2023 : 8th -20th August
TIME & SCHEDULE
10.00 am to 4.30 pm
As one of the most 🌟 magnificent Sunflower festivals near Tokyo, 🌻 The Mashiko Sunflower Festival is great if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of a city and enjoy an afternoon among nature.
You’ll be blown away by the sight of thousands of golden flowers reach as far as the green hills in the distance ❗
While you are there, make sure to check out the 🔭 observation deck to see the sunflowers from above. If you’re in the mood for a little adventure, take a walk through the maze-like paths between the fields and snap some awesome pictures up close. 📸
Mashiko has loads of other fun activities for you to enjoy. Keep reading to find out more!
Established more than 80 years ago, Tonoike Sake Brewery is a traditional Sake brewery popular with overseas visitors. Visitors can drop by or book a tasting tour.
(Open 365 days)
Quickest: Via JR Utsunomiya Station (JR Utsunomiya Line)
Take the Tohoku Shinkansen or the JR Utsunomiya Line to JR Utsunomiya Station. Then take the bus to Mashiko Station. From Mashiko Station hire a bicycle (20min) or take a bus/taxi (10min).
Local: Via Shimodate station to Mashiko Station (Moka Line)
Take the Tohoku Shinkansen or the JR Utsunomiya Line to JR Oyama Station. Then take the JR Mito Line towards Mito and change trains at Shimodate for the Moka Line to Mashiko. From. From Mashiko Station hire a bicycle (20min) or take a bus/taxi (10min).
*There is a steam engine that runs once a day from Shimodate to Mashiko on weekends.
By Highway Bus
Highway Bus ‘Yakimono Liner’ from JR Akihabara Sta.
From JR Akihabara Station take the Yakimono Liner Bus (link to official bus site) ‘Highway bus ‘ (approx 2.5 hours). Get off at Mashiko Station. From Mashiko Sta. hire a bicycle (20min) or take a bus/taxi (10min).
20 min drive from Moka IC on the Kitakanto Expressway (Kitakanto Jidoshado).
Free parking nearby
For information about this event please contact the Tourist Office directly.
Tel: +81 0285-70-1120
Email: Contact Form (External Link)