2018/07/14

2018 Ushio Matsuri Event Schedule

2018 Ushio Matsuri Event Schedule

52nd Annual
まつり    O    M I   まつり

July 27 (Friday) ~ July 29 (Sunday)



Otaru's biggest summer event USHIMATSURI is almost here!! This festival is held to show gratitude for the sea and 
hope for the development and prosperity of the city.
Check out some of the festival highlights here!
(Please disregard the dates as they are from 2017)


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  July 27, 2018 (Friday)  

Vendor booths open from 15:00 - 22:00

14:40  -  17:10       7th Annual YC Otaru Yomiuri Cup
                                      Karaoke Championship
17:20  -  17:40       Ushio Variety Stage (J-Pop)
18:00  -  18:30       Ushio Variety Stage (Dance)
18:00  -  19:00       Ushio Furekomi (starts from Miyako Kaikan)
19:00  -  20:00       Opening Ceremony
20:00  -  20:30     Fireworks Display
20:30  -  20:50       Ushio Variety Stage (Dance)
21:00  -  21:20       Ushio Variety Stage (Dance)
21:40  -  22:00       Ushio Variety Stage (Gospel)


  July 28, 2018 (Saturday)  

Vendor booths open from 10:00  - 22:30

10:30  -  10:50      Ushio Variety Stage (Dance)
11:00  -  11:15      Ushio Variety Stage (Taiwan Orchestra)
12:00  -  13:50      CarNavi Radio Live Broadcast
13:00  -  21:00      Ushio Nerikomi (starts from Hanazono Green Road)
21:40  -  22:00      Ushio Taiko Drumming Performance


  July 29, 2018 (Sunday)  

Vendor booths open from 10:00  - 22:00 

10:30  -     Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai 
                                    PatrangerShow (super hero action show)
11:30  -  11:50       Ushio Variety Stage (Dance)
12:10  -  13:00       Ushio Taiko Drumming Performance
13:10  -     Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai 
                                    PatrangerShow (super hero action show)
14:00  -  16:30       Mikoshi Parade
14:00  -  15:30       Ushio YOSAKOI & Dance Stage
15:45  -  15:50       Ushio Watari (Crossing) Departure Ceremony
16:30  -  17:30       Mikoshi Miyairi 
                                    (Portable Shrine returning to the Shrine)
17:50  -  18:20       Awards Ceremony (Uchiwa Contest, Nerikomi)
18:40  -  19:30       Ushio Variety Stage (Rock)
19:40  -  20:00       Ushio Variety Stage (J-Pop)
20:00  -  20:40       Fireworks Display
20:40  -  20:50       Ushio Taiko Drumming Performance
20:50  -  21:20       Closing Ceremony
21:20  -  21:40       Sayonara Ushio Ondo (Farewell Ushio Ondo Dance)
21:40  -  22:00       Ushio Taiko Drumming Performance

                                      ※ Please note schedule is subject to change


2018/03/24

Tenguyama Ropeway Temporary Closure for Maintenance

 Tenguyama Ropeway 
Temporary Closure


Otaru Tenguyama Ropeway Winter Season will end Sunday, March 25, 2018.
Before heading into the summer season, Otaru Tenguyama Ropeway
 will close temporarily for maintenance.

🚟
◇◆   CLOSED for Maintenance   

March 26 (Monday) - April 13 (Friday)


◇◆   2018 Summer Season   

April 14 (Saturday) - Nov. 4 (Sunday)


◇◆  Fare  

Round-Trip    Adult  1,200 yen Child  600 yen



◇◆ Contact ◆◇

Otaru Tenguyama Ropeway ☎ 0134-33-7381















2018/03/18

2018 JR Timetable ~ effective March 17, 2018 ~

🚅   2018 JR Timetable 

Please note the new timetable for JR Hokkaido trains, effective March 17, 2018.



<Rapid Airport> New Chitose Airport - Sapporo - Otaru

New Chitose Airport - Sapporo - Otaru - Kutchan - Niseko - Oshamambe

For other routes (ex: to Noboribetsu, Hakodate, Asahikawa, etc.) please go to the JR Hokkaido website



We look forward to seeing you!


2018/02/03

2018 Otaru Snow Light Path


雪-- キャンドル--雪--キャンドル--雪--キャンドル--雪--キャンドル--雪--キャンドル--雪--キャンドル--雪--キャンドル--雪--キャンドル--雪--キャンドル--雪

   OTARU SNOW LIGHT PATH   
Feb. 9, 2018 (Friday)  Feb. 18, 2018 (Sunday)
 5:00  9:00 pm



This year marks the 20th anniversary of the popular festival 
where candle lit glass floats sway along the canal and small 
snow sculptures and candlelight decorate our charming city.



Unga Kaijo (Canal Site)
Temiyasen Kaijo (Former Temiya Railway Site)
Asarigawa Onsen Kaijyo (Asarigawa Hot Springs Village Site)
Tenguyama Kaijo (Mt. Tengu Site)
Otaru Geijutsumura Kaijo (Otaru Art Base Site)


キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル


きらきらき Opening Ceremony ききらきら

February 9, 2018 (Friday)  
5:00 pm ~
Otaru Canal Asakusa Bridge

                                                                                                                

キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル  キャンドル

きらきらき Mt. Tengu Opening Event ききらきら

February 9, 2018 (Friday)  
6:30 pm ~

Lighting Ceremony
Taiko Drumming Performance
Snow Sculpture Light Up
Fireworks
Torchlight Parade




Here are some pics from last year's Snow Light Path.



~ Otaru Canal Site ~





~ Asakusa Bridge ~



~ Canal Plaza ~




~ Former Temiya Railway Site ~





~ Asarigawa Hot Springs Village Site ~






~ Shioya Site ~


 


 ~ Tomioka Catholic Church ~





 We look forward to seeing you!!