Nov 11
~
Feb 20 2022

Marunouchi Illumination 2021

3:00pm – 11:00pm
Free

Each year from late autumn until mid-February, the trees along the Marunouchi area’s Naka Dori are strewn with fairy lights to give the area an extra special winter feel.

In addition to lighting up the naked branches, there are typically temporary illuminated sculptures on the sidewalks. Naka Dori begins near Tokyo Station and continues for about 500 meters to the vicinity of the Peninsula Hotel.

2021’s theme is “Magic” to correspond with the 20th anniversary film release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. A large magical Hogwarts-themed tree will be erected.

Note that in the month of December the illuminations will run until midnight but revert to the 11 pm switch-off again in January.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, many events have been canceled. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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