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.
Spring brings cherry blossoms, azalea, and lush greenery to Hakone.
Various events are also held during this season.
|March||1||Fishing season begins at Lake Ashi||Lake Ashi|
|mid-||Japanese Silver Grass Burning||Sengokuhara|
|27||Sengokuhara Yudate-Shishimai Lion Dance||Sengokuhara Suwa Shrine|
|April||12||Kaempfer and Birnie Festival||Motohakone|
|16・17||Ohiradai Onsen Festival||Ohiradai|
|May||5||Kintoki Festival||Sengokuhara Kintoki Shrine|
|Kowakidani Azalea Festival||Kowakidani Houraien Garden|
Late March-Early April
Early April-Late May
Late May-Late June
Late May-Late July
Below are average temperatures in Hakone between March and May. Early mornings and evenings are cold, so be sure to bring long-sleeved shirts and cardigans.