2022.7.16-11.30

Treasure Hunting Game ”Ninpocho” Now Open

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.150min. (There are individual differences.)
-Limited for adults (middle school and older)

 

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

Date
2022.7.16-11.30
Time
All day
*Participation receiving ends 1 hour before park closes.
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.

2022.7.1-8.7

”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
2022.7.1-8.7
Time
All day
Place
“Ogawa-En” Pavilion in front of Teashop “Bonten”
Fee
Free
*There is a separate admission fee for the park.

2022.4.29-5.1, 5.3-5

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
2022.4.29-5.1, 5.3-5
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.

2022.1.1-1.3

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 (Next to Fukutoku-Ya, 10:00~)

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)First Writing of the year (Next to 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.

 

(3)Tousenkyou (At Shirahagi Hall, Open all day)

An Japanese traditional game in which throw a folding fan aiming the target on the table and compete for scores.

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

You can experience various games played in New Year in Japan.
・Paper kite flying
・Hanetsuki(Japanese traditional badminton)
・Spinning top
・etc.

(5)Shishimai:Performance of the guardian lion mask (Walk around the facility) 

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

 

Date
2022.1.1-1.3
Time
10:00-16:00 (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.

2021.7.17-11.30

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.150min. (There are individual differences.)
-Limited for adults (middle school and older)

 

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

 

Date
2021.7.17-11.30
Time
All day
*Participation receiving ends 1 hour before park closes.
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.

2021.4.29-5.5

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
2021.4.29-5.5
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.

2020.7.23-11.3

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
2020.7.23-11.3
Time
All day
*Participation receiving ends 1 hour before park closes.
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.
  • The event content is subject to change or the event is subject to cancel due to circumstances.

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.
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