While it's fun to visit whatever the season, Yokohama's Chinatown district is never livelier than during its New Year festival. The two weeks of festivities are stacked with events, including a countdown party on the night of February 4, traditional lion dance and music performances at Yamashitacho Park (February 9, 10, 11 & 17), a parade of traditional costumes on the afternoon of February 16, and a spectacular Lantern Festival on February 19 from 5.30pm (around Masobyo Temple).
|Venue name:||Yokohama Chinatown|
Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama
|Transport:||Motomachi Chukagai Station (Minatomirai line); Ishikawacho Station (Keihin-Tohoku, Negishi lines)|
All day; see schedule for specific times
- Yokohama Chinatown