3 Hoshino Resorts’ Hotels to Enjoy Halloween with Your Children

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Halloween is a popular autumn festival in Japan. This article introduces three Hoshino Resorts’ hotels where you can enjoy Halloween-themed events. All hotels are easily accessible from Tokyo; we recommend them for those interested in creating fun memories with their children in Japan.

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Halloween's Emergence in Japanese Culture

Japan celebrates Halloween on October 31, just like in America and Europe.

The history of Halloween in Japan is relatively short compared to other countries. In recent years, however, there has been a rise in people enjoying costumes and a rapid increase in Halloween-related events. Nowadays, it is widely accepted as a popular autumn event.

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Hoshino Resorts: Hotels to Enjoy Seasonal Events

Hoshino Resorts, the Japanese hotel group operates lodging facilities that meet various travel needs, with each facility holding events where you can enjoy the four seasons of Japan. This includes Halloween in autumn, Christmas in the winter, and cherry blossoms during spring.

In this article, it will mainly focus on the brand called RISONARE which is a countryside resort brand offering an array of activities to work both the mind and the body.

Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Yatsugatake

This article introduces three Hoshino Resorts hotels where you can enjoy Halloween events.

Remember to check out our tips on how to stay at a Hoshino Resorts at a great price at the end of the article!

Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Nasu: Dress Up as Vegetables and Play Games!

Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Nasu is a hotel nestled in the forest, accessible in about 90 minutes from Tokyo.

This is Japan's first "Agriturism Resort," where guests can experience agricultural activities in the lush countryside. You can enjoy a resort stay while admiring the four seasons alongside food and activities unique to this land.

The theme of the 2023 Halloween event is "Agri Halloween," which combines agriculture with customs related to All Hallows' Eve.

During the event, the farm "Agri Garden" on the hotel grounds will be adorned with Halloween decorations. There will also be costumes and photo spots with motifs of vegetables harvested in the field. You can enjoy vegetables with your friends and family while appreciating seasonal highights.

Games such as putter golf and ring toss using vegetables will appear this year. Guests can also sample three original drinks using vegetables, including "Vegetable Mocktails."

Dress up as vegetables while having an enjoyable time playing games and sipping original beverages!

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Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Nasu

Event Details

Period: October 1-31, 2023

Fee: Free

Venue: Farm "Agri Garden" on the hotel grounds

Hours: 9:00-18:00

Conditions of Participation: Guests at Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Nasu

Remarks: Depending on the situation, the contents of the dishes and ingredients may partially change.

Official Website: https://hoshinoresorts.com/en/hotels/risonarenasu/

Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Yatsugatake: Monsters Welcome You! Let’s Get Dressed for the Ball

Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Yatsugatake is a highland hotel in Yatsugatake, Yamanashi Prefecture, where magnificent nature abounds.

We offer activities in the grandeur of nature and meals that enhance the flavor of wine, which is a specialty of this area. Therefore, everyone from children to adults can equally enjoy their stay.

The theme of the Halloween event in 2023 is "The Ball."

During the event, unique monsters will welcome guests as hotel staff.

A Halloween night party with the theme of “the ball” will also be held on the hotel’s main road “Piment Street.”

Let's enjoy the party at nightfall while attending the ball dressed in rental costumes arranged according to the theme. Of course, you'll also indulge in drinks and sweets that look suspiciously like Halloween!

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Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Yatsugatake

Event details

Period: October 1-31, 2023

Hours: 9:00-22:00

Price: Admission free

Conditions of Participation: Guests at Hoshino Resorts RISONARE Yatsugatake, day trips

Official Website: https://hoshinoresorts.com/en/hotels/risonareyatsugatake/

RISONARE Atami: Let’s Enjoy Halloween Underwater by Becoming Sea Creatures!

Atami, a city in Shizuoka Prefecture accessible within an hour from Tokyo, is a famous resort area where you can enjoy both the sea and hot springs.

RISONARE Atami is a resort hotel located on the mountaintop of Atami, with all rooms featuring an ocean view. In addition to the superb view of Sagami Bay and the cityscape of Atami, you can enjoy watching the Atami Fireworks Festival, which is held about ten times a year.

The theme of the 2023 Halloween event is "Sea Life."

During the event, you can take photos and enjoy drinks in the hotel lounge, decorated with colorful corals, seaweeds, and schools of fish.

In addition, if you dress up in costumes such as clownfish and mermaids with motifs of marine creatures prepared at the hotel, you'll feel like you're enjoying Halloween in the sea!

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Risonare Atami

Event details

Period: October 1-31, 2023

Price: Admission free

Time: 8:30-20:00

Location: Activity lounge inside the hotel

Conditions of Participation: Guests at RISONARE Atami

Official Website: https://hoshinoresorts.com/en/hotels/risonareatami/

How to Stay at a Hoshino Resorts’ Hotel

If you make a reservation from the official website of Hoshino Resorts, you can stay at the hotel at the lowest price.

Risonare Atami

This article introduces three hotels where you can enjoy Halloween events.

In addition to Halloween, Hoshino Resorts holds themed events at each facility showcasing Japan's four seasons and traditional culture.

Please check the official website of Hoshino Resorts to find events and accommodations that interest you!


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Hoshino Resorts was first established as a Japanese inn/ryokan in 1914 in Karuizawa in Nagano Prefecture before it began the operation of other resorts in Japan. Today, it has evolved into a highly influential hotel management company and is run by 4th-generation family member Yoshiharu Hoshino. Providing a unique experience focused on the local charms of each destination and a high level of omotenashi, Japanese-style hospitality, the company has expanded rapidly out of Karuizawa since 2001 and now operates more than 60 accommodations both in and outside Japan with one of the following categories: luxury hotel brand "HOSHINOYA," hot spring ryokan brand "KAI," countryside resort hotel brand "RISONARE," city tourism hotel brand "OMO," free-spirited hotel brand "BEB," or other unique lodgings.

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