Festival of the Light in Osaka 2019 When：November 4th (Mon) – January 31st (Fri)
※Opening periods differ by program. ※All photos shown are for illustration purposes only.
※Program schedules are subject to change.
Osaka Light Festival – Opening Event
Let’s kick off the illumination with the Festival of the Light opening event! The Midosuji street will be closed to cars for one night only! So do not miss the chance to walk along Osaka’s symbolic street and take in the wonderful illumination around you!
November 4th (Mon) 2019
17:00 - 19:00
From Kyutaromachi intersection to Shinbashi intersection.
Midosuji Street Illumination 2019
Osaka’s emblematic Midosuji street. Come and enjoy a world record breaking* 4 kilometers of beautiful illumination spanning from Umeda to Namba. This year we will be ready with more power and excitement than ever before! *In January of 2015 it was acknowledged to have broken a world record!
November 4th (Mon) 2019 - December 31st (Tue) 2020
17:00 - 23:00
Midosuji Street (Hanshin-mae Intersection - Namba-Nishiguchi Intercection)
Osaka Light Renaissance 2019
The 17th annual Osaka Hikari-Renaissance. This year, be amazed by a Taiwanese themed light spectacular as the walls of the historic Osaka City Central Public Hall are transformed into a wonderful canvas for projection mapping. Whilst you are there, why not whet your taste buds at the Marche De Lumiere and experience an array of selected foods? ※The image is of last year's event.
December 14th (Sat) - December 25th (Wed) 2019
※Light up period November 4th (Mon) - December 31st (Tue)
17:00 - 22:00
※Program lasts from 16:00 - 23:00
Osaka City Hall and Nakanoshima Park Area
Aqua Metropolis - Hikari-Renaissance Boat 2019
Experience the the Osakan light festival from a boat and watch how the reflections of glistening light dance along the water’s surface.
①On-board Christmas Show and Light Cruising
December 14th (Sat) - 25th (Wed) 2019 Running Hours: Not yet determined
Place of Departure： Yodoyobashi Pier or Osakajo Pier Inquiries：OSAKA SUIJYO BUS LTD. 0570-03-5551
②Nakanoshima Light Cruise
December 14th (Sat) - 25th (Wed) 2019 Running Hours: 17:30／18:30／19:30／20:30
Place of Departure: Hachikenyahama Landing Inquiries: Ipponmatsu Shipping Co. 06-6441-0532
③Nakanoshima River Cruise
Until December 28th (Sat) 2019 Running Hours: Every 30 minutes between 17:00 and 21:00
Place of Departure: Fukushima (Hotarumachi) Port Inquiries: Ipponmatsu Shipping Co. 06-6441-0532
Osaka Sky Vista Light Festival Special Service
Treat yourself to a 360-degree panoramic Open Deck Bus! The Osaka Sky Vista brings you up close and personal to Osaka’s illustrious illumination. Enjoy a magical ride as a bus guide presents you with the highlights of the Midosuji street illumination.
November 5th (Tue) - December 31st (Tue)
17:10, 18:20, 19:20, 20:20 (Duration 45 mins approx.)
Boarding/ Departure：JR Osaka Station
Bookings/ Inquiries: West Japan JR Bus Company