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Odawara Flower Garden Plum Festival

Seasonal blooms plus various additional activities to enjoy

Venue: Odawara Flower Garden When: Jan 27th - Mar 3rd 2024

Established in 1995, the Odawara Flower Garden is heaven for floral fans. There are numerous seasonal blooms found here, and one of the most popular times of year to visit is when the plum trees blossom. An annual festival is held during this period, where attendees can appreciate hundreds of different plum tree varieties including early, mid, and late blooming types.

Along with the blossoms to enjoy, the event includes plenty of other fun activities. There will be plum guided tours where garden staff explain the varieties found on the grounds, a plant-dyeing craft event, a limited-time plum inspired food menu, and more.

Plum soba (¥600) is one of the limited-time menu items at the garden.
Plum soba (¥600) is one of the limited-time menu items at the garden. (Photo: Seibu Landscape Co., Ltd.)

Admission to the garden is free of charge, but there is a fee of ¥ 200 for those who want to check out the tropical greenhouse on their visit.

Getting there

The Odawara Flower Garden can be accessed via bus from Odawara Station's East Exit. Head to platform 2 and take the Izuhakone Bus bound for "Flower Garden / Prefectural Suwanohara Park". There is a dedicated stop for the flower garden, and the travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

For those who opt to drive, free on-site parking is available for up to 140 vehicles.

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Elena Lisina 2 years ago
So early - unbelievable!!! We have to wait blooming season till middle May.
Elizabeth S 2 years ago
I can't wait for the plum blossoms and their sweet scent!

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