Tsukiakari Hana Kairou
Moonlight Flower Gallery
(Traditional Japanese Umbrella Illumination Event)

月かり花回廊 (鬼怒川温泉)

An enchanting oriental illumination inside a forest!

The organizers have confirmed that this event is GOING ahead.
We're sure this is happening, but 2024 dates and times are not confirmed.


2024 :  End of September to Early October


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

*Dates and times have NOT been confirmed with the organizer.


Illumination – Every Day –  18:30 – 21:00

– Special Events & Programmes –

Special Fireworks’ – 20:50 – 20:58, 22nd, 23rd, 30th September and 7th October.

Shinobue (Japanese bamboo flute) Concert’ – 18:30 to 18:50, 19:30 to 19:50, and 20:30 to 20:50, 23rd & 24th September.

Violin Concert’ – 18:30 to 18:50, 19:30 to 19:50, and 20:30 to 20:50, 30th September & 1st October.

Koto (Japanese harp) Concert’ – 18:30 to 18:50, 19:30 to 19:50, and 20:30 to 20:50, 7th, 8th & 9th October.

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



How to enjoy the Tsukiakari Hanakairou

Picturesque scenery
(Insta worthy!)

Fun for a group of friends

Romantic Evening

Girl's Day Out

Fun for the family

Solo Traveler

Traditional Japan

Enjoy 1-3 hours

🎇✨Step into a world of enchantment at the Tsukiakari Hana Kairou 🎑🎊

✨🌝 Discover the enchanting Tsukiakari Hanakairo (Traditional Japanese Umbrella Illumination Event) , translated as Moonlight Flower Gallery 🎑 in Kinugawa Onsen, a captivating illumination event created by the local businesses. Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of carefully arranged plants, flowers 💐 and Japanese umbrellas, illuminated under the moonlight, preserving the essence of the surrounding nature. Come and visit a night time illumination experience that is truly Japanese.  😌✨

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Access (How to get to Tsukiakari Hana Kairou in Kinugawa Onsen)

From Tokyo


Kinugawa Park


7 Fujihara, Nikko, Tochigi 321-2521, Japan

321-2521 栃木県日光市藤原 7

By Train

via Limited Express trains from Tobu-Asakusa Station (2hrs 30min)

From Asakusa or Shinjuku, take the Limited Express Revaty ‘Kegon’, ‘Aizu’ ‘Kinu’ or Spacia’ or towards Kinugawa Onsen or Tobu-Nikko. If the train is going towards Tobu-Nikko change at Shimo-imaichi Station in Nikko, and transfer to Tobu-Kinugawa Line bound for Shin-Fujiwara. Alight at Kinugawa Onsen Station and walk 4 minutes to Kinugawa Park.

Use the Japan Transit Planner to find trains.

By Car

via Dosawa IC on Nikko-Utsunomiya Doro  (2hrs 45min)

Approximately 2 hr 45 min (166.3 km) via Tohoku Expressway & Utsunomiya-Nikko Doro. It is around a 30-minute drive from Dosawa IC on the Nikko-Utsunomiya Doro (Toll road).

Luxury Bus from Utsunomiya

Silk Express
(Direct Bus from JR Utsunomiya Station)

Staying the night in Kinugawa Onsen?  Why not take the Silk Express for a hassle-free journey from JR Utsunomiya station to your hotel in Kinugawa Onsen?  Buses run daily (once a day), so please check the English page. 

Places to STAY in Kinugawa & Kawaji Onsens

Onsen Ryokans (Japanese style inns)

This area is a very popular hot spring destination with many traditional Ryokans that offer rooms for solo travelers and bookings for large groups. Some establishments can also cater to complex food requirements.

Kinugawa Grand Hotel YUME no TOKI

Kinugawa Grand Hotel Yume no toki (in Kinugawa Onsen)

Escape the city and indulge in seasonal Kaiseki cuisine, unwind in open-air baths, and relax in a lovely hot spring to experience a calm and memorable stay.

Kinugawa Park Hotel

Deluxe room at Kinugawa Park Hotels

Come and experience tranquility just minutes from Kinugawa Onsen Station. With scenic river views, delicious kaiseki food and amazing hot spring baths, our hotel is great for family vacations and getaways. 

Hotels (Western style)

Although there are more Ryokan-style accommodations in this area, there are also a few 3 to 4-star Western-style Hotels.

Holiday Rental (AIR BNB)

Holiday rentals aer als available in the area.

Contact Details (Event Organizer)

For information about this event please see the website s or contact the Nikko City Tourism Association Kinugawa-Kawaji Branch directly.

Tel: +81 (0)288-22-1525

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