Festivals of Japan

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Sendai Pageant of Starlight - Miyagi

Hundreds of thousands of lights light up the Japanese zelkova trees lining Jozenji-dori Ave., Sendai-shi’s main street. The lights come on from 17:30. The lights are switched off for a moment and then turned on again for the so-called Starlight Wink, which is held three times a day at 18:00, 19:00 and 20:00.

Event Dates Early December - Late December every year (tentative)
Event Details 14 days from Saturday, December 18 to Friday, December 31
Illuminations: Monday to Friday, 19:00 to 22:00
Saturday and Sunday, 18:00 to 22:00
December 31, 19:00 to 24:00
If there are requests for restaurants, etc., to reduce their business hours, 18:00 to 20:00
Illumination areas: Jozenji-dori, Sendai City (East side: from Umehara Mirror Store, West side: from Jozenji Garden Hills)
*As with last year, events such as Starlight Wink are cancelled
Official site http://www.sendaihikape.jp/
Location (venue) Jozenji-dori Ave.
Address Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi
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Region Hokkaido Tohoku
Category Illumination

Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.

update: Dec.3.2021

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