Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival

Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival (2018)
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Date
2018.2/9 (Fri)~2/12(Mon)

Place
Hirosaki Park

Opening Ceremony
2018. 2/9 (Fri) 10:00 AM~

Place
Inside of the Hirosaki Park

Snow Lanterns
・about 150 snow statue

Mini  Igloo
・Nishino Kuruwa (around Lotus Pond)
 about 300 snow statue

Food Stalls
Shino maru (area) about 20 stalls

Time
9:00 AM~9:00 PM
※The first day of the festival 10:00 AM~

Park Sovenir Shop
Shino maru (Yoshita bashi Bridge)
9:00 AM~9:00 PM

Snow Statue Light up at night
4:30 PM ~9:00 PM


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Big Snow Statue2018 Theme 「Hirosaki City Hall (Maekawa Main Building / New Building)」

The City Hall was designed by Kunio Maekawa who was a Japanese famous architect, a key figure of modern Japanese architecture in 1958. It was made of reinforced concrete with red bricks.
The wall of the second floor and the fourth floor roof were protruded.

2014 Hirosaki City Designation of structures of Landscape Importance
2015 National Registered Tangible Cultural Property (Main Building)   



Projection Mapping on Big Snow Statue

Date:During the festival

Time:①6:00 PM~ ②6:30 PM~ ③7:00 PM~ ④7:30 PM~ ⑤8:00 PM~ ⑥8:30 PM~
※Projection Mapping ④ will be held only 2/9(Fri), 2/12(Mon).





Hirosaki Winter Fireworks
Fireworks will be held in Recliation Field of the Hirosaki Park.

■2/10(Sat) 7:00 PM~

※It will be postponed in case of bad weather.














Tsugaru-Nishiki-e Cloister


Tsugaru-Nishiki-e Cloister started in 2011 as a part of the 400th Anniversary of the construction of Hirosaki Castle, and has been continued every year since.
This cloister exhibits Kagami-e (Front) and Miokuri-e(Back),
that are a part of Neputa festivities of the year. The cloister is lit up at night.

Place:In front of Ninomaru amusement park, Hirosaki Park






Hirosaki Snow-lit Paths
Hirosaki snow-lit paths will be set up.

The main site is the Kita-no-kuruwa of Hirosaki Park.

Place:Hirosaki Park (Kita-no-Kuruwa)

Time : 5:00 PM~9:00 PM





Children's Playground

Big and middle sized snow slide
Snow play is geared for kids of all ages!
Children who visit Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival can experience the thrill of inner tubing
and sledding down snow packed slopes.
It will be fun!