Is an initiative that brings together residents, businesses, and local government. The project aims to utilize the beauty of plants in an effort to promote Fukuoka City’s values and enduring charm. Springtime sees the local area come alive as all kinds of beautiful flowers start to bloom. The Tulip Road and Fukuoka Castle Sakura Festival are just some of the flower-themed attractions worth checking out! Gorgeous flowers and plants can be found at every turn as you stroll through the center of the city!
Event schedule subject to change. Check website before going.
Fukuoka Castle Sakura Festival
Each Spring, about 1,000 cherry trees blossom in the Fukuoka Castle grounds where food and drink stands are set-up during the festival. The stunning nighttime light-up offers another way to enjoy the blossoms event after the sun has gone down.
• Late March to early April
• Maizuru Park
One Flower One Citizen – Spring Festival
Flower beds created by residents help brighten the city center! Be sure to check-out the flower-themed workshops and coffee stands. Kego Park will turn into a colorful oasis this Spring as the flowers bloom!
• 4/4 (Sat.) ~ 4/12 (Sun.)
• Kego Park
The roads connecting Hakata Station, Tenjin, and Maizuru Park are lined with over 50,000 tulips from the middle of March. Take in the Springtime flowers as you stroll through the center of Fukuoka!
• Mid-March to early April
Uminonakamichi Flower Picnic
Enjoy a day out surrounded by Uminonakamichi Seaside Park’s beautiful Spring flowers. Visitors will be treated to a blue carpet of 1.2 million blue nemophila and 100,000 tulips!
• Uminonakamichi Seaside Park (18-25 Saitozaki, Higashi-ku)
• 3/20 (Fri., Hol.) ~ 5/6 (Wed., Hol.)
COVID-19 & Events
The outbreak of COVID-19 may lead to postponement of cancellations of events listed on our website. Please check with other sources, including the event’s official site, before making plans to attend. Furthermore, for your safety and that of others, social distancing is highly recommended and in some cases mandated by authorities. By publishing this information we are not endorsing or guaranteeing in any way your safety. Please give serious consideration to your well being and that of others.
Originally published in Fukuoka Now Magazine (fn255, Mar 2020)