Event Experience

November 1 is Hello Kitty’s Birthday! Come Celebrate on Awaji Island.

Hello Kitty's birthday

Many people are wondering when is Hello Kitty’s birthday.
The answer is November 1st. The media art & restaurant HELLO KITTY SMILE, themed around the classic Japanese folk tale of Urashima Taro, will be holding a limited-time event to celebrate Hello Kitty’s birthday.

Limited-Time Event #1: HELLO KITTY BIRTHDAY MISSION 2022

Test your knowledge in a Hello Kitty quiz and send a Hello Kitty’s birthday message! Get all answers correct and you’ll receive an all-original hand towel. Who knows, you might get something special for handing Hello Kitty birthday wishes!

[Date] October 13(Thu) ~ November 30(Sat)
[Price] 500 yen (tax included)
[Entry] Please inquire at the door.

Limited-Time Event #2: Hello Kitty Birthday Celebration Party (Weekends & Holidays)

Hello Kitty’s birthday Celebration Parties will be held on weekends and holidays throughout October and November, starting at 3:30 p.m.  Get a cute set lunch and a chance to greet Hello Kitty!

3:00 p.m. Balloon party sticks sold at 1F GARDEN TERRACE (300 yen each)

3:30 p.m. Let’s practice dancing with a performer to get ready for the Hello Kitty Celebration Party! Those with balloon party sticks can add excitement to the party atmosphere!

[Date/Time] Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays in October and November, 3:00 p.m.~

[Entry] No additional fees (Entrance Fee to HELLO KITTY SMILE only).

Limited-Time Event #3: Anniversary Year Present 2022 (Limited Availability)

Anniversary year plate 2022

A special, limited-availability dessert plate will be offered at Restaurant Tamatebako to commemorate Hello Kitty’s birthday! You can even take home the special new plates.

[Date] November 2 (Wed) ~ November 30(Wed)
[Price] 3,000 yen (for one plate, tax included)
[Location] Restaurant Tamatebako

HELLO KITTY SMILE features an elegant café where you can enjoy latte art, a restaurant serving authentic Chinese cuisine (Restaurant Tamatebako), a gift shop with limited-edition goods, and other kawaii (“cute”) content for children and adults alike. And of course, you can greet Hello Kitty herself.

Feel the fresh autumn air of the Awaji Island west coast and experience a must-see Hello Kitty birthday celebration at HELLO KITTY SMILE.

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Address 985-1 Nojimahikinoura, Awaji City, Hyogo Pref. 656-1721
Access 10 minutes by car from Awaji IC or Hokudan IC on Awaji-Kobe-Naruto Expressway.
Parking Free parking available
Operating Hours Weekdays 11:00~19:00
Sat., Sun, & Public Holidays 10:00~19:00
Please note that each restaurant/café has different operating hours.
Closed Tuesdays
Website https://awaji-resort.com/hellokittysmile/
Reservations https://www.tablecheck.com/en/shops/hellokitty-smile2restaurant/reserve
Phone Number 0799-70-9037

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