Friday, December 23rd 2022 – Saturday, December 31st 2022
(Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)
Open 13:00-21:00 Illuminations from 17:00
Adults – ￥1,000
Elementary school students – ￥700
Pre-schoolers - Free
Ice Palace and Ice Cave
For a limited time only, our famous ice cave (as seen on SNS) will be open to the public! Come and enjoy the breathtaking naturally-formed icicles. This year, we will also have an ice palace!
13:00-18:00 Free visiting
18:00-18:20 Behind-the-scenes tour of the icy world
Illumination of 600,000 lights
Come and see one of the largest scale illuminations in Iwate prefecture! Children and adults alike will be able to enjoy many interactive illuminations such as swings, slides, and mazes. This year, we also have a number of original illuminations that will be unveiled for the first time. Don’t miss out!
Vote for your favorite ramen at the “Mahora Ramen Election”
You will have a chance to try three types of local ramen different from the ramen which will be sold at the main event. Vote for your favorite ramen and decide the winner! Voters will be selected by lottery to a receive a free ticket for a bowl of ramen at the main event.
13:00-20:00 at Komorebikan
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Towel Freezing Competition (entrance fee required)
A premium event held only on days when the weather forecast predicts night time temperatures to be 10 degrees below zero! If you can freeze a towel, you can get a prize!
Held from 16:00
▶Solve riddles while joining our “Walk Rally”
▶Enjoy a hot pot sitting at a “kotatsu” (heated table) in a “kamakura” (snow dome) (for a fee)
▶Pray at the shrine to express gratitude for this year and your wishes for the next year Attractions
available at all times
Limited attractions (December 24th and 25th)
▶Hands-on experience: make your dream musical instrument out of ice!
Let’s play the “hyokin”
(In collaboration with a musical instrument shop)
▶Snow treasure hunt
Let’s look for treasure in the snow! Prizes of sweets and original products will be awarded to those who find treasure!
▶Ice Break Challenge(entrance fee required)
Break a huge block of ice with a hammer and take out a capsule containing a prize voucher! You’ll have to wait until you break the ice to find out what you win!
Instagram post campaign
If you follow the account “agri_mahora” and post pictures and tag #iceworldpreopen, you can get a ¥300 discount ticket.