Shonan’s Jewelry Illumination 2017-18 (November 25th – February 18th)

“Shonan’s Jewelry Illumination 2017-18” is being held in the Enoshima Island located in the northern part of Kanagawa Prefecture, in the area known as Shonan.

On Enoshima Island, there are the famous Enoshima Shine, Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden, Enoshima Iwaya (a cave of sea erosion), and other tourist sites. The island attracts many tourists especially on the weekends.

“Shonan’s Jewelry Illumination 2017-18” takes place in Samuel Cocking Garden, also known as the Enoshima Tropical Plants Garden. As the main show of the event, the observation lighthouse called Enoshima Sea Candle in the garden is lit up at night. The illumination will be on until mid-February.

November 25, 2017 – February 18th, 2018

Weekdays, Year End and New Year (December 31st to January 3rd): 5pm-8pm (Last entry at 7pm30)
Weekends, holidays and December 23rd to December 30th: 5pm-9pm (Last entry at 8pm30)

CDJapan Rental has a great deal on pocket wifi, with a range of flexible plans starting at ¥187/day. Japan Pocket Wifi Rental

Main Venue
Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden/Sea Candle
* Some restaurants and cafes also have special version of lighting-up.

Admission to Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden
Admission to the garden: Adult: 200 JPY, Child: 100 JPY
Admission to the Sea Candle: Adult: 500 JPY, Child: 250 JPY
* The Sea Candle is inside the Samuel Cocking Garden, so the Admission for the garden is included in the Admission to the Sea Candle

Katase-Enoshima Station on Odakyu Enoshima Line, 20-minute walk
Enoshima Station on Enoden (Enoshima Electric Railway), 25-minute walk
Shonan-Enoshima Station on Shonan Monorail, 27-minute walk

Main Events
1. The illumination of Sea Candle – “The Grand Space of Lights”
As shown in the top picture, with the line lights decorated, the Sea Candle will become a big shining tree in the night.

November 25th, 2017 – February 18th, 2018
Sea Candle (in Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden)

2.The arch formed by more than 70 thousand crystal beads – “Shonan Chandelier”
At the entrance of the Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden, an arch called “Shonan Chandelier” will connect your way to the “The Grand Space of Lights”. It has totally 70 thousand crystal beads this year, which is 10 thousands more than last year.

November 25th, 2017 – February 18th, 2018
Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden

3. Enoshima “The Light Street”
Totally up to 1km lighting-up all over the island will connect the event venues together, which forms a street of lights.

4. More than 20 thousands winter tulips will blossom and the lighting-up
From the middle of December to the Late January every year, more than 20 thousands winter tulip will blossom together. There will also be the lighted up during the night.

Mid-December, 2017 – Late January, 2018
The square near the entrance of the Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden

5. The finale of Shonan’s Jewelry Illumination 2017-18 – “MIRRORBOWLER The Light Art”
In the last week of the illumination, hundreds of mirror balls will decorate the event venue to welcome a finale of the whole event.

February 10th, 2018 – February 18th, 2018
Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden

(Visited 5 times, 1 visits today)
GetAround Japan is your number one travel guide, providing the latest information on visiting and living in Japan, with tips on what to eat, things to do, and places to stay. Whether you're planning for a trip far in the future, or already in Japan in need of some fresh ideas, our archive of posts will help you find the best way to fill your time and get the most out of your travel experience. We provide you updates on serious policies that affect visitors and foreign residents while also keeping things light and fun with articles on quirky trends and pop culture. How do we know how to provide visitors the information they need? Our affiliate company CDJapan Rental provides WIFI and Sim Card rentals to thousands of visitors to Japan every year. In other words, we are constantly in touch with and listening to the voices of our customers, and infuse our blog with the information they ask us for. For inquiries, contact us here Company Information CDJapan Rental (Neowing Corporation) 1-10-15-3F Nihonbashi Horidome Chuo, Tokyo 103-0012, Japan
Scroll to top