Yamagata, Tsuruoka Winter Festival Light Up

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A fantastical snowy world lit up by warm lights

The Tsuruoka Winter Festival, which creates a beautiful winter sight, lights up the area!
During the festival, the former Nishitagawa Government Office (now Chido Museum) and the museum Taihokan inside Tsuruoka Park are both lit up, creating a beautifully romantic nighttime snowscape.

The festival of lights was inspired by the melody of Yoshinao Nakada’s song, “Yuki no Furu Machi wo.” Whether you go with a special someone to make precious memories, to see the lights with children, or even go by yourself, it is a beautiful sight we recommend you experience.

Overview of Tsuruoka Winter Festival Light Up

Basic information on Tsuruoka Winter Festival Light Up

Event Period
December 23, 2017 - February 27, 2018
Lights illuminated between
4 pm – 10 pm
※Lights on the 31st of December stay on until 7am the next morning
Address
4 Babacho, Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture
Location
Tsuruoka Park, Babacho, Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture
Access
About 7 minutes by taxi from JR Tsuruoka Station
2 minutes by bus from JR Tsuruoka Station to Tsuruoka City Town Hall
Admission
Free