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Shinrin Park Illumination “Starlight” | NAMEGAWA

December 9, 2017 @ 16:00 - January 8, 2018 @ 20:30

Shinrin Park Illumination “Starlight” – is the last of the three annual night illumination displays held in the central gate area of the vast park. It runs from December 9th to January 8th. From the 9th to the 24th of December the event runs on weekends and public holidays only. From the 25th to the 30th the illumination runs every day and again from the 2nd of January to the 8th.

Shinrin Park Illumination is not open on nights that it is raining. They will announce by 2 pm on their website whether the park will be closed that night or not. You will find the official link to the event in the grey details box below the “related posts”.  During the Starlight Illumination the park is open from 4.00 pm to 8.30 pm with last entry at 8 pm.

Night Illumination “Starlight” Shinrin Park Access

You can park at the central gate only at night. It gets quite crowded at weekends so it is advised to arrive early. In previous years it was free to park, but they now charge 300 yen for parking at night. However, on the 2nd and 3rd of January only they are offering free parking for the event.

By public transport you can get a night shuttle bus to the park on specific dates only. It goes from Shinrin Park Station on the Tobu Tojo Line.

Shinrin Park “Starlight” NIGHT Illumation BUS SCHEDULE

Shinrin Park Station 森林公園駅発 is on the left, 中央口発 is on the right:

From the official event page on the official website.

More general information on Night Illumination at Shinrin Park:

Shinrin Park Night illumination | NAMEGAWA

More information on Shinrin Park:

Choice of play at Shinrin Park | NAMEGAWA

Official Site in English:

Other Night Illumination events in Shinrin Park

Halloween Night in the Forest @ Shinrin Park | NAMEGAWA


Autumn Leaves Light up Shinrin Park | NAMEGAWA


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December 9, 2017 @ 16:00
January 8 @ 20:30
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Shinrin Park
1920 Yamata, Namegawa Machi
Hiki-gun, Saitama Japan
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