It is the first regular event after Corona!
After the opening ceremony on Thursday, June 1,
Surprise fireworks are also launched.
We opened 💥 the 2023 season
Dates: June 1 (Thu) ~ July 6 (Thu) every Monday and Thursday
July 13 (Thu) ~ July 27 (Thu) every Thursday
Time: From 8 p.m.
Please note: Due to safety measures, the number of visitors is limited.
The first 2,000 people will attend. Please note.
We will introduce plenty of the charms of Obihiro City, Hokkaido, so thank you!
Obihiro City, Hokkaido is a city with a population of about 170,000 located in the center of the Tokachi Plain in central Hokkaido.
In this area rich in nature created by the rich land and climate, you can enjoy the beautiful nature of each season, such as fresh greenery in spring, cool summer, beautiful autumn leaves in autumn, and pure white snowscape in winter.
First of all, we will introduce popular sightseeing spots that you should never miss when you visit Obihiro City for sightseeing!
At Banei Tokachi (Obihiro Racecourse), located about a 7-minute drive from Obihiro Station, you can enjoy the world's only Banei Horse Race, where horses weighing more than 1 ton pull heavy iron sleds to compete for power, speed, and endurance.
In the Meiji period, "Banei horse racing" began in the Hokkaido pioneer era, when horses were indispensable for transportation and transportation, by comparing the value of agricultural horses as a power comparison. The historic and powerful race has been certified as a Hokkaido Heritage Site and is a popular tourist spot in modern times.
Please watch its powerful run for yourself and experience the feeling of elation and unity!
In addition, it is conveniently located 15 minutes by bus from Obihiro Station, and you can see about 70 kinds of animals at Obihiro Zoo, the second long-established zoo built in Hokkaido.
You can also play with large playground equipment such as a Ferris wheel and a merry-go-round, so it is a popular tourist spot that everyone from children to adults can enjoy.
Next, we will introduce two sightseeing spots where you can enjoy the flowers and trees of the four seasons of Obihiro.
A 15-minute drive from Obihiro Station, Manabe Garden is located in Obihiro City. It is a historic park boasting a vast site of 25,000 tsubo, and the strolling garden where you can see three types of gardens at once, such as Japan garden, Western-style garden, and landscape garden, is popular.
Visitors say "It's like coming to a fairyland!"
Next, at the Shichiku Garden, a 15,000-tsubo flower garden that spreads out on the vast grounds of the Tokachi Plain, which is located 35 minutes by car from Obihiro Station, about 2,500 kinds of flowers and trees are in full bloom, and you can enjoy them throughout the four seasons.
At the restaurant in the park, you can enjoy dishes using pesticide-free vegetables grown in the garden and fresh ingredients from Tokachi.
It is also recommended to start the day of sightseeing with a breakfast buffet where you can feel the refreshing breeze!
Next, we will introduce popular gourmet foods that you should definitely try when sightseeing in Obihiro.
Obihiro City's most popular local gourmet and specialty dish "Pork Bowl" is grilled pork marinated in a sweet and spicy sauce and placed on rice.
This exquisite cuisine has become a specialty gourmet loved not only by Obihiro citizens but also by tourists.
In addition, Tokachi is the largest dairy kingdom with the Japan production of raw milk, and many cheese artisans make their own cheese from this fresh raw milk.
Please heal your fatigue when sightseeing in Obihiro at the hot spring.
Obihiro City has many hot springs, and you can enjoy them at about 20 unique facilities.
There are also many day-trip hot spring facilities, and there are also facilities where you can soak in the hot springs and see the scenery of nature.
Find your favorite hot spring spot and spend time relaxing while taking a break.
Obihiro City full of highlights! Once you visit, you are sure to be drawn in by its charm.
We will regularly send out information on nature, sightseeing spots, gourmet food, and other attractions of Obihiro City, so thank you!