Odate area

Odate Shining Street

Winter Wonderland

Approximately 900,000 lights on one of Odate's main avenues are illuminated from December trhough the new year. From 16:30 to 1:00 the next morning, the lights are turned on every evening to bring some color and warmth to the cold winter nights. The illumination stretches for 900m from the municipal hospital towards Odate Station. On December 31st the lights are kept on all night until first light on New Years morning. To wrap up the event, a fireworks show is held on the last day.


New Year's Eve

When: December 31

The street will stay illuminated until first light on New Year's day.

Grand Finale and Fireworks

When: January 13, begins at 20:30

Location: Tamachi Stadium (Odate-shi 3-1, Dobiyamashita)

※Street closed to traffic from 20:00 to 21:00


【Where】Odate General Hospital - Akita University of Nursing and Welfare

【When】December 9, 2017 to January 14, 2018

【Illumination time】16:30 to 25:00 ※Till dawn on New Years day ※2017 event finished.

【Contact】Odate Shining Street Committee TEL:090-3368-2085(Tsutaya-San)



Odate General Hospital - Akita University of Nursing and Welfare