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Halloween Night in the Forest @ Shinrin Park | NAMEGAWA

October 7, 2017 @ 17:00 - November 5, 2017 @ 20:30

Entry fee plus parking

Halloween Shinrin Park – From October 7th to November 5th, on the weekends and public holidays you can enjoy Halloween night illumination in Shinrin Park.  The CENTRAL GATE of the park opens later than usual for this special event. The entrance area of the central gate as well as the walk from the entrance to the botanical garden house and restaurant is lit up with Halloween decorations. New 2017: If you come in full Halloween dress-up / costume you will receive a sweet treat from staff.

In previous years an area of Autumn leaves along the route is also illuminated with a special art display en route as well. I will confirm as the information becomes available if this feature will also be available this year.


They have craft workshops from 5 pm on the evenings that the night illumination is available. Reception for these events are on the day and you can’t book in advance.  There are other events that you can book for that I will detail in the events section of in the coming weeks. All of the events during the Halloween Night dates are at the Central Gate.

On the 28th and 29th they have free Halloween face painting from 5 pm.  There is music on most nights that the events are running. On the last night, the night of the 5th of November they also have a night time tree climbing event.

In previous years parking was free after 5pm in the central gate parking area only, but from this year they are charging ¥300 per car. The other car parks will close as normal.

Dates: October 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th and November 4th and 5th.
Time: 5 pm to 8.30 pm, last entry to the park at 8 pm
SPECIAL INFORMATION: Shinrin Park will be free in on Sunday October 22nd and again on November 3rd. Parking is charged though.

Other illumination: Information about Shinrin Park’s Kouyou autumn leaves and Starlight winter Illumination (click here). 

For more information on Shinrin Park:

Choice of play at Shinrin Park | NAMEGAWA


Recurring event. First published on on September 30th 2016. Re-published September 9th 2017.

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October 7, 2017 @ 17:00
November 5, 2017 @ 20:30
Entry fee plus parking
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