2022: 2nd April (Sat) to 10th April (Sun)
*All dates & activities of the Night Cherry Blossom Festival are subject to change due to weather and/or unforeseen circumstances. See the bottom of this page for contact details of the local tourist board. (This post was last updated 20th March 2022)
Experience Traditional Japan
(Great for Instagram pics!)
Enjoy for 1-3 hours
Fun for couples
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.
While you are there, don’t forget to take a dip in the amazing hot springs (onsens) ‘Kinugawa onsen’ ♨️ has to offer as well 😉.
From Kinugawa-Onsen Station (Tobu Kinugawa Line)
25 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
25 min drive from Imaichi IC on the Nikko Utsunomiya Road
(Free on-site parking for 30 cars)
Kinugawa Onsen Gokoku Shrine, 834-45 Taki, Kinugawa Onsen, Nikko city, Tochigi Pref. Japan 321-2526
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