From the winter illuminations held in various places in Yamagata prefecture Japan, we will introduce three illumination spots: Higashine Winter Festival, Fantasia of Yamagata Sound and Light, and Fujishima Illuminations.
Taking advantage of the terrain and characteristics of the venue, it was characteristic that elaborate productions were performed in various places, such as decoration of LED bulbs and LED tubes, and illuminations that change the light according to the music.
It cannot be said that the distance is short, but it is a distance that can be reached in a day, and there are hot spring towns such as Higashine Onsen and Yunohama Onsen in various places.
Please enjoy Yamagata in winter along with sightseeing and hot spring trips.
0:00 Fujishima Illuminations (Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture Japan)
The Fujishima Illuminations held at the Fujishima Historical Park “Hisuka” in Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture japan, is one of the largest christmas lights events in the Shonai region, where 160,000 colorful lights illuminate the vast park.
It was also popular as a photo spot that can be enjoyed by all generations, such as the logo that imaged the family crest of the wisteria flower of the Demon slayer that was a big hit in the movie version last year and the wisteria shelf illumination.
It will be held from November 3, 2021 to January 10, 2022, and admission is free. Temporary parking lots are also available at Tsuruoka City Fujishima Government Building and Higashidagawa Cultural Memorial Hall.
2:26 Higashine Winter Festival (Higashine City, Yamagata Prefecture Japan)
The Higashine Winter Festival is an christmas lighjts event held at the Higashine City public interest cultural facility “Manabia Terrace” in Higashine City, Yamagata Prefecture, and the largest lighting of 150,000 balls in Higashine City will brightly color the site.
Various productions were given, such as a PET bottle lantern made by a child in Higashine City and a huge tree with a height of 7 meters.
The event will be held from December 4, 2021 to January 10, 2022, and the parking lot of Manavia Terrace can be used free of charge.
5:06 Fantasia of Yamagata Sound and Light (Sagae City, Yamagata Prefecture Japan)
It is an illumination event that renewed the contents of the “Yamagata Snow Festival” that was held until 2020 and renewed the name of “Yamagata Sound and Light Fantasia”.
Approximately 150,000 lights, including roadside trees and nearby facilities, brightly illuminate the venue, Mogamigawa Furusato Park.
There will also be an illumination show where a tree of light with a height of about 7.5 meters and flowers of light emitting 600,000 colors change colors according to the music.
It will be held from November 26th to February 14th, 2021 and admission is free.
You can use the parking lot of Mogamigawa Furusato Comprehensive Park for free.