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2024 edition Ashigakubo icicle information summary [Yokose-cho, Chichibu-gun, Saitama Prefecture] Chichibu three major icicles

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The icicles of Ashigakubo are 30m high and 200m wide, creating a magical world of ice. Easy access from the station, 10 minutes walk from Seibu Railway Ashigakubo Station. It is lit up at night on weekends, creating a magical space that changes in color and shines like a jewel box in nature. We have...

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when?

The event has been postponed to January 13, 2024 (scheduled). (Announced on 1/3) ← Due to the rise in temperature during the year-end and New Year holidays, ice formation has not progressed.

Saturday, January 6, 2024 - Sunday, February 25, 2024
*Depending on weather and ice conditions, the park may be closed without prior notice.
[Monday to Thursday] 9:00 to 16:00 [Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Holidays] 9:00 to 16:00 ☆Light-up 17:00 to 20:00 (varies depending on sunset time)
*Due to day and night changes, there are times when you cannot enter during the change.
Even during the event period, it may be closed due to weather or ice conditions.

Make a reservation for the light-up (reservations required for the light-up on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)

where?

Address: 1955-5 Ashigakubo, Yokose-cho, Chichibu-gun, Saitama 368-0071

View the location of "Ashigakubo Icicle" on Google Maps

Train is recommended

10 minutes walk from Seibu Chichibu Line Ashigakubo Station to Icicle Venue
On Saturdays and holidays from January 13th to February 25th, some limited express trains will make a temporary stop at Ashigakubo Station.

Numbered tickets for viewing the light-up will be distributed to Seibu Railway (train) visitors only (no advance reservations required)
*Light-up viewing tickets valid for the day only will be distributed at the Ashigakubo Station ticket gate.
(A separate icicle admission fee is required even when entering with a viewing ticket.)

In conjunction with the release of Seibu Railway's "Ashigakubo no Icicle", some express trains will make a temporary stop at Ashigakubo Station!

Where is the parking lot?

Roadside Station Kaju Park Ashigakubo 2nd parking lot 100 spaces (free) Former Ashigakubo Elementary School playground 60 spaces (free)

Prices?

500 yen (junior high school students and above)
300 yen (elementary school student)
Free for preschoolers * Discount for people with disabilities (on presentation of notebook): 100 yen discount each * One free cup of Yokose town black tea or amazake until 4:00 p.m.

© Yokose Town Tourism Association<br>
© Yokose Town Tourism Association

Information of sale!

Discounts at nearby strawberry farms, restaurants, and hot springs

We have great discount services on the same day and the next day.

Icicle ticket presentation discount facility list 2024

Free shuttle bus service (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays during the icicle opening period)

Circulates between icicles, strawberry farm, Buko Onsen, and Yokose Station every hour.

[Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays only] Shuttle bus timetable Strawberry picking, day trip hot springs, and meals

Events also held

“Your ♡ (heart) will also be lit up!! Icicle Festival IN Ashigakubo”

The event will be held on Friday, February 9th, planned by Rikkyo University students.

Chichibu Three Great Icicle Tour Bus Tour 2024

Learn more about “Chichibu Three Great Icicle Tour Bus Tour 2024”

summary

I’m looking forward to “Ashigakubo Icicle”
Please pay attention to the following and add it to your winter travel plans now.

・It is about 500 meters (7 minutes walk) from the ticket office to the icicle venue.
・Tripods may only be used in areas where it is possible. (Tripods and monopods are prohibited outside the area.)
・There are height differences within the venue. There are also some slippery areas. Please wear warm clothing and comfortable shoes.You may bring your pet with you, but please be respectful and avoid disturbing other guests.
・Due to weather and ice conditions, the park may be closed without prior notice.
・Depending on the social situation, etc., there is a possibility that the event may be canceled or the content may be changed.
・Entry may be restricted when the venue is crowded, so we ask for your understanding and cooperation.
・We are not responsible for any injuries, illnesses, loss of belongings, or other accidents inside the venue or parking lot.
Please manage at your own risk.

Click here for the latest information! Yokose town tourism website “Burari Yokoze”

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