Wednesday, December 21, 2016

[EVENTS] Experience Japanese New Year (2017)

Nanakusa Rice Soup at Yokomizo Old House (Tsurumi ward)


Nanakusa (seven herbs) rice soup is Japanese traditional food that they have on 7th January, to ease the stomach after the festive dishes of the New Year and to wish the health.

Saturday, January 7th, 11:00-13:00 (registration from 10:30)

at Misono Park, Yokomizo Old House

Nanakusa Rice Soup at Seseragi Park (Tsuzuki ward)
Saturday January 7th, 11:00-
100 yen/serving (100 servings)
17 Shin-ei-cho, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama (closest station: Nakamachi-dai, Blue Line)

Nanakusa Rice Soup and New Year Games (Sakae ward)

Sunday, January 8th, 11:30-13:00
100 yen/serving (150 servings)
at Hongo Fujiyama Park (Old houses)
56-1, Nakano-cho, Sakae-ku, Yokoahama (closest station: Hongodai, JR Negishi Line)

Nanakusa Rice Soup / Sweet Bean Soup at Nagayamon Park (Seya ward)

Nanakusa Rice Soup
Saturday, January 7th, 11:00-
100 yen/serving (100 servings)
Nagayamon Park (closest station: Mitsukyo, Sotetsu Line, 18min walk or bus)

Sweet Bean Soup with Mochi rice cake
Japanese people decorate mochi (rice cake) during the New Year and then brake it down to eat in sweet bean soup around this day.

Wednesday, January 11th, 11:00-
100 yen/serving (200 servings)

*Nanakusa Rice Soup at Tsuduki Minka-en (Tsuduki ward)

2 Odana-nishi, Tsuduki-ku, Yokohama (8min walk from Center Kita, Blue Line)

*They have rice soup event every year but as the house is under reparation this year until the end of next January, there won't be any in 2017.

Hodogaya International Lounge

Tea Ceremony Experience

You can enjoy a cup of green tea and Japanese confection.

Saturday, 28th January 14:30-16:00
at 3F Japanese Room, Iwama Shimin Plaza
1-7-15 Iwamacho, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama (2min walk from Sotetsu Line Tennocho station or 10 min from JR Hodogaya station)

Free for non-Japanese people and 500 yen for Japanese people.
Please sign up by telephone, e-mail or at the counter.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

[EVENT] Christmas Fun for Kids (Meet Santa Claus etc.)

*Photos from past events

Yokohama World Porters

23rd, 24th and 25th

Santa's sweet walk
1F 11:00-, 13:00-
5F 11:20-, 13:20-
Santa walks around in YWP and give away candies.

Photo with Santa
12:00-, 14:00-
For first 20 groups each time. Ticket distributed 2F main entrance (next to the stage) 1hour before each time.

Red Brick Warehouse

7th, 10th, 14th 17th, 21st and 24th
Santa will walk around inside/outside the building.

Santa's Post Office photo spot on 3F 2nd building (no Santa Claus)

Yokohama Bay Quarter
23rd and 24th, 12:00-, 14:00-, 16:00- (30mins)
Santa walks around BayQuarter. Free.
You can check Santa's schedule on each day at 3F information counter

Tressa Yokohama

YCC Gospel Lovers Live
23rd Live: 14:00-, 16:00-

Santa Photo Shoot:13:00-, 15:00- (30 mins)
North Bldg. 2F Lyon Square
First 50 groups (each)


4th: Isogo, Yokosuka
11th: Odawara, Sagamihara, Atsugi
17th: Fujisawa, Yokohama Izumi
19th: Hadano, Hiratsuka
23rd: Kohoku New Town Store
11:00-, 13:00-, 15:00-, 16:00-, 17:00-
for 30 minutes each time, no reservation required, free

Motomachi Shopping Street

Motomachi Twinkle Christmas

Green Santa
11th, 17th, 18th, 23rd, 24th, 25th

Free Shuttle Double Decker
21st to 25th


Happy Christmas in Zoorasia

On weekends and holidays
Photo with Reindeer or Alpaca
In front of Ausie Hill Restaurant
11:00-, 12:30-
First 50 groups each

Christmas feeding, Christmas Concert 23rd - 25th December