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Fuji Shibazakura 2024 in Japan

A festival that celebrates the beauty of Shibazakura

Dates: April 13–May 26, 2024

Fuji Shibazakura
Fuji Shibazakura
Fuji Shibazakura

The Fuji Shibazakura Festival is a premier event nationwide, showcasing the mesmerizing beauty of shibazakura (pink or phlox moss). Five hundred thousand moss phlox trees, one of the largest collections in the metropolitan area, burst into full bloom across an expansive site at the foot of Mt. Fuji.


Hosted at the Fuji Motosuko Resort, approximately 2 miles (3 km) south of Lake Motosuko in the Fuji Five Lakes area, the festival treats visitors to stunning views of expansive shibazakura fields, complemented by the majestic backdrop of Mount Fuji on clear days.

Pink Moss Wonderland

Visitors can witness the amazing spectacle of a pink carpet draped over the picturesque landscape, creating an awe-inspiring view. Everyone can admire the vibrant shades of seven varieties of pink and purple moss phlox, including the McDaniel Cushion and Autumn Rose, all in full bloom. And, of course, festival guests can take in the breathtaking panorama of Mount Fuji against the backdrop of the pink landscape.

Festival hours & Tickets

The venue welcomes visitors daily from April 13 to May 26, offering varying hours of operation and admission fees.

From April 13 to April 26, entry is permitted from 8 am to 4 pm, with a fee of 1000 yen. On April 27, extended hours allow entrance from 7 am to 5 pm, costing 1300 yen. From April 28 to May 4, the venue works from 6 am to 5 pm, maintaining the same ticket price. On May 5 and 6, entry is from 7 am to 5 pm, priced at 1300 yen. From May 7 to May 12, operating hours return to 8 am to 4 pm, with tickets priced at 1300 yen. From May 13 to May 19, the venue resumes the 8 am to 4 pm schedule, with tickets priced at 1000 yen. The final days, May 20 to May 26, feature slightly reduced hours from 8 am to 3 pm, and tickets remain priced at 1000 yen. The venue will be closed from May 27 to May 31.

Admission fees for adults (junior high school students and above) range from 1000 to 1300 yen, while children (aged three and older) are charged 500 to 700 yen. Parking fees vary, with regular car parking priced between 500 and 1000 yen, large cars at 2000 yen, and motorcycles at 500 yen.

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Authors: Mariia Myshok