The 2020 Light-up events will be held 6 times.
|1st||Jan 13||17:30 - 19:30|
|2nd||Jan 19||17:30 - 19:30|
|3rd||Jan 26||17:30 - 19:30|
|4th||Feb 2||17:30 - 19:30|
|5th||Feb 9||17:30 - 19:30|
|6th||Feb 16||17:30 - 19:30|
How to Join?
If you would like to join the light-up event, please reserve one of 3 options as followings. Without reservation, guests will be restricted to access the village. Please pay special attention to this rule.
【A- Stay overnight】
【B- 1 day entrance (self-drive + parking lot)】
【C- Package tours】
【D- Tour bus】
Please see more details as the table provided below. If you take the public bus to the village, you can only access the village before night and cannot join the light-up event unless you stay overnight.
|How to reserve?||Accommodation||Transportation||Observation deck ticket|
|A- Stay overnight||Ballot||○||Ｘ||○|
|B- 1 day entrance (self-drive + parking lot)||First-come, first-served basis||Ｘ||Ｘ||○ / Ｘ
|C- Package tours||First-come, first-served basis||○ / Ｘ||○||○ / Ｘ
|D- Tour bus||First-come, first-served basis||Ｘ||○||○ / Ｘ
|Public bus||First-come, first-served basis||Ｘ||○||Ｘ|
＊Limited observation deck tickets are provided. If you like to get the tickets, please note:
- If you are staying overnight in the village, you are guaranteed to get tickets of the observation deck.
- If you travel with the tour bus or 1 day entrance (self-drive), the tickets are not mandatory so please make sure the tickets are included while making the purchase.
- November update: Only【B- 1 day entrance (self-drive + parking lot)】,【C- Package tours】available.
【One day entrance (self-drive + parking lot)】
【Tour bus】Opens on 1st October. Please make your reservation here: https://www.nouhibus.co.jp/sale_shirakawago_illumination_en/
|Time||1 day entrance (self-drive + parking lot)||Tour bus||Public bus|
|13:00||Guests within 1 day ticket are able to enter the parking lot||Free entry for general visitors|
|14:00||Seseragi parking lot clean up|
|15:00||Observation deck clean up||Observation deck clean up|
|17:00||Shuttle bus service for observation deck starts||Shuttle bus service for observation deck starts||General visitor leave the village
Last bus to Takaoka: 16:50
Last bus to Takayama and Kanazawa: 17:30
（Only the guests who stay overnight are able to join the event）
|17:30||The light-up event starts||The light-up event starts|
|19:10||Last shuttle bus from the observation deck to the village||Last shuttle bus from the observation deck to the village|
|19:30||End of the light-up event||End of the light-up event|
|20:30||Parking lot closed||Tour bus returns to Takayama Station|
＊The return time for tour bus may be vary.
About Tour Bus
|Price||Adult JPY 9,800|
Child JPY 7,500
|Adult JPY 7,100|
Child JPY 4,800
|Adult JPY 7,500|
Child JPY 5,200
|Adult JPY 5,700
|Meeting point||Takayama Station||Takayama Station||Takayama Station||Takayama Station|
＊For the reservation & latest informaiton, please refer to https://www.nouhibus.co.jp/sale_shirakawago_illumination_en/
＊If you have any inquiries related to the tour bus of Nohi Bus Company, please contact(only Japanese): https://www.nouhibus.co.jp/contact/