14 Sep 2018
Vehicles and Tech Galore! (Fall Edition 2018)
Ever had an interest in planes, trains, cars or even space? Why not come down to enjoy the various events here in Komatsu for the next 2 months?
All Events at a Glance
|4~||3D Studio Theater Screening “Space Elevator”|
|7 – 9||Komatsu Aviation Photo Exhibition|
|9~||Special Express Kodama 60th Anniversary, The History of the Hokuriku Bonnet Limited Express|
|17||JASDF Aviation Festival in Komatsu 2018|
|23||Komatsu BMX Flatland Tournament|
|30||Ride the Kiha 3 Train!|
|20||Fire Defense Festa|
|Cont’||Special Express Kodama 60th Anniversary, The History of the Hokuriku Bonnet Limited Express|
|Cont’||3D Studio Theater Screening “Space Elevator”|
|4||Hokuriku Skyline Festival|
|~4||Special Express Kodama 60th Anniversary, The History of the Hokuriku Bonnet Limited Express|
3D Studio Theater Screening “Space Elevator”
Date/s: 4th Sept – 31st Oct
Venue: Science Hills Komatsu
Discover the mysteries of space and the wonderful world of space travel as we explore the concepts and possibilities behind the space elevator
Komatsu Aviation Photo Exhibition
Date/s: 7th Sept – 9th Sept
Venue: Ishikawa Aviation Plaza
Displaying the highlights of previous Aviation Festivals, it allows visitors a glimpse into what the event is like.
Special Express Kodama 60th Anniversary, The History of the Hokuriku Bonnet Limited Express
Date/s: 9th Sept – 4th Nov
Venue: Doihara Bonnet Train Open Space
Running for over 50 years between 1958 till 2012, the Bonnet Train is a beloved part of the history of Japanese railroads. This photo exhibit commemorates it long history of operation
JASDF Aviation Festival in Komatsu 2018
Date/s: 17th Sept
Venue: Komatsu JASDF Air Base
This popular festival opens again this year! Enjoy the many events and exhibits, and don’t miss out on the aerobatic performances by the Blue Impulse Squadron.
Komatsu BMX Flatland Tournament
Date/s: 23rd Sept
Venue: Around Komatsu Station
Watch as BMX riders from all around Japan and even overseas compete in this intense battle of skill!
Board the KiHa 3 Train!
Date/s: 30th Sept AND 28th Oct
Venue: Around Komatsu Station
The old diesel engine KiHA 3 model is available for visitors to board on these 2 special days.
Fire Defense Festa
Date/s: 20th Oct
Venue: Aeon Mall Shin Komatsu
Watch performances by the fire defence squad, take a look at the vehicle exhibits and play around with the mini versions of them!
Hokuriku Skyline Festival
Date/s: 4th Nov
Venue: Motorcar Musuem of Japan
100 Skyline Cars will be on display at the museum’s carpark! From modern to classic, why not come down to take a look? You might recognize a famous model or two!
Visit the following places to collect a stamp! Collect 4 or more to enter the gift lottery!
Stamps are located at:
- Science Hills Komatsu
- Lake Kiba Park (Medaka House)
- Ishikawa Aviation Plaza
- Komatsu-no-Mori (Komatsu Green Park)
- Doihara Bonnet Train Space
- Nakayoshi Train (Ishikawa Children Interaction Center)
- Motorcar Museum of Japan
- Poppo Train Museum (Within Ogoya Mine Museum)