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Biggest Illumination event in Eastern Japan with 4.5 million lights

Held for the 17th time this year, the event was ranked among the TOP 3 biggest light up events in Japan in 2017.
Ranked TOP by night view critics in Japan as best illumination event for three consecutive years, it has now become very popular.
Over 4.5 million lights decorate the 94,000 ㎡ gardens touching the hearts of all visitors.
Most of the 4.5 million light bulbs are LED type in an effort to consider the environment and to save energy.

Ashikaga Flower Park presents 3 thematic events, each providing an illumination show you will not find anywhere else.

Light and flower collaboration Fusion of light and amethyst sage Light and flower collaboration Fusion of light and amethyst sage

from October 27 to mid-November

Flower Park Christmas Christmas Fantasy Flower Park Christmas Christmas Fantasy

from late November to late December

New Year Illumination Co-starring lights and winter peonies New Year Illumination Co-starring lights and winter peonies

from New Year's Day to February 5

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Lights in the Rose Garden

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One Earth for All
The Watermirror Effect One Earth for All

"The Surface of the water multiplies the amount of light twofold, thus enhancing the fantastic atmosphere. The theme is: 'Human beings, animals and plants, all together on one Earth'. Watch out for a variety of friends appearing happily around the Earth."

The miraculous Great Wisteria
Light Flowers The miraculous Great Wisteria

"The miracle of life that grew from 72㎡ when the garden opened and spread to 1,000㎡.
The enchanting story of the blooming wisteria in spring, from first buds, to full bloom and the dance of the petals falling to the ground will move you deeply."

Japan's four seasons The home of your spirit
A mural of light Japan's four seasons The home of your spirit

A mural of light created by using the mountain slopes- an overwhelming and spellbinding show.
Scenes of the good old hometown represented here will warm your heart. Come and enjoy the comforting mural of light "Japan's four seasons".

More details
Event dates October 27, 2018 (Sat) - February 5, 2019 (Tue)
Lighting time 16:30 to 21:00 (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays until 21:30)
Admission fees
Adults 900 yen Children 500 yen. See here for daytime fees.
Garden closed December 31 (Mon)
Access information
For guests coming by train
A new JR line station was opened in April 2018, for the first time in 35 years within Tochigi prefecture.
New station image
  • For guests using the JR

    Please get off at Tomita Station on the JR Ryomo Line.

    ◎ For guests using the tobu Isesaki Line, please transfer to JR Tohoku Line at Kuki Station and take the Ryomo Line from Oyama Station.
    ◎ If you are coming from JR Ueno Station, also transfer to JR Tohoku Line at Oyama.

    For guests using the JR

    The distance from Tomita St. on the JR Ryomo Line is about 13 minutes on foot.

    For guests using the JR

  • For guests using the Tobu Line

    Customers using the Tobu Isesaki Line please change to the Tobu Sano Line at Tatebayashi Station and to the Ryomo Line at Sano Station.

    Close to Ashikaga Flower Park Station on the Tobu Isesaki Line.

    Shuttle buses are available on weekends and holidays only from Ashikaga-shi Station on the Tobu Isesaki Line.

    For guests using the Tobu Line

For guests coming by car
【from the Tohoku Express Way】

◎ From Sano Fujioka IC, via National Route 50 towards Maebashi, Ashikaga
(about 18 minutes)

【from the Kita-Kanto Express Way】

◎ From Ota Kiryu IC, via National Route 122 and National Route 50,
towards Ashikaga, Oyama (about 20 minutes)
◎ From Ashikaga IC, via National Route 293, take Prefectural Road 67
towards Sano (about 15 minutes)
◎ From Sano Tanuma IC, via Prefectural Road 16 and 67 towards
Ashikaga (about 12 minutes)
※ The time shown in parentheses is measured during normal traffic.

Click here for a detailed map of the surrounding area

Free large parking area for 40 motorcoaches and 300 standard-size cars

Free large parking area

for 40 motorcoaches and
300 standard-size cars

Ashikaga Flower Park, park facilities
  • Restaurant WisteriaRestaurant Wisteria

    This is a large restaurant seating up to 200 people. Together with a view of the flower garden in all seasons, the restaurant offers Japanese and Western dishes, soft drinks, fresh draft beer and more.

  • Flower ShopFlower Shop

    The shop ofers various pots, flower beds seedlings, orchids and flower baskets for gifts, decorative plants, cacti, succulents and other high quality plants in a wide range and at affordable prices.

  • Souvenir ShopSouvenir Shop

    Ashikaga Flower Park original products and homemade specialties such as "Wisteria Flower Story" "Wisteria sweets", and a wide range of sweets and souvenirs from the historical and traditional city of Ashikaga.


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