We will introduce the events scheduled for New Year’s holidays. Why not go out with your family and friends.
* Schedule, fee etc. may have been changed. If you need detailed information, please check with the homepage or contact address. (For Japanese only)
Nagashima Spa Land Countdown & New Year’s Party
It is the biggest countdown event in Tokai area. Countdown live by popular artists, all-you-can-ride attractions, you can also enter the hot springs! There are also fireworks to celebrate the New Year.
Date and time: December 31, 2018 (Monday) 20: 00 – January 1, 2019 (Tue) 3: 00
Address: Nagashima Spa Land (Kuwana-shi Nagashima-cho Urayasu 333)
Rates & Details: https://www.kankomie.or.jp/event/detail_39628.html
Countdown Official Page→click here
Contact address: 0594-45-1111
Takada Honzan Senshuuji Houonku (Oshichiya)
The Takada Honzan Senshuuji was designated as a national treasure in 2017, you can reach the Joya no Kane or the New Year’s Night Bell on New Year’s Eve (December 31) (There is a limit on number of people). In “Oshichiya” on January 9th – 16th, the Vol. 7 of “Hoke-kyo Sutra” (the Lotus Sutra) is chanted, and the stalls are lined up in the surrounding Jinai-cho where a lot of people gathers.
Date: January 9, 2019 (Wed) – January 16, 2019 (Wed)
Address: Takada Honzan Senjuuji (Tsu-shi Ishinden-cho 2819)
Contact info: 059-232-7234
Mokumoku no Oshougatsu
There are plenty of events, including drawing of ema (votive picture tablet of a horse), rice cake making, rice cake wrapping, and spinning top battle championship! There is also a performance of Japanese traditional arts / Japanese drums and a mini-pig show
Date: January 2, 2019 (Wednesday) – January 6, 2019 (Sun)
Address: Iga no Sato Mokumoku tedzukuri farm (Iga-shi Nishi Yubune 3609)
Fee: Entrance fee 500 yen (Some extra fee is required depending on the event)
Contact Info: 0595-43-0909
Bell farm no Tanoshii Oshougatsu
Traditional Japanese play events such as flying kites (only for 2 days, will be cancelled in the event of snow / strong wind), Kendama, spinning top, also there are activities such as cake making experience (charged) where elementary school children or less can participate. They will also sell Matsusaka beef gourmet.
Date: January 2, 2019 (Wednesday), Thursday 3 (Thursday)
Address: Matsuzakashi Nogyo Koen Bell Farm (Matsusaka-shi Ise Dera machi 551 – 3)
Fee: Free (partially charged)
Contact Info: 0598-63-0050
Ise Jingu Hatsumairi Park and Bus Ride Traffic Regulation
Congestion is predicted around the Ise Jingu around New Year’s holidays. As a countermeasure against traffic congestion, we set up a temporary parking lot around the Ken’ei San Arena, and we will operate the shuttle bus to the Ise Shrine gateway inner parking lot. Because time will change depending on the day, please be careful.
For details, please visit the homepage of “Rakuraku Ise Moude.”
Transportation Information (Japanese): http://www.rakurakuise.jp/content/regulation.php
Nenmatsu kii Nagashima Minato Ichi
Approximately 80 booths will open, that sells cheap and fresh seafood and special products of Kihoku-cho. There is also a free booth where you can bake and buy what you bought on the spot. Daily event such as tuna filleting show will be held.
Date and time: December 21, 2018 (Fri) – December 30, 2018 (Sun) 09: 00-14: 00
Address: Nagashimako-nai Tokusetsu Kaijo (Kitamuro-gun Kihoku-chō Kiinagashima-ku)
Fee: Free admission
Contact Info: 090-4865-5303
Toba Wan・Ago Wan Hatsuhi no de Cruise
With a special cruise to enjoy sunrise over the ocean, you can take pictures of New Year’s beautiful sea. Miki sake will also be served.
Date and time: January 1, 2019 (Tue) 06: 30~
Departure location: Toba-wan Cruise Toba Marine Terminal (Toba-shi Toba 1 – 2383 – 51)
Ago-wan Cruise Kashikojima-ko (Shima-shi Ago-cho Shinmei 752 – 11)
Rates & Details: https://www.kankomie.or.jp/event/detail_7040.html
Toba-wan Cruise official page→click here
Ago-wan Cruise official page →click here
Contact Info: Toba-wan Cruise 0599-25-3145
Ago-wan Cruise 0599-43-1023