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Night Cherry Blossom Festival in Kinugawa Onsen

(Yozakura Daienkai)


A night ‘Sakura Hanami Festival’ nearby Tokyo


2020: Early April

*Dates and times have not been confirmed by the organizer.



*Dates and times have not been confirmed by the organizer.


*All dates & activities are subject to change due to weather and/or unforeseen circumstances.


Free (Seats can be booked for 1,000 yen)

How to enjoy the Night Cherry Blossom Festival in Kinugawa Onsen

Experience Traditional Japan

Picturesque scenery
(Great for Instagram pics!)

Enjoy special Hanami Bento (Must book in advance)

Fun for couples

Enjoy for 1-3 hours

🌸🌙Enjoy a mystical night under the sakura trees in Kinugawa Onsen🌙 🌸

Every year for a week in early April, when the 🌸cherry blossoms are in their full bloom, the sakura trees in Gokoku shrine and the Onsen shrine are 🔦lit up for visitors to experience a 🏮mystical atmosphere and enjoy Japanese 🎵traditional festival ️music as well as traditional performances by local 👘geisha ladies.

This “Night Cherry Blossom Festival” in Kinugawa Onsen is a great opportunity for overseas visitors to experience the authentic local culture and the beauty of the night sakura in the same location.

Entrance is free, but there is an opportunity to reserve a delicious 🍴🍱Hanami Bento (Dinner box) for only 2,000yen, which includes seating in the reserved area.

While you are there, don’t forget to take a dip in the amazing hot springs (onsens) ‘Kinugawa onsen’ ♨️ has to offer as well 😉.

What to do nearby the Night Cherry Blossom Festival in Kinugawa Onsen

– Local recommendations –

Unique Experience

  • Experience the ‘Samurai’ world in Edo Wonderland


  • Revitalize in a traditional Japanese Hotspring (Onsen)
  • Canoeing, SAP, Down-river Fishing (Spring-Autumn)


  • Rafting & Canyoning (Spring-Autumn)
  • Snow Trekking, Airboarding (Winter)

Food / Drinks

  • Try a Yuba dish
  • Sake Tasting
  • Traditional Japanese Cuisine

Family Fun

  • Edo Wonderland
  • Tobu World Square


  • Sake Brewery Tour

How to get to the Night Cherry Blossom Festival in Kinugawa Onsen

By Train

 From Kinugawa-Onsen Station (Tobu Kinugawa Line)

30 min walk from Kinugawa Onsen Station (Tobu Kinugawa Line) or short bus ride from Kinugawa Onsen town center

From Kinugawa-koen Station (Tobu Kinugawa Line)

15min walk from Kinugawa-koen Station

By Car

25 min drive from Imaichi IC on the Nikko Utsunomiya Road


Kinugawa Onsen Gokoku Shrine, 834 Taki, Kinugawa Onsen, Nikko city, Tochigi Pref. Japan 321-2526


Any questions about this event?

For information about this event please contact the Tourist Office directly.

Tel: +81 0288-22-1525

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Web: English Website (External Link)

Web: Japanese Event Website (External Link)

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