Fukuoka Christmas Market 2022

Largest Christmas Market in Japan will be held from November 11 to December 25, 2022

Fukuoka Christmas Market

Fukuoka Christmas Market, the largest Christmas market in Japan, will be held in November 2022 at three venues: JR Hakata Station Square, Fukuoka City Hall West Side Fureai Plaza, and Fukuoka Daimaru Elgarra Passage Square.

If you are thinking of taking a trip during the Christmas season, the Fukuoka and the surrounding area, although less known, has a lot to offer. Specially during Winter, you can also visit cities as Nagasaki, famous for its Christmas town at Huis Ten Bosch. This winter enjoy the christmas season while traveling Kyushu!

In 2021, the popular Fukuoka Christmas Market attracted 5.4 million visitors to the two venues in front of Hakata Station and Tenjin. In 2022 many stores selling Christmas goods and gourmet foods are opening under the theme of “Light and Wishes”. Visitors can enjoy shopping unique Christmas goods while the gorgeous illumination light up the surroundings.

Fukuoka Christmas Market
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In Tenjin Central Park, a new base “QTnet presents Forest of Light” will appear with symbolic trees and illuminations. Together with the Christmas tree “Nakasuki Bouno Hikari Tree” installed on Nakasu Chuo-dori and Nakagawa-dori, the center of Fukuoka will be decorated with a Christmas-like glow.

Fukuoka Christmas Market 2022 

Hakata Venue

Shibata Sangyo presents CHRISTMAS MARKET in Hikari no Machi HAKATA

Venue: JR Hakata Station Square

Map: http://bit.ly/3TQ6vV7

Period: November 11 (Fri.) to December 25 (Sun.), 2022

Hours: 16:45~23:00 on Weekdays, 12:00~23:00 Saturday, Sunday and holidays

Admission: Free

Tenjin Hall


Venue: Fureai Plaza on the west side of Fukuoka City Hall

Map: http://bit.ly/3Oh478I

Period: November 18 (Fri.) to December 25 (Sun.), 2022 *Closed on November 26 (Sat.) and 27 (Sun.) due to another event.

Hours: 17:00~22:00 on Weekdays,  12:00~22:00 Saturday, Sunday and holidays

Admission: Free

Fukuoka Daimaru Venue


Venue: Daimaru Fukuoka Elgarra Passage Plaza

Map: http://bit.ly/3gj4Qtn

Period: November 19 (Sat) to December 25 (Sun), 2022

Hours: 16:00 ~ 21:00 on Weekdays, 12:00~21:00 Saturday, Sunday and holidays

Admission: Free


QTnet presents “Forest of Light”

Venue: Tenjin Central Park

Map: http://bit.ly/3hXXM5N

Period: November 17, 2022 (Thu) to February 19, 2023 (Mon)

Lighting hours: 17:00 ~ 24:00
*Marche will appear on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Official Website: https://christmas-market.jp/

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