Jan/25 - Feb/8, 2020  Chinese Spring Festival in Yokohama Chinatown

Sightseeing information about Jan/25 - Feb/8, 2020  Chinese Spring Festival in Yokohama Chinatown in Japan.

Jan/25 - Feb/8, 2020  Chinese Spring Festival in Yokohama Chinatown (Lunar New Year)4.5

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 from 1/25 '20 to 2/8 '20


Yokohama China Town is known as one of the Japan's three biggest Chinatowns.
In China, the New Year of the Lunar New Year is called “Spring Festival” and there is a custom to celebrate grandly. In Yokohama Chinatown, “Spring Festival” is held so that people can enjoy “Chinese New Year” like China.
“Lunar New Year”, which introduces Chinese traditional culture such as Lion Dance, Dragon Dance, and the emperor parade, is now an event representative of sightseeing in Yokohama and it is also a wonderful scene of winter.

[Main Events]
◆Countdown Party
Date : January 24, 2020 24:00-
Venue : around Masobyo Temple

◆Chinese Lion Dance
Lion will pray for the prosperity and good harvest and dance around and bite on envelopes containing congratulatory gifts of money hanged in front the stores.
Dates: January 25, 2020 : 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Venue: All area of Yokohama China Town

◆Celebration Parade
Extravagant parade to celebrate the New Year’s with costumes of the Emperor, ethnic clothing, lion dance, and dragon dance.
Dates: January 26, 2020 : 4:00 pm –
Venue: All area of Yokohama China Town

◆Spring Festival Traditional Performance
Lion dance, dragon dance, dance performance, songs, harp performance, acrobatics, and other traditional Chinese cultures will be performed to capture the eyes of the visitors with their flamboyant performances.
Dates: February 1 & 2, 2020:1:00 pm – 2:00 pm , 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm , 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue: Yamashita-cho Park (in China Town)

◆Lantern Festival
A solemn event in which lanterns with messages of wishes and dreams are dedicated and send peace to the heavens on the last day of the Chinese New Year.
Dates: February 8, 2020 : 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Venue: Yamashita-cho Park (in China Town)

Chinese Spring Festival 2020 in Yokohama Chinatown (Lunar New Year)
Dates : January 25 - February 8, 2020
Admission: Free
Venue : Yokohama China Town (Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa)
Access : a 3-mins walk from Motomachi-Chukagai Station of Minato-Mirai Line, or a 5-mins walk from JR Ishikawacho Station
By Car : about 1-km away from Yokohama Park Ramp
Parking : 300 lots available

PurposeFestivals,easily accessible,instagrammable,Gourmet,parade,Traditional folk,experience,night view,shrine/temple,sightseeing,let's hang out!,an eating tour
Airport/Sta.Motomachi-Chinatown Station (about 400m) Google Transit


4.08 months ago

A beautiful temple to visit, right in Chinatown. Wonderful designs and architecture with eye catching colors throughout. The inside temple has five areas to pray and give offerings. The assistants are nice and very helpful in passing along their knowledge of the temple. A must see!

4.08 months ago

Beautiful shrine to visit in the heart of Yokohama chinatown.

5.07 months ago

The place is very nice and peaceful

5.0a year ago

Very nice Chinese Temple....must visit

5.0a year ago

Nice place in Chinatown Yokohama you should visit