The days are getting colder, but that’s no reason to miss out on the great things to do and see in Mie! One special experience that will stay with you for a long time is a trip up snow-dusted Mt. Gozaisho in a gondola. The view is incredible, and night-time gondola rides are a winter exclusive!
Grab your camera and get outside, savor the season, and share your photos and video on Instagram with hashtag #visitmie. Prizes will go to the top entries!
Visit Mie Prefecture and take photos or video of festivals, the great outdoors, food — anything you love about Mie. There are no thematic restrictions, and photos/video you took on past trips to Mie are also fine to share!
Share your photos or video of Mie Prefecture with the hashtag #visitmie !
- Nabana no Sato
October 19, 2019 – May 6, 2020
This incredible light display, the largest in Japan, has been mesmerizing visitors with its beauty and romantic atmosphere for the past 15 years. Open every day during the event period. > See details
- Suwa Park
November 1, 2019 – February 16, 2020
Conveniently located by Kintetsu Yokkaichi station, Suwa Park and the Suwa Park Community Center are beautifully lit up by 50,000 lights in this big illumination event. > See details
- Mie Kodomo no Shiro
December 21, 2019 – February 11, 2020
The event hall is transformed into a mystic forest of lights you won't want to miss. The cute family of rabbits is looking forward to meeting everyone! > See details
- Mikimoto Pearl Island
January 1–3, 2020
For the first three days of the new year, Mikimoto Island’s celebrates by serving food to the first 300 participants. (The event finishes when the supply runs out). > See details
- Iga no Sato Mokumoku Tezukuri Farm
January 2–5, 2020
Celebrate New Year’s here with traditional events including mochi making, mochi throwing, and their popular ‘dancing pig’ ceremony. Check out their Ceremonial Sake Bath and Tonton Shrine! > See details
- Nagashima Spa Land
December 31, 2019 – January 1, 2020
Nagashima Spa Land's Countdown & New Year’s Party includes over 50 rides open all night, live artists, and an amazing fireworks display to light up the new year! > See details
- Suzuka Circuit
January 1, 2020
Suzuka Circuit Hotel is holding a viewing tour for the first sunrise of the New Year. Visitors get to watch from the international race track. > See details
- Kiho Town Furusato Shiryokan
December 1, 2019 – January 5, 2020
During this seasonal event in the town of Kiho, nearly 200,000 lights light up the night. Don't miss the 20m tree, and tunnel of lights! Special activities are held on 12/21! > See details
Winners of Part 1 will be announced in late October.
Winners of Part 2 will be announced in late February, 2020.
The results will be posted on the official #visitmie Campaign website.
Winning entries will be selected through an impartial, fair review process by selection committee members based on how well they communicate the appeal of tourism in Mie Prefecture.
Winners will be notified by direct message to their Instagram accounts.
Please note that prizes may not match the photos, and the contest operator reserves the right to change the prizes awarded.
Ise-Shima National Park Cycling Tour
Ninja Training Experience in Akame Shijyuhachi Falls Ninja Training Village
Ama Diver Hut Experience & Freshly-caught Seafood BBQ Lunch
Mie Free Itinerary Plan with 5-Day Kintetsu Rail Pass
2-Day Free Itinerary Plan with 1-Night Accommodation
Diving with Ama Female Divers in Ise-Shima
Ise-Shima Guided Cycling Tour
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