2020.2.4-3.1

Exhibition of the Hina dolls (dolls of the Girl's Festival)

March 3rd is "Hina-Matsuri"(Girls Festival) in Japan.
It's a Japanese tradition that display the dolls which are called "Ohinasama"to pray for the health and happiness of young girls.
How about taking a commemorative photo against the background of a gorgeous Ohinasama decoration which displayed by villagers with all their heart?

Date
2020.2.4-3.1
Time
9:00-16:00
Place
Shirahagi Hall
Fee
Free
*There is a separate admission fee for the park.
  • The event content is subject to change or the event is subject to cancel due to circumstances.

2020.2.1-3

Nyanmage will be giving out the lucky beans

In Japan, we have a tradition of throwing "Fuku Mame"(lucky beans) for getting rid of bad luck and welcoming good luck on the day called "Setsubun" of February 3rd.

Nyanmage, the mascot of Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura which is called "a cat carrying happiness", will distribute lucky beans to customers who have met inside the village.
If you will have a opportunity to take a picture together with Nyanmage, you may be able to get more good luck!?

Date
2020.2.1-3
Time
Near the main gate Otemon/9:00~、15:40~
Center of the facility/10:40~、11:55~、13:05~、14:05~
Fee
Free
*There is a separate admission fee for the park.
  • The event content is subject to change or the event is subject to cancel due to circumstances.

2020.1.1-1.3

New Year Festival

Let's experience Japanese traditional New Year's events That are rarely seen in modern times.

 

(1)Sake for hospitality to celebrate the New Year (Near the main gate Otemon 9:00~)

Free distribution of sacred sake to visitors.
Hot Amazake ( fermented non-alcoholic rice drink ) is also available.
※It will end when it is gone

(2)Tousenkyou (At Shirahagi Hall, Open all day, The match
with the geisya is 13:30)

An Japanese traditional game in which throw a folding fan aiming the target on the table and compete for scores.
For those who have won the match with geisha, a small gift will be given.

(3)First Writing of the year (Next to the Nanamangoku, open all day)

Calligraphy tools such as ink and brush are prepared in the room.
Feel free to write new Year's resolutions and show them on the bulletin board.

(4)Traditional New Year's play (Shirahagi Hall, Open all day)

You can experience various games played in New Year in Japan.
・Paper kite flying
・Hanetsuki(Japanese traditional badminton)
・Fuku-warai (Japanese game similar to "pin the tail on the donkey")
・etc.

(5)Shishimai:Performance of the guardian lion mask (Walk around the facility at 9:30~/12:50~) 

This guardian lion is a very auspicious imaginary being.
You can get rid of bad luck by having guardian lion bite your head.

●Held simultaneously [ New Year decoration exhibition ] ( At Education Hall, Open all day )
New year exhibition by local handicraft lovers.
Enjoy watching the gorgeous and decorative battledore and various handcrafts perfect for the New Year.

Date
2020.1.1-1.3
Time
9:00-16:00 (Please see above for details)
Place
Each place in the facility (Please see above for details)
Fee
Free
*There is a separate admission fee for the park.
  • The event content is subject to change or the event is subject to cancel due to circumstances.

2019.10.1-11.30

Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura Photo Contest

We will recruit works as follows.

Evaluate works that conveys the feeling of enjoying Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura rather than shooting technique.

<Application period>
※Application acceptance has been closed.
October 1st(Tue) to November 30th(Sat), 2019.

<Contents of recruitment>
Eligible for application are unprocessed digital photos (JPEG within 5MB) taken in the facility after October 2018.
Please select and apply to one of 4 categories: “Landscape”, “Person”, “Rental costume”, “Show”.

<Application method>
Please send photos from your PC or smartphone using the application from below.
There is no limit to the number of entries.

<Result announcement>
★Now being selected! Please look forward to the announcement.

After the end of the period, 1 piece of work (4 pieces of work in total) will be selected for each categories by voting by the facility staff and will be announced on the official website and SNS in January 2020.

<Prizes for winners>
Memorial souvenirs and one pair invitation ticket of Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura.

<Precautions>
・We cannot respond to inquiries about selection.
・Please confirm “Privacy Policy” in the application form for various rights and handling of personal information.
・Please note that the contents of the contest are subject to change or cancellation without notice for various reasons.

 

Date
2019.10.1-11.30

2019.7.13-10.14

Treasure Hunting Game ”Ninpocho”

Discover the treasure hidden in the park by solving some puzzles, then you will win a prize!
There are 3 courses of different difficulty levels.
*All puzzles are written in Japanese.

  • beginner: Treasure Hunting Stamp Rally ”Nyanmage Ninpocho”

Let’s look for the treasure by collecting stamps on an illustration map with some hints written in Hiragana.
-Required time/ approx.30min. (There are individual differences.)
-No age limit but it requires ability to understand Hiragana.

  • medium: Puzzle Solving & Treasure Hunting “Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura Ninpocho”

You should complete some missions written in Makimono scroll (Ninja’s command book) and find the treasure box. That requires you to be proficient in Japanese.
-Required time/ approx.60min. (There are individual differences.)
-No age limit but we recommend it for upper elementary grades and older.

  • advanced: Challenging the Super Difficult Puzzle ”Black Code; the special edition of Ninpocho”

Only first 25 applicants can challenge it on each day. It requires not only Japanese skill but also a high level of problem solving ability.
-Required time/ approx.3hr. (There are individual differences.)
-Limited for adults (middle school and older)

 

Please check the special website (in Japanese) for details.

Date
2019.7.13-10.14
Time
9:00-17:00
*Participation receiving ends at 16:00.
Fee
500yen per person
*There is a separate admission fee for the park.
Way to Participate
There is a special reception counter in front of Fire watchtower.
Please get the puzzle book or map there and start the game whenever you like.
After find the treasure, inform the counter by 17:00 and receive the prize.
  • The event content is subject to change or the event is subject to cancel due to circumstances.

2019.7.20-21,27-28 & 8.3-4,10-15,17-18

Ninja Training Experience for Kids

This is a ninja lesson for children of elementary school age or younger.

Ninja teachers will choose challengers by lottery and submit some tasks such as throwing Shuriken (ninja star).

Accomplish them and get a present from ninjas!

Date
2019.7.20-21,27-28 & 8.3-4,10-15,17-18
Time
Twice a day / after the Outdoor Action Show
Required Time
approx.15 min.
Place
Open-air Theater Ninja Fort
Fee
Free *There is a separate admission fee for the park.
Target
Children of elementary school age or younger
Capacity
10 children at each time
Way to Participate
Lottery tickets will be distributed for 10 minutes from 15 minutes before each show starting.
After the show, the drawing will be held on the stage.
(Reservations are not accepted)
  • This program may be altered to “Throwing Shuriken Experience” in a rainy or windy weather.
  • Rental ninja costumes are available at “Utsuroi-Kan.” Click here for details.
  • The event content is subject to change or the event is subject to cancel due to circumstances.

2019.6.29-7.7

”Tanabata” Star Festival

“Tanabata” is Japanese traditional star festival held on 7th July.
It is said that your dream will come true by writing it on a strip of paper and hang it on sacred bamboo display.

Date
2019.6.29-7.7
Time
9:00-17:00
Place
“Ogawa-En” Pavilion in front of Teashop “Bonten”
Fee
Free
*There is a separate admission fee for the park.
  • The event content is subject to change or the event is subject to cancel due to circumstances.

2019.4.27-5.6

Ninja Training Experience for Kids

This is a ninja lesson for children of elementary school age or younger.

Ninja teachers will choose challengers by lottery and submit some tasks such as throwing Shuriken (ninja star).

Accomplish them and get a present from ninjas!

Date
2019.4.27-5.6
Time
Twice a day / after the Outdoor Action Show
Required Time
approx.15 min.
Place
Open-air Theater Ninja Fort
Fee
Free *There is a separate admission fee for the park.
Target
Children of elementary school age or younger
Capacity
About 10 children at each time
Way to Participate
Lottery tickets are available before each show starting. After the show, the drawing will be held on the stage. (Reservations are not accepted)
  • This program may be altered to “Throwing Shuriken Experience” in a rainy or windy weather.
  • Rental ninja costumes are available at “Utsuroi-Kan.” Click here for details.
  • The event content is subject to change or the event is subject to cancel due to circumstances.

2019.5.3-5.5

Street Performance Festival

In the Edo period, various street performers used to be active around the town.

We specially allow some today’s performers to show their skill on the streets in our park to recreate the atmosphere in those days.

When and what do they perform? It is going to be a surprise!

Date
2019.5.3-5.5
Place
Various places in the park
Fee
Free
*There is a separate admission fee for the park.
Cast
Juggler, Japanese drum player, traditional dancer etc.
  • The event content is subject to change or the event is subject to cancel due to circumstances.

2019.2.5-3.3

Let’s Take a Photo with Hina Dolls!

Traditional Hina Dolls Exhibition

“HINA-MATSURI” is Japanese Girls' Festival on March 3rd.
It is a traditional event in hope of the healthy growth of girls, ornamenting a set of dolls “O-HINA-SAMA” in the style that was formed in the Edo era.

Here we show you some deluxe “O-HINA-SAMA.” Would you like to take a photo with your favorite one?

Date
2019.2.5-3.3
Time
9:00-16:00
Place
Shirahagi Hall
Fee
Free
*There is a separate admission fee for the park.
  • The event content is subject to change or the event is subject to cancel due to circumstances.
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