Sunshine City 2019 Welcome to Christmas City


November 14 (Thursday)-December 25 (Wednesday) Lighting ceremony: Scheduled for November 14 (Thursday)

Aquarium creatures and mini-santas welcome you as a tree, such as a flying penguin tree with sparkling lights, a big tornado tree of fish, and a jellyfish welcome tree!

Sunshine City, entitled “ Sunshine City 2019 Welcome to Christmas City ”, offers a Christmas experience that can be enjoyed by children and adults at various locations in the facility during the Christmas period from November 14 (Thu) to December 25 (Wed) To do.

Sunshine City's unique photo spots where aquarium creatures and mini-santas greet you all appear in various places in Sunshine City. At the Sunshine Aquarium, the “ flying penguin tree ” with a penguin motif will be a Christmas celebration, and the “flying penguin tree” lighting performance by sea lions will also be held for a limited time .

In addition, for the underwater performance in the large water tank “Sunshine Lagoon”, we will carry out “ Santa Dive ” where Santa appears, and we will also deliver a greeting of Kotsumeka Oso with Christmas ver.

In addition, " Jellyfish Welcome Tree " and " Big Tornado Tree of Fish " will also appear in the specialty store Alpa, creating a soothing Christmas with a cute world view. There will also be Christmas live performances by artists, sales of Christmas cakes and gift items, and a Christmas lottery where you can win prizes.

Sunshine City 2019 Welcome to Christmas City Overview

  • フ ォ ト Photo spot of aquarium creatures and mini Santa
  • At the west entrance of the specialty store Alpa 1st floor, a jellyfish welcome tree with a height of about 4m, which looks like a jellyfish floating in an aquarium, will appear. Sparkling jellyfish and illumination light create a healing space and welcome you.

    Jellyfish welcome tree

    In addition, in the specialty store street Alpa 1st floor fountain front square, there will be a “ fish big tornado tree '' where 300 fish are swimming in a lively atmosphere of Christmas . There are also fun devices such as mini santa swimming together, and different colors of fish caught in, so please look for it. (Illumination lighting time 10: 00-23: 00)

    Big tornado tree of fish

  • ★ ☆ Let's get into the aquarium by visiting Christmas photo spots ☆ ★
  • Take a picture with “Jellyfish Welcome Tree” or “Big Tornado Tree of Fish” and post it with “ #Sunshine City Christmas ” posted on SNS (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) When presented at the aquarium ticket counter, the aquarium entrance fee will be reduced by about 20% (up to 5 people including the person in the screen will be valid). You can also enjoy the photo spot of "Flying Penguin Tree" at a great price!

  • ク リ ス マ ス Christmas at Sunshine Aquarium
  • ★ Flying Penguin Tree & Marine Garden Illumination
    After 16:00, the illumination area of the Sunshine Aquarium “Marine Garden” will light up with about 7,500 lights . About 4m in height, the “flying penguin tree” has a cape penguin as a motif and seems to swim to the sky. The penguin at the top of the tree lifts a sparkling star over the head and enlivens Christmas in the aquarium.

    December 1 (Sun), 7 (Sat), 8 (Sun), 14 (Sat), 15 (Sun), 21 (Sat)-25 (Wed) from 16:00 A performance of lighting a “flying penguin tree” by sea lions will also be held .
    (Illumination hours: 16: 00-18: 00 * December 21-25: 16: 00-21: 00) Flying penguin tree Flying penguin tree

    Marine garden illumination

    ★ Underwater performance time "Santa Dive"
    A diver dressed as Santa appears in the "Sunshine Lagoon", a large tank of about 240 tons of water. Divers bring Christmas presents to the fish that live in the aquarium, and at the end of the performance, Santa and the fish work together to create a large Christmas tree in the aquarium.
    (Operating time: 11: 30 ~ / 13: 00 ~ / 16: 00 ~ [Each time about 10 minutes] * From December 21st to 25th 18: 30 ~

    Santa Dive

    ★ Underwater performance time "Twilight Lagoon"
    December 1 (Sun), 6 (Fri)-8 (Sun), 13 (Fri)-15 (Sun), 20 (Fri)-25 (Wed) 17:30-[Approx. In 10 minutes, a diver dressed as a mermaid wearing a single fin fin monofin performs a fantastic performance with the fish in accordance with LED lighting and music.

    Twilight Lagoon

    ★ Otter Greeting Time -Christmas ver.-
    A trainer dressed as Santa will introduce you to the ecology and the way you live while watching the cute Kotsumeka otter playing with Christmas-like accessories on the performance stage of the outdoor area “Marine Garden”. (Execution time 14:45-[about 10 minutes])

    Otter Greeting Time-Christmas ver.

    ★ Christmas special water tank
    In the special aquarium that appears at the entrance of the aquarium, there are Christmas-like creatures that are shaped like Christmas tree ornaments with colorful body colors (Santa-colored "Siroboshiokamoebi" and stripes like a candy cane "Oiran Youji", horned "Kongoufugu", also known as reindeer pufferfish, and the bright "Frame Angel" that lives on Christmas Island.

    Frame angel

    ★ PINGU's Christmas in Sunshine Aquarium
    A collaboration project between Pingu and Sunshine Aquarium will be held again this year! Development of Christmas-style Pingu photo spots and Pingu goods. In addition, we will have a Pingu greeting.

    ★ Christmas-limited product of shop aqua pocket
    Shop Aqua Pocket sells "Sunshine Aquarium Original Sweets Set" (640 yen) designed with Santa's costumes, and " Stuffed Tree " using Sunshine Aquarium original stuffed animals.

    Sunshine Aquarium Original Sweets Set

    ★ Special extended business & special events held during the Christmas period
    From December 21st (Saturday) to 25th (Wednesday), it is usually extended until 18:00 until 21:00.
    * Details will be announced on the Sunshine Aquarium website at a later date.

  • ✡ Christmas at Alpa Sky Restaurant
  • We will hold “ Christmas Gift Collection ”, which sells Christmas gift items at each specialty store, Alpa, and “ Christmas Lottery ” where you can win luxury prizes such as travel and home appliances.
    The specialty store Alpa sells gorgeous and lovely Christmas cakes. The Sky Restaurant offers a limited-time Christmas dinner.

    Christmas dinner

  • ✡ Sunshine City Christmas Live Stage
  • From December 21st (Sat) to 25th (Wed), the artist will hold a Christmas live and talk stage at Sunshine City Fountain Square (Alpa B1).
    * Performers will be notified on the Sunshine City website at a later date.

    ■ Sunshine City Specialty Store Alpa Overview
    Location: Sunshine City Alpa B1, 1F, 2F, 3F, 3-1 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
    Opening Hours: (Shopping) 10: 00-20: 00 * December 20-25, special extension until 21:00 , (Meals) 11: 00-22: 00 * Excluding some stores
    Contact: Sunshine City General Information 03-3989-3331
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    ■ Sunshine Aquarium Overview
    Location: 3-1 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo Sunshine City World Import Mart Building / Rooftop
    Opening hours: 10: 00-18: 00 (September 24-March 19, 2020) * Last admission one hour before the end * Subject to change * December 21-25, special until 21:00 Extended sales
    Admission: Adults (high school and older) 2,200 yen, children (elementary and junior high school students) 1,200 yen, infants (4 years and older) 700 yen
    Contact: Sunshine Aquarium 03-3989-3466
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    * All prices include tax. * All images are images. * There is an entrance fee for the Sunshine Aquarium.
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