Colorful cosmos at the Toyoura Refreshment Park (Photo: TT mk2/CC BY SA 3.0)
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Colorful cosmos at the Toyoura Refreshment Park (Photo: TT mk2/CC BY SA 3.0)

Toyoura Cosmos Festival

Colorful blooms in Shimonoseki

Venue: Toyoura Refresh Park When: Oct 8th - Oct 9th 2023

The Toyoura Cosmos Festival is an annual event that takes place in early October, and it showcases the beauty of around one million cosmos flowers in bloom. Along with the array of flowers to enjoy, the event also includes a range of fun activities including a cosmos maze, various food booths, a flea market, horse rides, and hands-on experiences like pumpkin lantern carving and bath bomb making.

The dates can fluctuate annually based on when the flowers are blooming, but plan for around the first 10 days of October.

Adult admission to the event is priced at 200 yen.

Getting there

The Toyoura Cosmos Festival is held at the Toyoura Refresh Park, which can be accessed in a 5 minute taxi ride (or 30 minutes on foot) from Kawatana Onsen Station (served by the JR Sanin Main Line).

Alternatively, the park is 30 minutes by car from the Ozuki IC on the Chugoku Expressway.

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mark polishchuk a month ago
It's not just a place, it's a whole experience. It hosts a variety of events and entertainment that will not leave you indifferent. From live musical performances and poetry readings to themed parties and cultural gatherings, each event promises an enjoyable time with friends, family and like-minded people.
Elena Lisina 2 years ago
Beautiful colors on the photo!

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