In Japan, there is a traditional custom which is to take a Yuzuyu bath (hot citron bath) on the winter solstice, and most of Sento (Public Bathing Facilities) offer special Yuzuyu bathing at the regular fee on the day.
Events in Japan
December - 12 : Jyuni-gatsu
A year-end market held at Nihonbashi, a historic wholesale district in Tokyo. Though this market is mainly to sell New Year's decorations, wholesalers also join the market and hold special sales of foods, clothes and more.
Traditional midnight parade in fox costume