10 Best Events in Japan in December 2022
List of Seasonal Events in Japan in December
December is one of the months when the most travelers come to Japan as well as the cherry blossom season in March and April. They visit Japan in December to have an enjoyable Christmas vacation, join exciting New Year’s countdown events or experience Japanese seasonal attractions such as hot springs and winter food.
Lots of events are held in amusement parks and other tourist spots around Christmas and New Year’s Eve. There are gorgeous colorful illuminations lit up around urban cities including Tokyo and Osaka in the middle of winter. Both Japanese and foreign people take a trip to Onsen towns. The cold season is perfect for various Japanese dishes like Nabe hot pots, Oden and the freshest seafood.
For all travelers, here is the list of the best events that you should experience in Japan in December. This event list ranges from famous Christmas and countdown parties to time-limited exhibitions only this year.
Make your winter travel better with these unique events!
1. Disney Christmas (Chiba)
Genre: Theme Park
Dates: November 8 to December 25, 2022
2. Universal Studio Japan Christmas (Osaka)
Dates: November 11, 2022 to January 9, 2023
3. Huis Ten Bosch Christmas (Nagasaki)
Dates: November 5 to December 25, 2022
4. Christmas Markets (Around Japan)
Dates: From November to December 25, 2022
5. Mister Donut and Pokemon Christmas Collaboration
Dates: From the early November to the late December, 2022
6. Universal Studio No Limit! Countdown 2023
Genre: Amusement Park
Dates: December 31, 2022 to January 1, 2023
7. Puzzle: Yoshihiro Togashi Exhibition
Dates: October 28, 2022 to January 9, 2023
8. SPY×FAMILY and Sweets Paradise Collaboration Cafe (Around Japan)
Genre: Collaboration Cafe
Dates: November 12 to December 15, 2022
9. Ashikaga Flower Park Illumination (Tochigi)
Dates: October 15, 2022 to February 14, 2023
10. Nabana no Sato Illumination (Mie)
Dates: October 22, 2022 to May 31, 2023
In addition to those seasonal events, there are more things to do in Japan in December. Check more details in these articles below.
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