Kanagawa Santa Meet and Greets 2018

Kanagawa Santa – A selection of places you can meet and greet Santa in Kanagawa during December 2018. All information was, to the best of my knowledge, accurate at the time of publishing. The official sources stress that Santa Claus visits (and events in general) are subject to change, so please do check the official sites linked for any updates or cancellations. 

🎅Ikea Kohoku

The Kohoku branch of Ikea is hosting Santa Claus on multiple days during December. The dates are December 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Each day he will be available for a meet and greet two times; at 12 noon and 3.30 pm. He will be around for about 30 minutes each time.

Official event information on Kohoku Ikea’s digital magazine.

Kohoku Ikea’s official website.

🎅Afternoon Tea Living Lazona

Greenland Santa will visit the Afternoon Tea Living in Lazona Kawasaki on Thursday December 6th. He will be there between noon and 1 pm. He will see 80 families who have a participation ticket.  Tickets for this free event are distributed from 11 am on the 2nd floor. 

Afternoon Tea Lazona Website

Official event details

🎅Toys R Us Kawasaki Takatsu 

Santa Claus will be visiting the Toys R Us in Takatsu Kawasaki on December 8th at 5 different times: 11.30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm. Each time he will be available for about 30 minutes. Bring your own camera.

Official Toys R Us event informationToys R Us Japan Santa Schedule

Official Kawasaki Takatsu Branch Website: Toys R Us Babies R Us

🎅Toys R Us Sagamihara Branch

You can see Santa Claus in the Toys R Us in Sagamihara on December 9th at 5 different times: 11.30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm. Each time he will be available for about 30 minutes. Bring your own camera.

Official Toys R Us event informationToys R Us Japan Santa Schedule

Official Sagamihara Branch Website: Toys R Us Babies R Us Sagamihara

🎅Toys R Us Odawara Branch

You can meet and greet Santa Claus in the Toys R Us in Odawara on December 9th at 5 different times: 11.30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm. Each time he will be available for about 30 minutes. Bring your own camera.

Official Toys R Us event informationToys R Us Japan Santa Schedule

Official Odawara Branch Website:Toys R Us Odawara

🎅Toys R Us Sagamihara Branch

You can see Santa Claus in the Toys R Us in Sagamihara on December 9th at 5 different times: 11.30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm. Each time he will be available for about 30 minutes. Bring your own camera.

Official Toys R Us event informationToys R Us Japan Santa Schedule

Official Sagamihara Branch Website: Toys R Us Babies R Us Sagamihara

🎅Yokohama Redbrick Warehouse

Santa Claus is visiting the Redbrick Warehouse in Yokohama on weekdays. The 2018 dates are December 14th, 18th, 20th and 21st:

🎅Lalaport Yokohama

Santa Claus is visiting Lalaport in Yokohama on December 15th. Participation tickets will be distributed from 10 am. Santa will visit the 1st floor South Court at 10.30 am, noon, 1.30 pm and 3 pm. This event is for Kids Club members only.   You can make a Kids Club member’s card in advance of the ticket distribution. 

Event information on the official site

🎅Toys R Us Yokohama Izumi Branch

You can see Santa Claus in the Toys R Us Babies R Us in Yokohama Izumi on Saturday December 15th at 5 different times: 11.30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm. Each time he will be available for about 30 minutes.

Official Toys R Us event informationToys R Us Japan Santa Schedule

Official Yokohama Izumi Branch WebsiteToys R Us Yokohama Izumi Branch Official Site (Japanese)

🎅Toys R Us Yokosuka Branch

Santa Claus will be in the Yokosuka branch of Toys R Us on December 15th for a meet and greet at 5 different times: 11.30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm. Each time he will be available for about 30 minutes.

Official Toys R Us event informationToys R Us Japan Santa Schedule

Official Yokosuka Branch WebsiteToys R Us Yokosuka

🎅Motomachi, Yokohama

The 2018 dates of Green Santa’s visits are December 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd and 24th. He will also be in Motomachi on Christmas day. He will be walking around the shopping district. If you meet him you can request to get a photo taken with him. The times he will be in the area are: 11.30 am, 1.30 pm, 3 pm and 4.30 pm – each time for about an hour.  As you can see in the flyer, they also have a London Bus! That will be there from the 21st through to the 25th.

Official Event PageMotomachi Green Santa Information

🎅Takashimaya Yokohama

Takashimaya in Yokohama have two Santa events in December, but neither are “typical” Santa visits. On the 15th they have a Raymond Briggs Father Christmas in the store. He will be on the 6th floor in the Kids Patio area at 12.30, 2.30 and 4.30 pm.

On December 23rd they have a performing Santa Claus who will also be available for a photo together. Again: 6th floor Kids Patio area. He will be there at 11.30 am, 1.30 pm and 3 pm and will see about 30 people each time.

Official site: Takashimaya Yokohama Event information

🎅Toys R Us Hiratsuka Branch

You can see Santa Claus in the Toys R Us in Hiratsuka on December 16th at 5 different times: 11.30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm. Each time he will be available for about 30 minutes. Bring your own camera.

Official Toys R Us event informationToys R Us Japan Santa Schedule

Official Hiratsuka Branch Website: Toys R Us Babies R Us Hiratsuka

🎅Toys R Us Hadano Branch

Toys R Us in Hadano will have Santa Claus visiting on December 16th at 5 different times: 11.30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm. Each time he will be available for about 30 minutes. Bring your own camera.

Official Toys R Us event informationToys R Us Japan Santa Schedule

Official Hadano Branch Website: Toys R Us Hadano

🎅Mosaic Mall

Santa Kanagawa

The Mosaic Mall, New Town, Kanagawa prefecture offer two ways to meet Santa. The first is the opportunity to receive a present from Santa, however, you have to register in advance for this. The deadline is this coming Thursday the 6th of December.

The second way, a photo with Santa, requires no prior booking. But you do  need to queue up at the space beside the escalator on the 4th floor on December 23rd before the event begins. There are two sessions; 11.30 am or 1.30 pm. Each time he will see the first 50 lined up. It is a free event and you need to bring your own camera with you.

Official Event URLhttps://www.mosaicmall.jp/mosaicmall/event/list.html/

🎅Lalaport Shonan Hiratsuka

For those with a Mitsui Shopping Kids Club card this event is free. For those without a card you need receipts for purchases of more than 1000 yen for the day that you are visiting. Santa is visiting on December 23rd and 24th, three times each day: 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. He will be at the first floor Hikari area.

Official Event PageMitsui Shopping Park Lalaport Santa information

🎅World Porters Fantastic Christmas 

Santa Claus will visit Yokohama World Porters on December 23rd, 24th and 25th.  He will be walking around greeting people at 11 am and 1 pm. He will also be available for a photo. The photo times are noon and 3 pm and each time he will see about 20 people.  You need to get a ticket in advance, they are distributed about an hour before the scheduled photo times. 

Event information on the official website. 

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