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Festa Luce 2022 – The Lighting Ceremony at Wakayama Marina City: Video Introduction

This video, titled "Festa Luce in Wakayama Marina City 2022 Lighting Ceremony DIGEST" (フェスタ・ルーチェin和歌山マリーナシティ2022点灯式DIGEST), was uploaded by "festa luce."
The video introduces the lighting ceremony and event venue for the illumination event "Festa Luce" held on November 3, 2022 at Wakayama Marina City.
The venue is not only beautiful, but is host to a variety of illuminations, and there are plenty of attractions that families and couples can enjoy.
Be sure to check out the video to see the venue and see the moment the lights at the illumination are turned on!
[Video] 0:51 - Lights Being Turned On for the Illumination

Wakayama Marina City – Information About the Venue Where the Illumination Is Held

Image of Wakayama Marina City
Photo:Wakayama Marina City

Wakayama Marina City is an artificial island and city resort, that is located in Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture, in Japan's Kansai region. It is conveniently located near an airport as well. It's a popular place for a night out in Japan's Kansai region, especially for those in Osaka.
The area is home to Porto Europe, a European townscape, Kuroshio Market, a market popular among tourists, Kishu Kuroshio Onsen, a hot spring and spa, Wakayama Marina City Sea Fishing Park, as well as hotels and other attractions.

Highlights of Festa Luce in Wakayama Marina City in 2023

Festa Luce, in Wakayama Marina City, a festival of lights held for the first time in 2017, is a very popular event and attracts many visitors every year.

During the event period, Wakayama Marina City will be gorgeously lit up with projection mapping and other illuminations. There are many things to see, such as the 16-meter-long Christmas tree towering over the fountain square and the illumination light parade of light and sound! The Castle Projection Mapping, which will be revived after four years, is a must-see.

"In 2023, ""Festa Luche Gacha"" will be introduced, where you can make clattering with coins that you can receive with a dwarf admission ticket!"Please try not to forget the shiny goods without losing.
There are also hands-on attractions, so visitors can enjoy more than just watching the illuminations. Parents and children, friends, and even couples can have a blast at this exciting event.
[Video] 1:01 - A Photogenic Scene at the Illumination Event

The illumination starts at 5:00 p.m. If you're sightseeing in the area, consider stopping by and enjoying the magical illuminations!

Christmas Market and Sky Lantern, 2 Popular Attractions at Festa Luce

A Christmas Market is also held on weekends in November and December. Visitors can enjoy all sorts of delicious food and shopping while watching the illuminations. Don't forget to grab yourself a warm drink while perusing Christmas goods!

Events, such as music concerts and street performances, are also held on weekends and liven up the Christmas season. On November 18th, 25th and 9th, the Sky Lantern Festival will be held with 800 lanterns floating in the sky. The lanterns floating in the winter night sky at the European-style venue create a world of pure fantasy. Only 800 lanterns will be available for each date, so be sure to get your hands on one asap! The lanterns soar through the night sky lit up by the illuminations. Be sure to bring a camera, as this is an experience you won't want to forget!

Summary of Festa Luce, an Illumination at Wakayama Marina City

Image of Festa Luce at Wakayama Marina City
Photo:Festa Luce at Wakayama Marina City

This video was an introduction to the highlights of the illumination lighting ceremony. Please check the following and the official website for information on admission fees, advance tickets, etc.

If you have the chance, be sure to visit Wakayama Marina City this winter, where you can experience a magical Christmas event!

◆Festa Luchein Wakayama Marina City 2023◆
Period: November 3, 2023 - February 12, 2024 開催 However, January 1st is closed
     Saturday, Sunday and Holiday from January 9, 2024 to February 12, 2024
Opening hours: 17:00~21:00 (last admission 20:30)
*Saturday of November and December 24 and 25 from 17:00 to 22:00 (last admission 21:30)
Admission: Adults 1,800 yen (1,600 yen in advance) 1,000 yen for children (800 yen in advance)
Attraction Night Pass: 1,800 yen for adults and children (1,600 yen in advance)

【TripAdvisor】Wakayama Marina City

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