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1300円 First Big Hanami BBQ of 2018 Incl. 2 hotdogs,3 drinks,sports,music

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THIS IS ONE OF THE LARGEST PARKS IN OSAKA............FILLED WITH CHERRY BLOSSOMS........ EVERYWHERE:) LOTS OF GREAT PATHS/TRAILS TO BE FOUND HERE!!!!!!!!

NOTE: WE ALREADY HAVE OVER 90 PEOPLE COMING FROM OTHER SITES!!!!! Most have put their name down on www.oppleosaka.com

THIS IS A VIDEO OF LAST YEAR'S HANAMI (106 people came):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqSNiFIbQws&t=20s

THESE ARE OUR PHOTOS FROM LAST YEAR:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/oppleosaka/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1676492939269639

NOTE: THIS YEAR WE ARE EXPECTING ABOUT 120~140 PEOPLE TO THIS EVENT:)

WE WILL HAVE A MAXIMUM OF 140 PEOPLE CAUSE WE WILL BRING FOOD AND DRINKS FOR ONLY 140 PEOPLE.

Well, I did some research and it says that it will be the peak day to view the stunning Cherry Blossoms at the very end of March. No kidding! Look it up yourself. So lets go on 31st March..................... Ryokuchi koen is a gorgeous park to view the Cherry Blossoms!!!

Its very accessible and is only 20mins from Umeda station. Its on the Midosuji Line is its very easy to get to:)

Lets hang out, enjoy the hotdogs, beer/wine/softdrinks/juice amongst the gorgeous Cherry Blossoms.

We`ll do ALL THE COOKING FOR YOU!! and...... WE'LL BRING ALL THE FOOD & DRINKS FOR YOU:) ...................You just mingle, relax and soak in the beauty of the Cherry Blossoms and talk with new friendly people:)

We will have 3 charcoal BBQs so that everyone will get their food ASAP:)

We`ll have enough hotdogs and buns for everyone to have at least 2 each and for everyone to have at least 3 drinks each. If you know that you can eat and drink MORE than that, feel free to bring any food and drinks you want - salads, baked potatos, steak, anything you can put on the BBQ would be great.

SPORTS:
It will be Japan vs The rest of the world in badminton and volleyball !!!!
I BOUGHT AN INTERNATIONAL SIZED VOLLEYBALL AND BADMINTON NET. Of course Ill bring the volleyball, badminton rackets and shuttlecocks too:). Its Free participation in Volleyball and Badminton.

LIVE MUSIC:
I have a singer song writer friend who will be performing live:) I can't wait!!

PARTICIPATION FEE:
Includes:
🌸 3 drinks(wine, beers, juice, tea, cola, umeshu, chusai)

🌸 at least 2 BBQ hotdogs probably more

🌸 use of all international size volleyball and badminton sports equipment

🌸 a great friendly group of people.

🌸 free live music

*Advance tickets (Pay BEFORE March 20th):

Adults : 1300 yen (Advance), 1800yen (on the day)

Children: 400yen (Advance), 600yen (on the day)


WHEN: Saturday March 31st, 1pm to 4pm.

WHERE: Hattori Ryokuchi park. This is the EXACT location. We are at the place marked by the pin (the area in the park is called hikari no mori)
Useful Googlemaps link: http://tinyurl.com/hvawmat
This is the exact googlemaps coordinates: 34.777378, 135.486677

WHO: Anyone can attend, kids, adults.....families, Japanese, foreigners:)

WHY: Because its going to be a blast!!! AND this park has some amazing cherry blossom trees!!!!

CONTACT: If you have ANY questions please ask:)

Andy, Facebook: www.facebook.com/andyopple

DIRECTIONS: (VERY IMPORTANT, LOOK AT IT IN ADVANCE PLEASE): LETS MEET AT 1:00PM IN FRONT OF THE McDONALDS, WHICH IS JUST OUTSIDE THE WEST EXIT ON THE RIGHT OF THE GATES.
WE WILL LEAVE AS A GROUP AT 1:05 SO DONT BE LATE. MUCH MUCH MUCH EASIER IF YOU MEET AS A GROUP AT 1:00PM BUT.....

IF YOU ARE LATE, FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS BELOW:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/oppleosaka/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1953741371544793

1. Take the West Exit of Ryokuchi Koen Station on the Midosuji Line (Red Line). Head out the gates and turn Right.

2. Go straight past this McDonalds and head out the door.

3 & 4. Keep walking straight for about 350 meters and walk across the road until you see this fountain. Keep to the right side of this fountain

5. Walk across this crossing and walk up the stairs. After reaching the top turn left and follow the curve. Then take your second left.

6. When you see this hut, turn right into that gravel road. We will be in that grassy area you can see on the left:) The place is called "Chikaku No Mori" (ちかくの森)

7. Look for the OPPLE signs and light blue tarpaulin.

Thanks and Remember to Look at this site before you leave home. Just to make sure there arent any updates!!!


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  • The event description was updated. Diff#324029 2018-03-15 08:27:48
Sat Mar 31, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM JST
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Venue
Ryokuchikoen Station
Tickets
Early Birds Discounted Ticket SOLD OUT ¥1,300
Standard Ticket SOLD OUT ¥1,800
Early Birds Discounted Ticket(Kids) SOLD OUT ¥400
Standard Ticket(Kids) SOLD OUT ¥600
Venue Address
〒561-0872 Ōsaka-fu, Toyonaka-shi, Higashiterauchichō, 12, 大阪府豊中市東寺内町18−1 Japan
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OPPLES (Osaka Party People, Language Exchangers and Sportsters)
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