Sendai, the forest city, changes into a city of lights during the Sendai Starlight Pageant Festival. This winter marks the festival's 31st anniversary, and this year's theme is "The Lights of Love for Our Future", featuring individual hopes and dreams lighted up around the town. The first day of the festival, December 9th, features a countdown for the exciting light up of 160 Zelkova trees with 600,000 lights.
(C) Sendai Starlight Pageant Executive Committee
- Friday, December 9th - Saturday, December 31st
- Jozenji Street (Higashi-Nibancho Street - City Hall)
- Sunday - Thursday from 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday & Saturday, Thursday, December 22nd from 5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday, December 31st from 5:30 PM to Midnight
- Sendai Starlight Pageant Executive Committee (TEL: 022-261-6515)
Information accurate as of November 29, 2016.