Fukuoka Christmas Market 2022
Largest Christmas Market in Japan will be held from November 11 to December 25, 2022
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.
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
Shibata Sangyo presents CHRISTMAS MARKET in Hikari no Machi HAKATA
Venue: JR Hakata Station Square
Period: November 11 (Fri.) to December 25 (Sun.), 2022
Hours: 16:45～23:00 on Weekdays, 12:00～23:00 Saturday, Sunday and holidays
PLEIADES presents TENJIN CHRISTMAS MARKET
Venue: Fureai Plaza on the west side of Fukuoka City Hall
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
Fukuoka Daimaru Venue
CHRISTMAS MARKET in Passage
Venue: Daimaru Fukuoka Elgarra Passage Plaza
Period: November 19 (Sat) to December 25 (Sun), 2022
Hours: 16:00 ～ 21:00 on Weekdays, 12:00～21:00 Saturday, Sunday and holidays
QTnet presents “Forest of Light”
Venue: Tenjin Central Park
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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