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Firefly viewing Chichibu Muse Park | CHICHIBU

June 29, 2019 @ 18:30 - 21:00

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Fireflies Chichibu Muse Park

The firefly viewing event in Chichibu Muse Park is very popular, attracting people from near and far. It is a free event held annually on a date in either late June or early July, depending on the life cycle of the fireflies in a given year. They allow up to 500 participants to partake in the firefly event. The park attendants not only show you to an area where you can view fireflies, but they also offer some information about the life of fireflies.

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2018 Poster – Firefly viewing in Chichibu Muse Park from the official site. 2019 flyer not yet available.

Will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain.

Access Chichibu Muse Park Firefly event

Chichibu muse park is mapped in the grey details box at the very bottom of the post. Nearest stations are Chichibu Railway’s Chichibu and Ohanabatake stations and Seibu Chichibu stations.

If you come by car there are several free official car parks dotted around the expansive park.

Other Locations in Chichibu where you can see fireflies:

  • In their natural habitat in Shimoyoshida. Featured on this blog:

Fireflies in their natural habitat | CHICHIBU

  • Special event at Terasaka Rice Terraces also featured on this blog:

  • Firefly viewing at Terasaka Rice Terraces | CHICHIBU

    You will find more firefly locations and information on the main events calendar.


    June 29, 2019
    18:30 - 21:00
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    Chichibu Muse Park
    Ogano, Nagaru, 2518
    Chichibu District, Saitama Prefecture 〒368-0102 Japan
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    Events by their very nature are tentative. Please do check with the official sources for any last minute changes due to weather or other mitigating factors.

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