33rd National Urban Greenery Fair Yokohama (Garden Necklace Yokohama 2017) will be held from Saturday, March 25, to Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Yokohama. The event will publicize the results of the green initiatives that the city of Yokohama has shown such leadership in carrying out, and it will propagate information on Yokohama as a city of beautiful flowers and lush greenery. The Minato Garden with the concept “Yokohama — a city of history and the future,” will connect the main parks with flowers and fill the entire urban area with flowers and greenery.
Hilights of Minato Garden:
-Three Rose Garden (in Yamashita Park and Harbor View Park)
-Decoration of Nihonodori street with “theme flowers”
-Green cubes (booths surrounded by greenery) appearing in Grand Mall Park
-Tulip beds in Yokohama parks
-Garden Bear no Niwa (in Zou-no-hana Park)
-Garden exhibits (in Zou-no-hana Park, Shinko Central Square and Unga Park)
In the suburbs of Yokohama, there are many undeveloped woodlands (Satoyama) and forests full of green leaves. In Satoyama Garden, which is adjacent to Yokohama Zoorasia, the whole family can enjoy a variety of recreational activities that take advantage of the original geographical features and trees.
Hilights of Satoyama Graden:
-Exciting acrobatics in the forest
-A one-hectare flowerbed full of spring flowers
-A bustling entrance square where visitors’ anticipation about the forest will grow
-A forest workshop