Shirakawago Winter Light-Up 2025

5:30pm – 7:30pm

The 2024 Shirakawa-go Winter Light-up has been announced! It will go ahead this year but reservations will be required to enter the village during this time.

Where is Shirakawago?

Shirakawago is a picturesque village in Gifu Prefecture. It is known for its traditional, triangle-shaped houses known as gasshō-zukuri.


Throughout January and February there will be six light-ups on certain Sundays (and one Monday).

  • January 14, January 21, and January 28
  • February 4, February 12 (Mon./Holiday), and February 18
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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