Events Commemorating the Birth of Oizumi-machi Official Mascot Character

Thank you very much for the many votes cast in the “Oizumi Town Mascot Character General Election!
On the occasion of the birth of the official mascot character, we will hold an unveiling event open to everyone in cooperation with the Oraka Junior Chamber of Commerce, as an opportunity to let as many people as possible know about the character.

Oizumi Town Official Mascot Character Birthday Commemoration/Oraka Festival

Date & Time

December 10th (Sunday), 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
(In case of rain, the event will be postponed to December 17th (Sunday), 2023.
If the event cannot be held on December 17 (Sunday), 2023, it will be canceled.  


Oizumi Central Park, In front of the main entrance of Oizumi Town Hall

Program (Scheduled)

  1. Drone Air Show (begins at 5:00 p.m.)
    LED-equipped drones will draw mascot characters!
    Please look forward to the announcement!
  2. Kitchen Car Stalls (11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)
    A variety of gourmet foods will be available for purchase.
  3. Handmade Marché (11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
    Handmade goods will be on sale and workshops will be held. 
  4. Stage Performance (2:00 pm to 4:00 pm)
    Stage performances will be held by local groups, including dances and musical performances.
  5. Original PET Bottle Lantern Making Workshop (11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) 
    A workshop for making original PET bottle lanterns to decorate Fun-Town Illumination 2023 will be held during the Handmade Marche.
  6. Fun-Town Illumination 2023
    This will be the fifth implementation of the illumination, which will be turned on in conjunction with the Oraka Festival.

    • Lighting period: December 10 (Sunday), 2023, frommission the end of the Drone Air Show until January 27, 2024 (if the event is postponed, lighting starts  from December 17 (Sunday))
    • Lighting hours: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

For more information about Fun-Town Illumination 2023 and the Original PET Bottle Lantern Making Workshop, please visit the following links 

Temporary parking lot

On the day of the event, the No. 3 and No. 5 parking lots of Panasonic Corporation will be available as temporary parking lots for visitors.

The bus stop of the wide-area public bus “AOZORA” will be moved on the day of the event

Due to this event, the bus stop will be temporarily moved outside the town hall grounds.
We apologize for the inconvenience and ask for your understanding and cooperation.

 Bus Schedule which stops at the temporary bus stop
  1. “In front of Oizumi Town Hall” bound for Ota Memorial Hospital (inbound)
    • Departs at 9:54 a.m.
    • Departs at 0:15 p.m.
    • Departs at 3:34 p.m.
    • Departs at 5:55 p.m.
  2. “In front of Oizumi Town Hall” bound for “In front of Chiyoda Town Hall”  (outbound)
    • Departs at 9:05 a.m.
    • Departs at 11:25 a.m.
    • Departs at 2:45 p.m. 
    • Departs at 5:05 p.m.

Sponsorship is welcome!

Sponsorship is being sought for this event. Sponsors will be posted on the town’s and Oraka Junior Chamber’s social networking sites.

  1. Support money: 10,000 yen per unit ~
  2. Application deadline: November 30th (Thu.), 2023
  3. Application method: Access to the following site, and obtain the application form.
    Oraka Festival Sponsorship application form(External Link)
  4. Note: In the event that both December 10th and 17th are cancelled due to rain, the support money will be used for an alternative event hosted by the Oraka Junior Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

For inquiries about the event, please contact

For details, please inquire with the respective department in charge.
For the event details and sponsorship, please contact Oraka Junior Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Manita (080-1301-7996)

  • For the Original PET Bottle Lantern Making Workshop and Fun-Town Illumination 2023, please contact Strategic Planning Division, Planning Department, Oizumi Town Hall (0276-63-3111)
  • For the wide-area public bus “AOZORA” please contact Development Division, Urban Construction Department, Telephone number: 0276-63-3111


Strategic Planning Division, Planning Department
Telephone number: 0276-63-3111
Counter location: Counter No. 17 on the 2nd floor of the Town hall