Tokyo Midtown Christmas 2018

Tokyo Midtown always makes a big splash for Christmas and this year is no exception! Here’s the lowdown on all the events and illuminations in the lead up to Xmas 2018.

Outdoor Events

Starlight Garden 2018 Winter Illuminations

Stretching across a green space of over two square kilometers, this year’s illumination spectacular features more than 190,000 LED lights and about 100 illuminated balloons. The theme is space, and the lights and balloons represent the stars across the universe. There are four different light shows, creating colorful displays to light up the coming dark nights.

When: Nov 13-Dec 25, 5-11pm

Where: Grass Square

Starlight Garden Photo Service

There will be a cameraman on site to give photos of you and your loved ones with the lights a professional touch. You can check the image online before committing to buying.

When: Nov 23-Dec 16, 6-8pm

Where: Grass Square

How much: ¥1,080

Soap Bubble Illuminations

For a limited period, the Starlight Garden area will be covered in a combination of soap bubbles and mist, recreating the birth of the stars and supernovas. Experience the illuminations with all your senses, not just sight.

When: Nov 13-Dec 16

Where: Grass Square

Other Illuminations Around Tokyo Midtown

Tokyo Midtown illuminations aren’t limited to Starlight Garden. All of the Midtown complex and surrounding areas will be blessed with the twinkling of over 500,000 LED light bulbs.

Where: Outdoor tree illuminations, Champagne Illumination, and Starlight Road

When: Nov 13-Dec 25, 5-11pm, various locations (5pm-midnight, 1F Plaza Area)

Indoor Events

Santa Tree

About 1,800 tiny Santa ornaments make up this impressive 4-meter tall Santa tree. This year,  12 Santa guerilla groups will escape and can be found in other spaces across the complex — see if you can spot them all!

When: Nov 13-Dec 25, 11am-midnight

Where: Tree Shower, 1F Galleria

Christmas Market

Nothing like a Christmas market brings on that Christmas feeling in the lead up to the big event. Stalls by Daikanyama Christmas Company and Materi make an appearance this year again, while Alco Store, featuring Nordic goodies, will participate for the first time.

When: Nov 13-Dec 25, 11am-9pm

Where: B1F Galleria



Nov 13 2018 - Dec 25 2018


11:00 - 23:00



More Info

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Tokyo Midtown


Tokyo Midtown
9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku

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