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Nagoya Illumination Special Collection 2021-2022

Nagoya Illumination Special Collection





Nagoya is full of fun events like illumination, skating rinks, fireworks, and more in winter. Have a wonderful time in Nagoya with that special someone.

*Due to the impact of the novel coronavirus, event contents are subject to change. Please confirm the latest information on the official websites whenever possible before heading out.

Nagoya Station Area

Meieki Illumination 2021

Meieki Illumination

Various businesses and organizations cooperate to illuminate Nagoya Station's surroundings all at once! The area around Nagoya Station lights up with a brilliant display of lights.

Period: From Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Location: In the area around Nagoya Station
Illumination Time: From 5:00 PM
Access: Nagoya Station on the subway, JR, Meitetsu, and Kintetsu lines

Meieki Illumination Photo Campaign 2021
Post photos of the illumination around Nagoya Station or business facilities’ Christmas decorations on Instagram using the hashtag #メイエキイルミ2021 (Meieki Illumination 2021).
Winning photos will receive vouchers that can be used to enjoy Nagoya Station.

Period: Wednesday, November 10-Saturday, December 25, 2021

Dai Nagoya Building Winter Illumination

This year, the illumination is combined with Disney's Gift-Giving Christmas Promotion "Disney Christmas the WONDERFUL PRESENT!"

Period: From Wednesday, November 10, 2021
*Disney's Gift-Giving Christmas Promotion tie-in until Saturday, December 25, 2021.
Location: Dai Nagoya Building 5F Sky Garden
Illumination Time: 4:00 PM-11:00 PM
Address: 3-28-12 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya
Access:
 3-minute walk from Nagoya Station on the JR, Meitetsu, and Kintetsu lines
 1-minute walk from Nagoya Station on the subway lines

Hirokoji-dori Road Illumination

LED objects are installed in the flower beds at the corners of Sasashima and Yanagibashi crossings.

Period: Tuesday, November 9, 2021-middle of January, 2022 (tentative)
Illumination Time: 5:30 PM-12:00 AM
Access: 5-minute walk from Nagoya Station on the subway, JR, Meitetsu, and Kintetsu lines

Noritake Garden's Christmas Garden 2021

A statue of Santa resting on top of a chimney makes an appearance along with a giant Christmas tree! Starting from sundown, colorful illumination lights up the garden.

Saturday, November 13-Saturday, December 25, 2021
Location: Noritake Garden
Illumination Time: After sundown-7:00 PM (Until 9:00 PM, December 23-25)
Holiday: Varies depending on the facility. Please check the official Noritake website for details.
Cost: Free
Address: 3-1-36 Noritake Shin-machi, Nishi-ku, Nagoya
Access:
 Just next to the Me~guru Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus "Noritake Garden West" and "Noritake Garden" Bus Stops
 5-minute walk from Exit 2 of Kamejima Station on the Higashiyama subway line
 15-minute walk from Nagoya Station on the subway, JR, Meitetsu, and Kintetsu lines

Midland Christmas 2021

This year's theme is "Beyond Borders," featuring fashion designer Ms. Tamae Hirokawa's "dress tree."

Period: Wednesday, November 10-Saturday, December 25, 2021
Location: Midland Square
Illumination Time: 5:00 PM-11:00 PM (Some days differ)
Address: 4-7-1 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya
Access: Directly connected at five places from underground shopping center Sun Road at Nagoya Station on the subway, JR, Meitetsu, and Kintetsu lines

KITTE Nagoya's FloweRing Christmas

A 13-meter-tall artistic tree imagining a "FloweRing" using "flower loss" (fresh flowers which were scheduled to be discarded) makes an appearance.

Period: Wednesday, November 10-Saturday, December 25, 2021
Location: KITTE Nagoya
Illumination Time: 5:15 AM-12:30 AM
Address: 1-1-1 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya
Access:
 1-minute walk from JR Nagoya Station
 Directly connected to Nagoya Station on the Meitetsu, Kintetsu, and subway lines

Nagoya Lucent Tower Winter Illumination

Illumination lights up the south facing plaza.

Period: Wednesday, November 10, 2021-Sunday, January 31, 2022 (tentative)
Location: Nagoya Lucent Tower
Illumination Time: 5:00 PM-11:00 PM
Address: 6-1 Ushijima-cho, Nishi-ku, Nagoya
Access: 5-minute walk from the Sakuradori Exit of JR Nagoya Station

Sakae Area

Iceless Skating Rink, Toyoda Gosei Rink

This established winter event has been attended by a total of 440,000 people over 12 years.
During the day the rink is lively with mostly families or students while the illumination at night is very beautiful and is recommended as couple's date spot or photo spot.

Period: Saturday, December 4, 2021-Sunday, March 13, 2022
Location: Oasis 21 Galaxy Platform
Opening Hours:
 1:00 PM-8:00 PM (Weekdays)
 10:00 AM-8:00 PM (Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and December 25-January 3)
*Admission until 30 minutes before closing
Cost:
[Weekdays] 1,000 yen for junior high school students and older, 500 yen for elementary school students and younger
[Holidays] 1,300 yen for junior high school students and older, 500 yen for elementary school students and younger
Address: 1-11-1 Higashisakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya
Access:
 Directly connected to exit 4A of Sakae Station on the Higashiyama and Meijo subway lines
 Directly connected to Sakaemachi Station on the Meitetsu Seto line
 Just next to the Me~guru Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus "Chubu Electric Power MIRAI Tower" Bus Stop

~Holding Wishes to the Light~ Akariba Hisaya

The approximately 80-meter-long reflecting pool in the southern area of Hisaya-odori Park Mizube Hiroba is magically decorated with blue lasers and lights in the shape of Japanese iris, the prefectural flower.

Period: Wednesday, December 1, 2021-Monday, January 31, 2022
Location: Hisaya-odori Park ZONE4 Mizube Hiroba
Illumination Time: 5:00 PM-12:00 AM

Sakae Minami and Osu Winter Illumination

The Sakae neighborhood is decorated with brilliant illumination.

Period: Thursday, November 18, 2021-Sunday, February 27, 2022
Location: Otsu-dori Avenue (Sakae to Kamimaezu intersection) and Ise-machi-dori Avenue
Illumination Time: 5:00 PM-12:00 AM
Access:
 Alight at Sakae Station on the Meijo and Higashiyama subway lines
 Alight at Yaba-cho Station on the Meijo subway line
 Alight at Kamimaezu Station on the Meijo and Higashiyama subway lines
 Alight at Sakaemachi on the Meitetsu Seto line

Kanayama Area

Light of Hope ~Beginning to Head Towards Your Dreams~

Flower objects are arranged inside an impressive transparent dome. Visitors can enjoy a close-up view of the illumination from within the dome.

Period: Thursday, November 11, 2021-Sunday, February 20, 2022
Location: ASUNAL KANAYAMA
Illumination Time: 5:00 PM-10:00 PM (tentative)
Address: 1-17-1 Kanayama, Naka-ku, Nagoya
Access: 1-minute walk from Kanayama Station on the JR, Meitetsu, and Meijo subway lines

Port of Nagoya

Port of Nagoya Christmas Illumination 2021 BRIDGE YOUR WISH ~Connecting Your Hopes and Wishes at Night~

This year's illumination theme is "BRIDGE YOUR WISH ~Connecting Your Hopes and Wishes at Night~." Winter at the Port of Nagoya is lit with Christmas illumination that imagines a suspension bridge of wishes and hopes leading towards a bright future.

Period: Friday, December 3-Friday, December 24, 2021
Location: Port of Nagoya Seaside Garden Tsudoi Plaza, Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium main entrance stairs
Illumination Time: 4:30 PM-9:00 PM
Address: Minato-machi, Minato-ku, Nagoya
Access: Just next to Nagoyako (Nagoya Port) Station (last stop) on the Meiko subway line

ISOGAI Fireworks Theater in Port of Nagoya

ISOGAI Fireworks Theater in Port of Nagoya

Dazzling fireworks are launched from the ocean into the clear winter night sky in an entertaining fireworks show that tells a heart-warming story together with music.

Date: Saturday, December 25, 2021
*Held rain or shine (moved to the next day in the case of severe weather)
Location: Garden Pier, Port of Nagoya
Time: Doors open at 5:00 PM / Event from 6:30 PM
Cost: 5,000 yen and up
*All seats by reservation only. General ticket sales start from November 8 at 10:00 AM.

Outside Nagoya

Nabana no Sato Illumination

One of the largest and impressively bright illumination events in Japan!

Period: Saturday, October 23, 2021-Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Location: Nabana no Sato
Illumination Time: Sundown-Nabana no Sato's closing time (please see the official website for details)
Holiday: Tuesday, January 11-Thursday, January 13, and Monday, January 24-Friday, January 28, 2022
Cost:
2,300 yen for elementary school students and adults (including a 1,000-yen coupon for use within Nabana no Sato), free for children younger than elementary school students

Laguna Illumination "Lagoon of Light"

This winter, giant, shining lantern illuminations will appear for the very first time! Visitors can also enjoy beautiful illumination throughout the park, including fun attractions wrapped in illumination and 12 of Japan’s finest illuminated arches with over 1,000,000 lights.

Period: Saturday, November 6, 2021-Monday, February 28, 2022
Location: Lagunasia in Laguna Ten Bosch
Illumination Time: Sunset-Lagunasia's closing time (business hours may differ by day or season)
Holiday: Wednesdays and Thursdays in February (excluding February 23)
Cost: 2,250 yen for adults, 1,300 yen for elementary school students
*Viewing the Lantern Illumination "Clownfish Forest" requires a separate fee.

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