A Happy Halloween on Awaji Island!

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Awaji Island’s breathtaking landscapes and delectable cuisine take on a whole new vibe in the Halloween season. From fun festivities to tantalizing treats, and devilish decorations, the west coast comes alive with spooky spirits. Don’t miss Halloween on Awaji Island.

Skip the Tricks and Get the Treats at Chef’s Garden by PASONA

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At Awaji Chef Garden by PASONA, the best gourmet foods from all over Japan converge on the island’s west coast. Now, this foodie wonderland is decked out in Halloween style, so come revel in the feeling of fall. The harvest season brings an abundance of fresh foods, and Chef Garden is the perfect place to relish a smorgasbord of lip-smacking goodness from Japanese, to Western or Chinese cooking and local Awaji Island delicacies. Enjoy it all with a stunning sea view.

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Name Awai Chef's Garden by PASONA
Address 57-3, Nojima Okawa, Awaji Shi, Hyogo Ken, 656-1723
Parking Approx. 140 units
Phone Number 080-8177-4501
Website https://www.awaji-chefgarden.com/
Business Hours 11:00~21:00 (last order 20:00) 
*Subject to change depending on the season and weather.

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Join you-know-who for a Halloween Party at HELLO KITTY SHOW BOX

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Get ready for a fantastic Hello Kitty Jazz Band lunchtime show this October at HELLO KITTY SHOW BOX. Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and groove to Halloween-inspired tunes at this one-of-a-kind restaurant theater on Awaji Island’s west coast. Live music and dynamic dance performances with Hello Kitty make for the best Halloween party ever.

You might even win a ticket to the December show! Just share a photo on Instagram from the Hello Kitty meet-and-greet event at HELLO KITTY SHOW BOX, use the special hashtag, and follow the official SHOW BOX account for a chance to win. Hello Kitty is waiting to party with you at Halloween.

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Address 177-5 Nojimahirabayashi, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1724
Access 10 minutes by car from Awaji IC and 15 minutes from Hokudan Interchange on Kobe-Awaji-Naruto Expressway.
Phone Number 0799-70-9022
Parking Free parking available
Closed Wednesdays
Operating Hours 11:00-17:00
Show Time 12:10-13:30(Open at 11:00, Last In at 12:00)
Café and Greetings by HELLO KITTY 14:00-17:00 Greeting at 14:30-/16:00- Café Show and Greetings by HELLO KITTY: 14:30~ / 16:00~
Website https://awajiresort.com/hellokittyshowbox/
Reservations https://www.tablecheck.com/en/shops/hellokittyshowbox/reserve

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All the cute animals at Nojima Scuola love Halloween, too!

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On October 29th, 2023, join the “Animal Park Festival” organized by Nojima Zoo at Nojima Scuola for an exciting Halloween on Awaji Island. Spend some quality time with all the friendly, furry friends at Nojima Zoo. They love it when you give them a treat and a pat on the head. Look forward to the following events:

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Guinea pig race
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM: Animal Parade & Photo Shoot
12:00 PM~/3:00 PM~ : Animal Show
12:30 PM~/3:30 PM~: Halloween Pumpkin Giveaway

Nojima Scola Cafe has created a super special Halloween dessert pizza, while Nojima Bakery offers character-themed buns with a spooky twist. Click here to explore Scuola Café’s limited menu and for a fluffy, fun, furry, fantastic island Halloween.

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Name Nojima Scuola
Adress 843 Nojimahikinoura, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1721
Website https://www.nojima-scuola.com/
Reservations 2F Ristorante Scuola
Tel 0799-82-1820
Operation Hours 1F Marché /Bakery: Weekdays 10:30~19:00
Sat., Sun., & Public Holidays 10:00~19:00

1F Café Scuola: Weekdays Lunch 11:00~14:00/ café 14:00~18:00
Sat., Sun., & Public Holidays breakfast 10:00~11:00
Lunch 11:00~15:00
Café 15:00~18:00

2F Ristorante Scuola: 11:30~15:30 (in by 14:00) / 18:00~21:30 (in by 19:30)

Outdoor Zoo: Weekdays 11:00~16:00
Sat., Sun. & Public Holidays 10:00~16:00 (13:00~14:00 animals in recess)

Closed: Wednesdays (Open on Public Holidays)

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Halloween Jazz Night with a Breathtaking Ocean View

Mark October 21st on your calendar to catch Halloween Jazz Night at the famous island steakhouse, Ocean Terrace. At this special event, Halloween accents bring a new spookiness to jazz classics. The special Jazz Night course includes the meal and music while enjoying the stunning sunset of Awaji Island. Dishes to please your palate, and music to soothe the soul.

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Name Ocean Terrace
Address 816 Nojimahikinoura, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1721
Tel 0799-82-1907
Website https://ocean-terrace-awaji.jp/
Reservations https://www.tablecheck.com/en/shops/craftcircus-oceanterrace/reserve
Operation Hours Lunch 11:30~15:00 (L.O.14:00) / Dinner 17:00~21:00 (L.O.20:00)

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An RPG Halloween Adventure on Dragon Quest Island

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Until the end of this month, the Anime theme park Nijigen no Mori presents “Monster’s Halloween Night” at the wildly popular attraction Dragon Quest Island. Stop by after 5:00 PM every day to snap a selfie with illuminated monsters and “glowing face stickers” adorned with scary designs perfect for Halloween at this limited-time event. Journey into a different realm of the Dragon Quest RPG world at night with family and friends.


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Address 2425-2 Kusumoto, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-2301
TEL 0799-64-7061
Website https://nijigennomori.com/
Reservations https://ticket.nijigennomori.com/en/
Operation Hours Everyday10:00-22:00
*Each attraction has a different last reception time and closing time.

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Awaji Island is dressed up in Halloween Style

Here, there and everywhere, Halloween decorations stir up the spirit of the season on Awaji Island. Watch out for jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, skeletons and haunted castles in this paradise for Halloween fans.


Awaji Island in October is a celebration of the season, with stunning landscapes, exquisite cuisine, and fun festivities. From gourmet dining at Chef’s Garden by PASONA to the enchanting Hello Kitty Halloween Party at HELLO KITTY SHOW BOX, and the delightful animal encounters at Nojima Scuola, to the thrilling Halloween Jazz Night at Ocean Terrace and the RPG-inspired adventure at Nijigen no Mori Dragon Quest Island, Awaji Island promises a unique Halloween experience for everyone.