Hekinan-City Hekinan City Hana-Shobu Iris Festival (Hana-Shobu Matsuri)
Date : 05/18/2019 - 06/16/2019
The Lake and Marshes of Aburagafuchi (Aburagafuchi Kosho) is the largest of such geographical features in Aichi Prefecture. Within the park located on its northernmost area, covering an area of about 18,000 square-meters, lies a garden that is home to about 13,000 Hana-Shobu Iris, symbol flower of the city. The garden includes 80 species of the delicate flowers and made the city famous for its beauty.
Annually from late May to mid-June the Hana-Shobu Iris Festival, one of the major events of the city, is held and events such as stage shows, photo contest and tea ceremonies entertain the visitors. During the evenings until 9:00 PM artificial illumination is lit up and turns the place into a fantastic sightseeing spot.