Hachijo-jima Freesia Festival 2016
20 March – 3 April 2016
In spring the air on the island is scented with sweet flowery fragrance. In 2016, Hajijo-jima Freesia Festival will be back again for two weeks, starting from the spring equinox. The festival is eventful – free picking of flowers, concerts, as well as tea ceremony overlooking colorful fields of freesia in yellow, white, pink and purple.
Place name Hachijo-jima Island (in Japanese) 八丈島 Dates 20 March – 3 April 2016 Opening hours 10 am – 4:30 pm Price free Address 4336 Okago, Hachijo-machi, Hachijo-jima, Tokyo Getting there
- 50 min flight (All Nippon Airways) from Haneda Airport
- 11-hour boat ride from Takeshiba-Sambashi (Takeshiba Passenger Ship Terminal) by Tachibana-Maru (Tokai-kisen Co.) via Miyake-jima and Mikura-jima Islands
* The above is the information known at the time of publication and subject to change without prior notice.