Golden-leaf Festival to illuminate Gingko Avenue

Event | October 27, 2018

Finished Oct 27 2018 ~ Oct 28 2018

This year will mark the 7th Hokkaido University Golden-leaf Festival (Hokudai Konyousai), a festival which will light up the gingko trees along Gingko Avenue. The Golden-leaf Festival is a part of the GENKI Project hosted by the Academic Affairs Department’s Student Support Division, and is planned and run by students of the university.

The festival attracts not only students, staff and Hokkaido residents, but also visitors from overseas and other parts of Japan. People of all ages can enjoy the illuminations and festivities.

During the festival, Gingko Avenue will be closed off to traffic and open only to pedestrians.

Various activities will be held from 10am to 5pm on both days, and booths will run from 10am to 9pm. There are also plans to serve hot food during the event.


10/27/2018 & 10/28/2018



North 13 Gate Avenue (Gingko Avenue)



Craft making, science experiments, etc.: 10:00–17:00

Stage performances: 11:00–19:00

Illuminations: 18:00–21:00


For the latest updates regarding the festival, please see the official Konyousai Facebook and Twitter pages (information may only be in Japanese).