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Laqua Christmas and Santa Claus in 2019.

Once again this year, 2019, Santa Claus is visiting LaQua in Tokyo Dome City on the Marunouchi, Namboku, Oedo, Mita Subway Lines and JR Chuo and Sobu Lines. And they will have various events for their seasonal Laqua Christmas celebration.

Christmas Laqua 2019

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Image from the LaQua official Christmas webpage in 2015

The Christmas period in Tokyo Dome City is starting from November 1st and will continue until Christmas day, December 25th. The winter illumination in Tokyo Dome City will start from November 13th. This year’s theme is “wa” or harmony / peace. The theme in the LaQua area is “sakura” or cherry blossoms.

Their Christmas line up includes:

  • Christmas market
  • Santa letter
  • Papa’s Christmas
  • A forest of book christmas trees
  • Workshops
  • A christmas film
  • Santa Claus Greeting

Santa Claus Greeting at LaQua

The dates for the 2019 LaQua Santa Claus greeting are:

  • December 14th
  • December 15th
  • December 21st
  • December 22nd

During those days Santa will visit at four different time slots:

  • 3 pm on the 4th floor of LaQua
  • 4 pm on the 3rd floor of LaQua
  • 5 pm on the 2nd floor of LaQua
  • 6 pm at the Christmas market

Each time he will be around for about 30 minutes. It is not yet known what type of meet and greet it will be. In previous years, he was walking around the floor and you could request to get your photo taken together.

The official English web portal of Laqua (click to be brought to the site).

LaQua Access

LaQua is located in Tokyo Dome City. It is the area closest to the stations on the North end, which are Oedo and Mita line’s Kasuga station and Marunouchi and Nambaku line’s Korakuen station. You can also access LaQua from the Chuo / Sobu line and Mita Line’s Suidobashi station.

There is parking available at Tokyo Dome City too, in Times Car parking lots. There is a Tokyo Dome Times car park, a LaQua Times car park and a Mini port Times car park all within walking distance of LaQua.

Parking charges start from 400 yen for 30 minutes. If you spend more than 1000 yen in Tokyo Dome City’s shops or restaurants you can get your parking ticket validated for one free hour of parking. For purchases of more than 3000 yen you can get two hours free. If you play in Asobono, the roller skate arena or buy a passport for attractions, you can get four hours parking for 1000 yen.

LaQua is just one of dozens of locations that celebrate Christmas and where you can visit Santa Claus in the Tokyo area in the lead up to Christmas 2019. You will find all Santa locations in the Greater Tokyo area on the SANTA CALENDAR (click here).

First published in 2014, republished in 2015 and 2019.

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