Events in Japan
December - 12 : Jyuni-gatsu
The lively night festival "Chichibu Yomatsuri", one of the three largest float parade festivals in Japan, has a history of more than 300 years.
A traditional market held every 15th of December in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture. Hundreds of stalls will line the street between Kawaguchi station and the shrine.
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.
This workshop offers an opportunity to make and have a miniature of new year's decoration "Kadomatsu," a traditional Japanese decoration placed in front of the house during new years days.
A local market event organized by community groups in Senju town. The market will take place at a shrine and traditional old Japanese house in Nakacho district there.
This exhibition will take place to showcase new products, services, and technology elaborated and developed by Japanese small and medium-sized enterprises.
A traditional market with a history over 400 years, more than 700 stalls line in the streets. There is the Daikan-yashiki 代官屋敷, a former residence of the local governor (Samurai house) near the market place.
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.