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MOTHER FARM

Events

The Best Time to View Scarlet Sage has Arrived!

Blooming flowers are a sign that it's fall at Mother Farm! Nearly 300,000 stalks of pure red scarlet sage paint the eastern hillside in vibrant color♪

Come and take in the views of the flowering sage!

Also, enjoy meeting the animals at "Fall Fest 2017", going on now☆
There's plenty of active events to enjoy this fall!

☆【A BARREL RODEO】Going on Now☆.
Check on the video☆
https://youtu.be/t6SkAVG-JBU

We have updated our HP!
【What to do at Mother Farm】
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*Recommendation: 
Enjoy exciting Festivities with the animals at Mother Farm!
Mother Farm Signs of Fall! Sage and Cosmos Co-Star
The "Beer and Sausage Platter" comes back this Fall!
Fall Harvest Information
Simple and Cute! Limited Fall Handcrafts

Simple and Cute! Limited Fall Handcrafts

 Wool Needle, Scented Wax, and Press Flower Key holders, try making some of these easy handcrafts this fall!

Pressed Flower Key holders

Arrange pressed flowers to make an adorable and original key holder♪
【Date】 9/16 (Sat)~11/26 (Sun)
【Time】Weekdays 9:30~16:00 Weekends and Holidays 9:00~16:30
(Time needed: 30min)
【Place】 Mountaintop Workshop
【Fee】 600 JPY
【Target】 Elementary School Children and older

Scented Wax Making
Have fun making a decorative scented candle that doesn't need a flame♪ Scented with aroma oils, you can decorate the wax with pressed, dried, and preserved flowers as well as dried fruits! Decorate your room or add it to a shoe rack or locker for a pleasant smell.
【Date】 9/16 (Sat)~11/26 (Sun)
【Time】 Weekdays 9:30~15:30  Weekends and Holidays 9:00~16:00
(Time needed: 30min)
【Place】 Mountaintop Workshop
【Fee】 1,000 JPY
【Target】 Elementary School Children and older

Wool Needle Making
With a rough pointed end, this needle is used to intertwine the fibers of wool to make felt! Try making some small felt items♪
【Date】 9/9(Sat)~11/26(Sun)
【Time】 Weekdays 9:30~15:30  Weekends and Holidays 9:00~16:00
(Time needed: 30min)
【Place】 Mountaintop Workshop
【Fee】 900 JPY
【Target】 Elementary School Children and older

*Recommendation: 
Enjoy exciting Festivities with the animals at Mother Farm!
Mother Farm Signs of Fall! Sage and Cosmos Co-Star
The "Beer and Sausage Platter" comes back this Fall!
Fall Harvest Information

Fall Harvest Information

Enjoy the abundant tastes of fall with the harvest. Everyone can join in!

Sweet Potato Picking
With their dark red skin, large size, and sweet flavor, Beni-Azuma Sweet Potatoes are the pride of Mother Farm. Get muddy and pull up these blessings from the earth!
【Date】 mid-September~late October
【Time】 Weekdays・・・13:00~14:00
Weekends and Holidays・・・ 9:00~16:00
【Fee】4 for 500 JPY
※Schedule may change depending on weather and crop conditions
※Gloves available to rent (fee)

Kiwi Picking
Do you know how to pick kiwi? For such a familiar fruit, there seems to be a lot unknown. Why not try picking your own at Mother Farm?
【Date】 10/28 (Sat)~11/26 (Sun)
【Time】 Weekdays・・・13:00~14:00
Weekends and Holidays・・・ 9:00~16:00
【Fee】1Kg for 600 JPY (Sold by weight)
※Schedule may change depending on weather and crop conditions

 *Recommendation: 
Enjoy exciting Festivities with the animals at Mother Farm!
Mother Farm Signs of Fall! Sage and Cosmos Co-Star
The "Beer and Sausage Platter" comes back this Fall!

Beer and Sausage Platter

Mother Farm's popular "food" event, the "Beer and Sausage Platter" comes back this Fall!
Mother Farm spares no effort when hand making our sausages one by one to form the perfect combination of sausage and beer for you to enjoy.

Also be sure to enjoy our special Kahlua and Milk, made with Mother Farm's milk and served in a mug, it's known as the Farmer's Highball. Find a variety of food and drinks on the menu that are perfect to enjoy outside under the blue skies♪
【Date】 9/9 (Sat)~11/26(Sun)
【Time】 10:30~16:30
【Place】 "Mother Factory Restaurant" and Special Venue in front of "Mother Factory Restaurant"

 *Recommendation: 
Enjoy exciting Festivities with the animals at Mother Farm!
Mother Farm Signs of Fall! Sage and Cosmos Co-Star

Sage and Cosmos Co-Star

Mother Farm Signs of Fall! Sage

The east side of the slope is painted red. Walk up the center stairs to get a picture surrounded by sage.
Type: Bonfire, Native Species
Dates: Late September to Mid October
Number of Flower: 300,000

Flowers of Fall! Cosmos

The west side of the slope is colored with three varieties of cosmos flowers. On the same side as the Horse Stables, walk along the small flower covered path and take a look at the vivid colors of each variety.
Types: Sensation (Dazelar/ Pinky/ Radiance/ Picotee)
Season: October
Number of Flowers: 2,000,000

 *Recommendation: 
Enjoy exciting Festivities with the animals at Mother Farm!

Fall Fest 2017 is coming soon!

The animals take part in the festivities this Fall at Mother Farm! Take pictures with the Sheep and Sheepdogs at the "Sheepdog and Sheppard's Photo Studio," or walk with the animals at the "Makiba Friendly Walk♡Around." Want to play Janken (rock, paper, scissors) with a horse!? Try the "Janken Pony." There are also fall versions of your favorite events like the "Piglet Races: Sports Day Version," the "Duck Parade: Sports Day Version," and more♪ Harvest the season with "Sweet Potato Picking" and "Kiwi Picking!" So why not get out and get your fill of fall at Mother Farm?

【Date】9/9(Sat)〜11/26(Sun)

①Sheepdog and Sheppard's Photo Studio
Put on the hat and robes and become a Sheppard! Take some photos with the sheepdog and sheep♪
【Date】9/9(Sat)〜11/26(Sun)
【Time】 Weekdays 13:15 Weekends and Holidays 1)11:30 2)13:15
(30min each session)
【Place】 Multipurpose Hall 
【Fee】 FREE
※Photos will be taken with the customer's camera
※Children must be accompanied by an adult
※Schedule may change or the number of customers limited based on the animals' conditions

②Makiba Friendly Walk♡Around
Walk around Makiba with your favorite friends.
Relax and unwind as you walk across the magnificent landscape with the adorable animals.
Which animal do you want to take for a walk?
【Date】9/9(Sat)〜11/26(Sun)
【Times】
〇At the Fureai Bokujo
Goats 10:00 / 14:30 (Each 1hr)
Rabbits 9:30 / 14:00 (Each 30min)
※9:30 session only on Weekends and Holidays
〇At the Midori Hiroba (Weekends and Holidays)
Sheep Dog 9:00 / 13:20 (Each 1hr)
Lambs 10:20 / 14:40 (Each about 30min)
Sheep 11:10 (About 1hr)
※Each group will have 4min turns with the animals.
【Place】 Fureai Bokujo / Midori Hiroba
【Fee】 200 JPY per Group
※Children must be accompanied by an adult 
※Schedule may change or the number of customers limited based on the animals' conditions

③Duck Parade: Sports Day Version
Fall is Sports Day season and the Duck Parade is putting on a special show to match. Watch as the ducks, a bit clumsy on land, unite in a foot race and try the ball toss! Don't miss the adorable duck parade!
【Date】 9/9(Sat)~10/22(Sun)
【Time】 Weekdays・・・1)11:45 2)14:30
Weekends and Holidays・・・1)10:00 2)11:45 3)14:30 (Each 15min)
【Place】 Midori Hiroba
【Fee】 FREE
※Schedule may change based on the animals' conditions

④Piglet Races: Sports Day Version
Piglets are guided to the finish in the "Piglet Race", now with a special fall version! At the new 3pm race, watch as the piglets try to overcome delicious obstacles. The race is sure to have ups and downs! Will the athletes be able to successfully guide the piglets to the goal? Take part in the excitement as both the adorable athletes and piglets scramble to the finish♪
【Date】Weekends and Holidays between 9/9(Sat)〜10/22(Sun)
【Time】3pm Final Race Only
【Place】 Piglet Stadium
【Fee】 FREE to watch, Voting Mascot 500 JPY
※Canceled in the case of rain.
※Participants decided based on lottery before the race.
※Photo is just for reference.

⑤Piglet Race for Adults
Marking it's 55th anniversary, this popular event makes it's return! By popular demand a piglet race that adults can join in. Normally only children are allowed to participate, but now all those adults who missed out when they were younger can have a chance at a medal. Don't miss out on the fantastic opportunity!
【Date】 Weekends and Holidays 10/28 (Sat)~11/26 (Sun)
【Time】3pm Final Race Only
【Place】 Piglet Stadium
【Participants】 Must be age 15 or older, in honour of the 55th anniversary must be an age with a 5 in it.
【Fee】 FREE to watch, Voting Mascot 500 JPY
※Canceled in the case of rain.
※Participants decided based on lottery before the race

⑥ BARREL RODEO
How long can you hold on in the BARREL RODEO!? A rope is slung around the barrel, as you hop up and grab it with one hand the challenge begins! Staff holding ropes that extend to four sides of the barrel pull the barrel in every direction making for a wild ride. If you can stay on for 8 seconds, you walk away with a fantastic prize!!
【Date】Weekends and Holidays 9 /9 (Sat)~10/29 (Sun)
【Time】 12:45~13:15
【Place】 Horse Stables
【Fee】 Free
※For elementary school children and older, must be under 90kg to ride.
※Because of the harsh movement, please do not ride if pregnant.
※Riders must wear a helmet.

⑦Janken Pony
Where and when is a mystery, but watch out as a pony may appear and want to play Janken (rock, paper, scissors). Using a special die marked with rock, papper, and scissors, the pony gives it his best to win♪ Challenge the pony and win tickets for carrots to feed the horses.
7 carrots 300 JPY, with winning ticket 10 carrots!
【Date】Weekdays 9 /11 (Mon) ~11 / 24 (Fri)
【Time】 11:00~12:00
【Place】 Place varies by day
【Fee】 FREE
【Prize】 Win: Year long multiple use ticket for a large serving of carrots; Loose: 1 time use ticket for a large serving of carrots
※Canceled in the case of rain.

※Schedule may change based on the animals' conditions

⑧Feed the Horses
Horses love carrots♪ Try feeding the horses! Be careful not to break or drop the carrots♪ Learn from the staff♪
【Date】 9/ 9 (Sat)~11 / 26 (Sun)
【Time】 10:00~16:00
【Place】 Horse Stables
【Fee】 300 JPY

"Summer Fest" & "Summer Night Farm" are coming to a close!

"Summer Fest" & "Summer Night Farm" are coming to a close!
While you still can spend your afternoons soaking in the water area or at the beetle museum, then enjoy the evening with grilled lamb and fireworks!! There are great shows and events with the animals going on everyday!!


Only 4 days left for the "Summer Night Farm!"
8/19 (Sat), 20 (Sun), 26 (Sat), 27 (Sun)
"Summer Fest" runs until 8/31 (Sun)!
Celebrate the end of summer at Mother Farm★

Summer Night Farm is coming soon!

Join us for our annual "Summer Night Farm." This year on weekends from 7/29(Sat)~8/27(Sun), 13 days in total! Relax with the refreshing evening summer breeze from atop Kanozan Mountain at Mother Farm. In the park, enjoy the illumination of the "Waku-Waku Land" Theme Park, various shows and attractions, and our Genghis Khan mutton cuisine. Of course there will also be a "Mother Farm Fireworks Show!" Come and see the sky illuminated in gorgeous colors!

▪Fireworks Show▪

The fireworks show will take place in the center of the park, so there will be many great places to view the show. Enjoy the show while you cool off in the pasture or while you are enjoying a meal of our Genghis Khan Mutton. No matter where you view from, you are sure to receive the full impact of the show. 

【Dates】 7/29(Sat), 30(Sun), 8/5(Sat), 6(Sun), 11(Fri. Holiday)~16(Wed), 19(Sat)/20(Sun), 26(Sat), 27(Sun) Total 14 Days

【Time】 19:50 (About 15min)

※May be canceled due to weather.

 

▪Piglet Races▪

Special evening event, our popular "Piglet Races!"  Watch as the little athletes race their piglet round and around the track as they race to the finish. (Athletes selected by lottery.  Lottery tickets are distributed 15min before the race.) 

【Date】 7/29(Sat), 30(Sun), 8/5(Sat), 6(Sun), 11 (Fri・Holiday)~16(Wed), 19(Sat)/ 20(Sun), 26(Sat), 27(Sun)

【Time】 16:45 (about 15min)

【Place】 Piglet Stadium
【Fee】 Free ※May be canceled due to weather.

 

▪Bunny and Guinea Pig Petting▪

These adorable little animals will melt your heart as you pet their fluffy and soft fur!

【Date】7/29(Sat), 30(Sun), 8/5(Sat), 6(Sun), 11 (Fri・Holiday)~16(Wed), 19(Sat)/ 20(Sun), 26(Sat), 27(Sun)

【Time】 17:30~18:30
【Place】Usamoru House
【Fee】 Free

 

▪Makiba Mini-Stage▪

An exhilarating Japanese Taiko Drum performance. Enjoy while lounging in the prairie.
【Date】7/29(Sat), 30(Sun), 8/5(Sat), 6(Sun), 11 (Fri・Holiday)~16(Wed), 19(Sat)/ 20(Sun), 26(Sat), 27(Sun)

【Time】 19:00 (about 30min)

【Place】MakibaHiroba

【Fee】 Free

※Program may change depending on the day.

※May be canceled due to weather.

▪Night Theme Park▪

Set the mood with the illuminated "Waku-Waku Land."

Ride the sparkling marry-go-round, explore the -30°C lands of "Ice World," and walk through the sky on the "Cycling Monorail." If the weather is good, we suggest checking out the Ferris wheel for great views of night-time Tokyo Bay. There is plenty of fun for the whole family to enjoy. 

▪Star Party▪

In cooperation with the optics company Vixen, last year's summer and winter "Star Party" is back for four days only! Make an original telescope in the afternoon and, following the advice of an expert, use it to view the stars in the evening♪ Not only that, but there will also be a chance to view fireworks through the telescope.

【Date】 7/29(Sat), 30(Sun), 8/5(Sat), 6(Sun)

【Time】 Afternoon 13:00~17:00, Evening 18:30~21:00

【Place】 Mountaintop Area around the Agrodome

【Fee】 Free

※May be canceled due to weather.

※In the case of rain, there will be an talk about the night sky in the Agrodome.

 

*Recommendation

Cool down this summer with Mother Farm’s Soaking Wet Summer Festival!

Enjoy refreshing summer activities with your family!

Mallard Grand March "Summer Version"

The popular "Beetle Museum" is back again!

Summertime craft workshop

Summer Fruit-Picking Information

Summer Fruit-Picking Information

■Blueberry Picking■

Mother Farm has nearly 2000 blueberry bushes! The delicious berry make for a great gift as well!

◆Date◆ 7/22(Sat)~8/31(Thurs)
◆Time◆ 9:00~ ※Only the first 200 people per day

◆Place◆ Fruit Farm

◆Fee◆ 200 JPY to enter plus 200 JPY/100g of blueberries

(Example: Entrance plus 300g of Blueberries is 800 JPY)

※Depending on field conditions, picking times and number of guests allowed to enter may change.

※This is not an all-you-can-eat event.

※May be canceled due to weather.

■Blueberry Jam Making■

Try making jam with your freshly picked blueberries.

◆Date◆ 7/22(Sat)~8/31(Thurs)
◆Time◆ 9:00~16:00
◆Place◆ Fruit Farm

◆Fee◆ 300 JPY (covers Sugar and Jar)

※An additional 600 JPY is required for those who didn't pick fruit.

 

Summertime craft workshop

Try these summertime only handmade crafts!!
With the tapping of a nails, turn one of your drawings into a toy! Makes a great gift!

■Makiba Corinth Game■
Use wood and nails to make your own original game!
◆Date◆ 7/15(Sat)~8/31(Thurs)
◆Time◆ Park Opening~16:00(About 45min needed)
◆Place◆ Workshop on the Mountaintop
◆Fee◆ 1,300 JPY
※This event is for Elementary School Students and older.

 

■Tie dye■
Choose the colors and twist the fabric to make your own design. Colorful or simple, you decide♪ Make a one-of-a-kind handkerchief or T-shirt!
◆Date◆ 7/15(Sat)~8/31(Thurs)
◆Time◆ Park Opening~16:00(About 30min needed)
◆Place◆ Workshop on the Mountaintop
◆Fee◆ 900~1,500 JPY
※This event is for children ages 3 and older.

 

*Recommendation

The popular "Beetle Museum" is back again!

Mallard Grand March "Summer Version"

Cool down this summer with Mother Farm’s Soaking Wet Summer Festival!

Enjoy refreshing summer activities with your family!