‘Tis The Season
Yokohama Akarenga Christmas Market
The Yokohama Akarenga Christmas Market is one of the biggest and most popular markets of its kind in Japan, drawing tens of thousands of visitors annually. It’s a great place to visit for shopping, eating, and sightseeing, as well as to experience a truly festive feeling under the (real) giant Christmas tree. There’ll be hot wine, seasonal ornaments, and beautiful light displays, as well as live Christmas song shows and more.
Antique Shopping Spree
Akasaka Nominoichi in Ark Hills
Looking for a sophisticated place to shop for your Christmas gifts? Let us suggest Akasaka Nominoichi, an antique fair where you can grab furniture, clothes, jewelry, and so much more. If you get too hungry from all the shopping, you can also stop by for a coffee and homemade cookie break at the numerous food trucks parked in the area.
Musical Sister Act
Based on the 1992 film with the same name by Alan Menken, “Sister Act”, is a musical about a lively lounge singer Deloris Van Cartier (played by Whoopi Goldberg in the original film) who sees her mobster boyfriend commit murder. She is relocated for her protection and is disguised as a nun in a California convent. Japanese soul singer, Kumiko Mori, will be taking the role of Deloris in this Japanese adaptation of the famed musical. This weekend is the last chance to catch this musical!
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