Sendai Illumination Event  


SENDAI PAGEANT OF STARLIGHT is an illumination event at the central part of Sendai which starts from December, 6th continuously til December, 31st along the central pedestrian lane of Jozenji-dori with about 600,000 of LED lights decorated splendidly on the Keyaki(zelkova) trees along the lane that bathe the area in a warm glow at night.


Holding period/December, 6th(Tue)~31st(Sat) Holding time/17:30~23:00 (~24:00 on December, 31th) Location/Jozenji-dori(Higashi nibanchou-dori~City hall) TEL/022-261-6515(Executive Committee of SENDAI PAGEANT OF STARLIGHT EVENT) ACCESS CAR:From Tohoku Expressway Sendai Miyagi IC to west side of Miyagi Prefectural Office in 10 mins ※There is traffic regulation TRAIN:from Sendai station take subway Nanboku line to Kotodai Park Station in 3 mins and walk 1 min TIPS/Because the parking lots nearby the event is expected to be crowded, so it is recommended to come by public transportation.

Well, we will tell you tips to fully enjoy this event up to 120%!!

The event starts with the opening of lights ceremony

The first day of Sendai Pageant of Starlight Event, suddenly when the row of Zelkova trees along the road be lighted up, there will be live chorus shows of the theme song of the pageant of light and others at the center of the event.



Event date/December, 6th(Tue)
Time/17:00~(lit up the lights 17:30~)
Place/In front of Sendai Mediatheque (road side)


Enjoy the tunnel of lights from the bus

LOOPLE SENDAI「For Pageant of Light」is Sendai city loop bus which special operate in the Pageant of Light Event period which will take you enjoy around the event from Jozenji-dori to the center of decorated illumination. If you are lucky, may be you can ride the Sendai Loople bus which special decorated with illunination for this special event only.


Service period/December, 6th(Tue)~31st(Sat)
Fare/One way:Adult 200 Yen・Child 100 Yen
The service route/Sendai station→Aoba through Ichibancho Station→
Bansui sodo→Mediatheque→Jozenji through City Hall→Hirose-dori Station→Sendai station
※For Pageant of Light : When finished riding one round, You have to get off at the end of Sendai Station.
Time required/One round about 50 mins
Travel time/ Depart from Sendai station(in every 20 mins) from 17:30,17:40 - 20:00


You will be so happy once you see it!Pink light bulb "Happy Pink"

「Among 600,000 of light bulbs, there is only one is a pink light bulb, if you find it, you will be happy!」is the enchantment for ones who are lucky! so, it's called "Happy Pink". Let try to find your lucky! But finding your Happy Pink in 600,000 light bulbs, it's like looking for a needle in the haystack ・・・why not try to find from where a lot of people turning their smartphone to capture some pics which located upon the tree? may be it's a hint for you! 



There are a lots to enjoy more. Let's come to enjoy SENDAI The Pageant of Light Event in this winter!

ORIGINAL ARTICLE SOURCE : www.hisgo.com/visit-japan/

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