Chiba Prefecture's Tokyo German Village provides a slice of Europe in Japan, and this year they will hold their first ever Christmas market event. The village will be beautifully decorated with lanterns featuring motifs of Santa Claus, reindeer, and traditional German puppets, plus a giant lantern pyramid standing 8 meters high serving as a focal point.
Along with the festive lights, attendees can enjoy German beer, mulled wine, and strawberry rum hot chocolate. Kid-friendly juices will also be available. On the food front, there will be some traditional German eats like currywurst, pretzels, and white sausage.
Tokyo German Village can be accessed in approximately 10 minutes driving time from the Ken-O Expressway's Kisarazu Higashi IC. On-site parking is available for around 3000 vehicles.
For those visiting the area via public transport, the venue can be reached in about 35 minutes by bus from Sodegaura Station on the JR Uchibō Line.