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White Lantasia Night Illumination Seibu Yuenchi | TOKOROZAWA
November 10 @ 16:00 – March 9 @ 21:00
Night Illumination Seibu Amusement Park – This year, yet again, Seibu Yuuenchi’s night illumination has made it into the top 5 spots for Kanto (Greater Tokyo Area) winter illumination yet again. This year the theme is “White Lantasia”.
Over the last few years they have increased the size of the display(/s) annually. Last year there was 3.5 million lights, making it their biggest ever and one of the biggest in the Kanto plain.
They have illumination throughout the park and a lot of the rides are lit up. There are eight key areas for the White Lantasia. The one pictured above is an image of the design for the “Snow Joy” exhibit in “Meruhen Town”.
Last year’s winter illumination in Seibu Amusement park:
Night entrance to the park starts from 4 pm, but the illumination isn’t turned on until 17.15 until mid-January when the time changes to 17.30. The display is running until March 3rd 2019. Please note the park is closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
- The ferris wheel (pictured above)
- The “Gyro Tower”
- The Merry Go Round
- Hello Kitty Train
During early February they also have fireworks:
Night Illumination Seibu Amusement Park Information
Cost: The price just keeps going up and up. This year its taken a huge hike again. It is now 2,200 yen per adult and 1,600 yen per child. But that includes unlimited access to 6 rides. Children under 3 are free. (More details in Japanese on their offical webpage, see below ).
Hours: Night entry is from 4 pm to 9 pm from Fridays to Tuesdays, closed on Wednesdays and Thursday. There are usually some changes to hours over the duration of the event, please do check the official website for any updates.
Address: 2964 Yamaguchi, Tokorozawa, Saitama
Night Illumination Seibu Amusement Park Access
Train: Minutes walk from Seibu Yuuenchi station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line.
Car: 10 kilometres from the Iruma Interchange of the Ken-o highway. There is parking for 1200 cars, daily charge of 1200 yen except in December when it costs 1500 yen.
Map in the “details” section below.
First published in the event pages in October 2016, Updated in 2017 and updated and republished in November 2018.
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