Nov 1
~
Jan 9 2023

Saga Light Fantasy

5:00pm – 12:00am
Free

Spreading out from the south entrance of Saga Station, Saga Light Fantasy is a winter illumination featuring more than 1.8 million colored LED bulbs. There will be an incredible opening night on November 1 with food stalls, lighting ceremonies, and other festivities.

The lights will be switched on each day at 5 p.m. and switched off at midnight.

Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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