Santa Claus at Tokyu Department Store
The real Santa Claus will visit Tokyu’s flagship store in Shibuya on December 17th between 2 and 3 pm. This is a small event and they will only accommodate the first fifty families to receive a ticket to see Santa. One family receives one ticket.
This event is also restricted to families who have a child that is in preschool or younger. Don’t be caught out – the tickets will actually be distributed from 9.40 am at the 1st floor entrance. When you receive the ticket you will receive information of where you can visit Santa, shake his hand and get your photo taken (with your own camera). If you don’t get a ticket you can still enjoy a mini Christmas concert the same day from 3.30 to 4 pm on the 1st floor.
Facilites available for babies such as diaper changing areas and a nursing room.
Address: 2-2-41 Dogenzaka, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0002
URL: official website
The basement and 1st floor are open from 10 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week.
Parking for 258 cars, free for 3 hours if you spend over 30,000 in Tokyu. Otherwise it is charged at 250 yen for 30 minutes.
7 minute walk from JR Yamanote Line’s Shibuya station.
By car it is approximately 1 kilometre form the Shuto Expressway Shibuya Line Shibuya Exit.
For even more places to visit Santa in the Greater Tokyo area please see the Santa guide.