Showa Kinen Park is a 169.4-hectare national park in Tachikawa City and Akishima City, Tokyo, that is rich in nature.
At Showa Kinen Park, “Autumn Night Walk 2023” will be held from November 3 to 26. During the Autumn Night Walk, the Japanese Garden and the Ginkgo Tree Avenue will be lit up, creating a fantastic view.
Note: Additional ticket purchase required to see the Japanese Garden illuminated at night. Except during the pre-lighting period (October 28 to November 2).

Japanese Garden lit up at Showa Kinen ParkJapanese Garden lit up

Illuminated ginkgo trees at Showa Kinen Park
Illuminated ginkgo trees

Japanase garden in Showa Kinen Park
Japanese Garden

A map of Showa Kinen Park can be found on the following page.

Showa Kinen Park was built on the former site of the U.S. Army’s Tachikawa Airfield as part of the 50th anniversary of Emperor Showa’s reign, and there are free and charged areas.

reflected ginkgo trees at Showa Kinen Par
reflected ginkgo trees

Many flowers and plants are planted in the park, and visitors can enjoy the changes depending on the time of year and the season. Typical examples are cherry blossoms and tulips in spring, water lilies and sunflowers in summer, cosmos, ginkgo and maple in fall, and plum and sasanqua in winter.

Old Japanese-style house at Showa Kinen Park
Old Japanese-style house

In addition, Showa Kinen Park has the Emperor Showa Memorial Museum (separate fee; combination ticket with the park is available), area that recreates the rural landscape of the 1950s, several restaurants, cafes, stores, pond, and various other facilities, so you can enjoy a stroll.

Japanese umbrella illuminated at Showa Kinen Park
Japanese umbrella light up

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Tachikawa Showa Kinen Park Fireworks

Tachikawa Showa Kinen Park Fireworks Festival

Showa Kinen Park will host the Tachikawa Showa Kinen Park Fireworks in July.
The 2024 event will be held on Saturday, July 27, and approximately 5,000 fireworks are expected to be launched.
The main venue for the Tachikawa Showa Kinen Park Fireworks is a field in the middle of the park, which is expected to be particularly crowded on the day of the event.

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Showa Kinen Park (昭和記念公園)


Every day except December 31 - January 1, Fourth Monday of January and the following day


Adults: 450yen, Over 65: 210yen, Under Elementary and Middle school students: free


3173 Midori-cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo, 190-0014


Next to Nishi-Tachikawa Station.
5 minute walk from Tachikawa-Kita Station.
10 minute walk from Tachikawa Station and Higashi-Nakagami Station.
20 minute walk from Musashi-Sunagawa Station.


(JR) Nishi-Tachikawa Station
Ōme Line

(Tokyo Tama Intercity Monorail) Tachikawa-Kita Station
Tama Monorail

(JR) Tachikawa Station
Chuo Main Line, Nambu Line, Ōme Line

(JR) Higashi-Nakagami Station
Ōme Line

(Seibu Railway) Musashi-Sunagawa Station
Haijima Line