Upcoming events and festivals information
Here we guide for the events, festivals, seasonal flowers and more for
this month and next month. If you have a plan to visit the area, don't
Autumn Colors in the area
In Enoshima and Kamakura area, usually from the middle of November to the
beginning of December is the best season to see autumn colors
As there are almost yellow-colored leaves in and near around Enoshima Island,
we recommend that you go to Kamakura City if you want to see vivid red-colored
Especially, Hasedera Temple only lights up the garden in Kamakura during
autumn colors season, so don't miss it!
Garden lights up
will be held from the sunset to 18:30 (6:30 pm), Nov.25 - Dec.10.
(*Standard admission fee required.)
Enjoy the fantastic world of illuminations!!
An award winning winter illumination event "Shonan no Hoseki
" ([湘南の宝石] means Jewel of Shonan) will be held from Nov.25 to Feb.18, 2018.
It is one of the biggest winter illumination event around Tokyo area, and
lit up most of major spots in the island such as Sea Candle observation
lighthouse, Samuel Cocking Garden, Kamegaoka Square, Nakatsunomiya Square,
Ryuren no Kane (Lover's Hill) and inside of Iwaya Cave.
Also 4 stations of Enoden Line (Enoshima, Kamakura Koko Mae, Hase and Kamakura)
and Katase-Enoshima Station of Odakyu Line will be illuminated same period.
At Enoshima Aquarium, Christmas tree decorations and special exhibitions will be held until Dec.25.
New year events
It is one of the important events for Japanese people to welcome the New
Year, and a number of traditional customs and events are also held during
the first 3 days from the New year.
Many temples and shrines are specially open and welcomes visitors from
the midnight for Hatsumode (first worshipping to the temples/shrines).
And also many people goes to the seaside or mountain to see the first sunrise
of the year (Hatsuhinode).
Please see more detail guide and info for New year events in Enoshima and Kamakura