Notice: Due to the heightened volcanic alert level for Owakudani, the Hakone Sightseeing Cruise and Hakone Ropeway 1-day Ticket is not being sold at this time.
*The Hakone Sightseeing Cruise is still running on a normal schedule.
Enjoy flora year-round in nature-filled Hakone.
Find out the seasons and events for cherry blossoms and azaleas, hydrangeas, fall foliage, pampas grass, and more.
View videos of the four seasons and learn about the weather throughout the year.
Hakone changes dramatically in fall with its foliage and pampas grass. The town holds a famous festival featuring a parade with people dressed in Edo Period outfits.
|September||early||Hakone Student Music Festival||Sengokuhara|
|9||Yumoto Kumano Shrine Festival||Yumoto|
|24||Motomiya Reisai Festival||Komagatake|
|November||3||Hakone Daimyo Gyoretsu||Yumoto|
|mid-||Hakone Autumn Music Festival||Sengokuhara|
|3||Tonosawa Hibuse Kannon Bosatsu Reisai Festival||Tonosawa|
Early September-Early November
Below are average temperatures in Hakone between September and November.
Temperatures are lower than in Tokyo.
High-elevation regions will be cold. Bring a jacket or sweater.