Wondering when Christmas markets will be open this year in Japan? We’ve done all the research so you don’t have to!
In this post, we’ll be sharing a list of the most popular Christmas markets in Japan, along with the opening dates that we know of so far.
We know it isn’t easy to find all this information in one place, so we’ve spent hours assembling all the dates and official websites of various markets to make your trip planning infinitely easier.
We hope you find this list helpful!
When do Christmas Markets Usually Open in Japan?
Exact Christmas market dates in Japan usually aren’t known until a few months before the festive season, but there are (of course) patterns.
Exact opening times vary from market to market, but you can generally expect Japan’s Christmas markets to be open from the end of November until the end of December.
Japanese Christmas Markets 2021 Opening Dates
So, what about opening dates for Japanese Christmas markets in 2021?
In the table below, we’ll be summarizing the known opening dates for some of Japan’s biggest and best-known Christmas markets this year.
NOTE: As you can see from the table below, the 2021 Christmas market season in German is still very much up in the air, but we hope you find the list of markets and their official sites helpful until we know more about concrete dates.
While we try our best to ensure the information is up-to-date and accurate, we recommend double checking with official sources (like the websites below) before making any plans. Dates and details can change quickly these days, so it’s always better safe than sorry!
NOTE: We’ve put a lot of time and effort into assembling the information below, so if you are quoting/referencing these details in your own articles and websites, we would greatly appreciate a link back to this page. Thank you for your understanding!
|Location||Christmas Market Name||2021 Dates||More Info|
|Fukuoka||Christmas market in Hikari no Machi HAKATA||TBA||Official Website|
|Fukuoka||TENJIN Christmas market||TBA||Official Website|
|Fukuoka||CHRISTMAS MARKET in Passage||TBA||Official Website|
|Fukuoka||CHRISTMAS MARKET in IMS||TBA||Official Website|
|Hanno||Metsa Village Christmas||TBA|
|Hiroshima||Hiroshima German Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Huis Ten Bosch||Huis Ten Bosch Kingdom of Lights||TBA||Official Website|
|Kagoshima||Kagoshima Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Kobe||Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens Christmas Fair||TBA||Official Website|
|Kosaka||Kosaka Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Kumamoto||Kumamoto Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Nagoya||Nagoya Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Osaka||Osaka German Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Osaka||Amazing Christmas Market for Loved Ones||TBA||Official Website|
|Saitama||Saitama Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Sapporo||Sapporo Munich Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Sendai||Sendai Winter Park Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Tokoname||Centrair Christmas Market||TBA||More Info|
|Tokyo||Roppongi Hills Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Tokyo||Hibiya Park Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Tokyo||Yebisu Garden Palace Christmas Marché||TBA||Official Website|
|Toyohashi||Toyohashi Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
|Yokohama||Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse Christmas Market||TBA||Official Website|
Help us improve this list of Christmas market opening dates in Japan!
Know of any other Japanese Christmas markets we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments with a link to an official source if possible so we can ensure we get accurate dates.