru Illumination

When: December 1 – January 16, 5pm – midnight
Where: In front of the escalators outside the West Exit of Tokai Station, Tokai
Website

Mito

15th Annual Ibaraki Prefectural Culture Center Illuminations ~ Hikari no Harmony

When: November 13 – December 25, 5 – 10pm
Where: Ibaraki Prefectural Culture Center (Kenmin Bunka Centre) (697 Higashikubo, Senba-cho, Mito)
Website

Art Tower Mito Starlight Fantasy

When: December 1 – January 11, 5-10pm
Where: Mito Art Tower (1-6-8 Goken-cho, Mito)
Website

Ishioka

Illumination de Tsuzuru Dream no Sekai

When: December 1 – February 14, 5 – 9pm
Where: Flower Park Ibaraki (200 Shimoaoyagi, Ishioka)
Cost: Adults 500 yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students 250 yen, children under school age free
Website

Tsuchiura

Hikari ga Tsukuru Art Suigo Sakura Illumination

When: November 21 – February 28, 4:30 – 9pm
Where: In front of the windmill in Kasumigaura Comprehensive Park, Tsuchiura (1051 Oiwata, Tsuchiura)
Website

23rd Annual Tsuchiura Winter Festival

When: November 24th – February 14th, 5 – 11pm
Where: Tsuchiura Station East and West Exit, Ekimae Street, where the old waterfall used to be at Tsuchiura Mall, various shopping districts in Tsuchiura

Tsukuba

Mt. Tsukuba Ropeway Night Walk Stardust Cruising

When: September 19th – February 28th*, 5 – 9pm (every 20 minutes)
Where: Mt. Tsukuba Ropeway, Tsukuba
Cost: 1000 yen per person, free for children elementary school aged and younger
Website

*Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays, and December 23 – 30th only. Not operating in poor weather, on January 1st, or February 6-7

Tsukuba Expo Center Christmas Illumination

When: November 21 – December 25, 4 – 10pm
Where: Tsukuba Expo Center (2-9 Azuma, Tsukuba)
Website

Tsukuba Hikari no Mori

When: November 21 – January 11, 4:30pm – midnight
Where: TX Tsukuba Station Pedestrian Deck Area, Tsukuba
Website (currently displaying 2014 website)

Chikusei

Hoshi no Fantasy in Shimodate

When: December 5 – January 11
Where: JR Shimodate Station area, Chikusei
Website (2010 website)

Bando

Bando Illumination Fantasy

When: November 29 – January 23, 5 – 9:30pm
Where: Iwai Shopping District (along National Road 354), Yasaka Park Pool, Kushikake Shopping District in Bando
Website

Yuki

Yuki Station North Exit Illumination

When: November 17 – January 12
Where: Yuki Station North Exit Area, Yuki

Ami

Ami Premium Outlet Mall Winter Illumination

When: November 6 – February 17, sunset – 9pm
Where: Ami Premium Outlet Mall, Ami
Website

Ushiku

Brilliantville Ushiku

When: December 5 – February 14th, 5pm – 1am
Where: JR Joban Line Ushiku Station West Exit Pedestrian Deck, Ushiku
Website

Moriya

Moriya Christmas Fantasy

When: November 28th – December 25th, 5 – 10pm
Where: Moriya Station West Exit Square, Moriya
Website

Toride

Toride Station East Exit Illumination

When: November 23 – March 9th
Where: Toride Station East Exit, Toride
Website (2014 website)

Ryugasaki

Ryugasaki Illumination Dream Tree

When: October 31 – February 29, 5pm – 1am
Where: JR Sanuki Station East and West Exit, Ryugasaki Station, Ryugasaki

Kashima

Kashima Hikari no Art Gallery 2015

When: December 4 – January 11, 5 – 11pm (until 6am the next day on December 31)
Where: JR Kashima Jingu Station Area, Kashima
Website

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