From October 10th to November 8th, Shinrin Park in Saitama Prefecture will hold a light-up and illumination event called “Halloween Night in the Forest”.
Walk through the park at night enjoying the Halloween-themed artworks and installations, which include: a Sogetsu-style space installation, projection mapping, recycled art, lantern art and more.
The forest event is open only at night on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
- 10th (Sat), 11th (Sun)
- 17th (Sat), 18th (Sun, free admission day)
- 24th (Sat), 25th (Sun)
- 31st (Sat)
- 1st (Sun)
- 3rd (holiday, free admission day)
- 7th (Sat), 8th (Sun)
Note: The event opens 30 minutes earlier in November at 4:30 pm.
In case of rain, the event will be canceled. The decision to cancel will be posted on the park website at 2 pm on the day.
Getting to Shinrin Park
On event days, a free shuttle bus will run from Shinrinkoen Station to the central exit of the venue. This is the best option as there is no public transportation that brings you near the event—and the distance is fairly far to walk.
Alternatively you can drive and use the parking lot at the central exit. After 5 pm in October or 4:30 pm in the November, the parking fee is 300 yen/vehicle. Free for motorcycles.
General (high school students and older): 450
Seniors (65 and older): 210
Children (junior high school and younger): free
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At the door: ¥450
At the door: ¥210
- 2.8 km from Shinrinkōen Station
- 3.3 km from Tsukinowa Station