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Honjo Illumination at Marigold Hill

November 23, 2019 @ 16:30 - January 13, 2020 @ 22:00

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Honjo Illumination – Located within walking distance of the Honjo Waseda station, the Marigold Hill night illumination is ranked by Jorudan as the tenth most popular spot for night illumination in Saitama Prefecture.

The night illumination starts after the marigold blooming period is over, usually on November 23rd annually. (The Marigold bloom in October and early November). The dates for the 2019 to 2020 winter night illumination have been confirmed as daily from 5 pm to 10 pm from November 23rd to the 13th of January 2020.

Honjo Illumination

Image from Jorudan (click the photo to be brought to the website)

On the opening night, November 23rd, they usually have a switch on event with food stalls and live entertainment.

Please note, like with any event, extreme weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances may lead to last minute changes to the schedule. Please check the Honjo city website for any last minute changes due to a natural disaster.

Honjo Illumination Access

Marigold park is located close to the Honjo Waseda station on the JR Joetsu shinkansen line.

For more night illumination and seasonal events in Saitama, please see the main events calendar. 

The information was up to date and accurate to the best of my knowledge at the time of publishing on October 17th 2019. 


November 23, 2019 @ 16:30
January 13 @ 22:00
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Marigold Hill
1 Chome-13 Wasedanomori,
Honjo,, Saitama 367-0030 Japan
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