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Event Information

Fun events are often held in KYOTO-UMEKOJI Area. Check the event information and come for a visit ♪

Project-sponsored Events
 KYOTO-UMEKOJI TANABATA ASOBI 2018 - Fun in the park at nighttime -

"KYO NO TANABATA (the Star Festival)" Umekoji park Site
KYOTO-UMEKOJI TANABATA ASOBI 2018 - FUN in the Park at Nighttime -
Aug. 3-12, 2018 (Fri.-Sun.)
LOCATION: Umekoji Park  ADMISSION: Free (excluding certain facilities)
As part of the summer tradition of Kyoto "KYO NO TANABATA", TANABATA events with the theme of FUN and playfulness are being held in Umekoji Park. Enjoy the appeal of a nighttime at Umekoji Park that is a little different than usual !

Illuminations and Paper Lanterns
DATES AND HOURS  Aug. 3-12 (Fri.-Sun.) 7pm-9pm
LOCATION  Central Square and surrounding path in Umekoji Park
Enjoy the illuminations with the gentle glow of paper lanterns along the path to create an otherworldly atmosphere.

 Summer Night Sky Restaurant & Wishes on Bamboo(KYOTO-UMEKOJI TANABATA ASOBI 2018)

KYOTO-UMEKOJI TANABATA ASOBI 2018 - Fun in the park at nighttime -
Summer Night Sky Restaurant
DATES AND HOURS  Aug. 4-5 (Sat.-Sun.),11-12 (Sat.-Sun.)
                 2pm-9pm
LOCATION  Central Square in Umekoji Park
A gourmet area featuring food trucks will be open. Experience an exclusive menu that can only be enjoyed here and a fashionably arranged rest area where you can enjoy your meal while gazing at the summer night sky.

Wishes on Bamboo
DATES  Aug. 4-5 (Sat.-Sun.)
LOCATION  Kyoto Aquarium, Kyoto Railway Museum, Central Square, SHIDEN CAFE, SHIDEN SHOP, UMEKOJI PARK CAFE, and MIDORI-NO-YAKATA
We have installed bamboo in various locations inside the park for visitors to decorate with small pieces of paper to write wishes for TANABATA.

 Extended Nighttime Hours of the Facilities in Umekoji Park(KYOTO-UMEKOJI TANABATA ASOBI 2018)

KYOTO-UMEKOJI TANABATA ASOBI 2018 - Fun in the park at nighttime -
Kyoto Aquarium  Extended Nighttime Hours and Illuminated Pathway
DATES Aug. 3-13 (Fri.-Mon.)
HOURS until 8pm (Last entrance 7pm)

Kyoto Railway Museum  Extended Nighttime Hours
DATES Aug. 4(Sat.), 5(Sun.), 11(Sat.), 12(Sun.)
HOURS until 7pm (Last entrance 6:30pm)

Chin-Chin-Densha(Streetcar)  Special Nighttime Run and Illumination
DATES Aug. 4(Sat.), 11(Sat.)
HOURS until 8pm (Last train 7:50pm)

Suzaku-no-Niwa(Japanese garden)  Extended Nighttime Hours
DATES Aug. 4(Sat.), 11(Sat.)
HOURS until 7pm (Last entrance 6:30pm)

Other Events
Jul. 3-31(Tue.-Tue.) 10am - 8pm the second floor of Kyoto Station
 GION MATSURI Festival in Kyoto Station Building
"The Exhibition of the festival brocade"
Sponcer:Kyoto Station Building Development Co.,Ltd and West Japan Railway Company
Jul.7- Sep.30(Sat.-Sun.) 10am - 4pm ※Admission until 3:30pm WACHIGAIYA
 The Special Opening of WACHIGAIYA(Cultural Property)
Sponcer:Kyoto City Tourism Association
Jul.14- Aug.19(Sat.-Sun.) 10am - 5pm ※Admission until 4:30 pm Ryukoku Museum
(the Buddhist museum)
 the Series Exhibition of Ryukoku Museum
"To visit temples and shrines in early modern period KYOTO"
Sponcer:Ryukoku Museum and The KYOTO SHINBUN
Jul. 15-16(Sun.-Mon.) 11am - 5pm the Square of Kyoto Station
 The Summer Special Event of Kyoto Station Building
"Thomas and Friends"
Sponcer:Kyoto Station Building Development Co.,Ltd
Jul.19- Sep.14(Thu.-Fri.) 10am - 4:30pm ※Admission until 4pm SUMIYA Banquet Culture Museum
 The Special Opening of SUMIYA(Important Cultural Property)
Sponcer:Kyoto City Tourism Association
Jul.21- Aug.26(Sat.-Sun.) 9am - 5pm ※Admission until 4:30pm Inochi-no-Mori in Umekoji Park
 The Quiz Rally in Inochi-no-Mori
Sponcer:Kyoto City Greenery Association
Aug. 4(Sat.) 9am - 4pm Entire area of Umekoji Park
 Crafts Fair in UMEKOJI Park
Sponcer:Kyoto City Greenery Association and Crafts Fair Executive Committee
Aug. 4-23(Sat.-Thu.) 10am - 7pm the second floor of Kyoto Station
 The Exhibition of "Curious George" in Kyoto Station Building
Sponcer:Kyoto Station Building Development Co.,Ltd
Aug. 16(Thu.) 7:30pm - 8:30pm Kuchukeiro(Sky way) and Ozorahiroba(Rooftop) in Kyoto Station building
 GOZAN no OKURIBI(Mountain Bon Fire)viewing festival
Sponcer:Kyoto Station Building Development Co.,Ltd
Aug. 25(Sat.)10am - 5pm Kyoto Station Building, Nishi-Hongan-ji Temple, Higashi-Hongan-ji Temple, Umekoji Park
 Shimogyo-Kyoto Ekimae Summer Fest 2018
Sponcer:Shimogyo-Kyoto Ekimae Summer Fest Executive Committee
Aug. 25- Sep.21(Sat.-Fri.) 10am - 7pm the second floor of Kyoto Station
 The Exhibition of Noh and Kyogen(Japanese Traditional Play)
in Kyoto Station Building
Sponcer:Kyoto Station Building Development Co.,Ltd and West Japan Railway Company
Sep. 1(Sat.) 9am - 4pm Entire area of Umekoji Park
 Crafts Fair in UMEKOJI Park
Sponcer:Kyoto City Greenery Association and Crafts Fair Executive Committee
Sep. 8(Sat.) 15:30pm - 7pm Large Lawn Area and Central Square in Umekoji Park
 The 22th Annual Umekoji Fureai Concert
Sponcer:Umekoji Fureai Concert Executive Committee
Sep. 16(Sun.) 11:30am - 3:30pm Large Lawn Area and Central Square in Umekoji Park
 Liberation Fest 2018
Sponcer:Liberation Fest Executive Committee
Sep. 22- Oct. 8(Sat.-Mon.)9am - 16:30pm Suzaku-no-Niwa Garden in Umekoji Park
 Fujibakama (Thoroughwort) and Japanese Flower Exhibition
Sponcer:Kyoto City Greenery Association and KBS Kyoto
Sep. 23(San.) Entire area of Umekoji Park
 Kyoto Ongaku Hakurankai (Music Expo) in Umekoji Park 2018
Sponcer:Kyoto Onpaku Executive Committee