The churches listed below offer Christmas worship services or mass in English, Korean, or Spanish.
[ E ]=English [ J ]=Japanese [ K ]=Korean [ S ]=Spanish
Catholic Daimyo-machi Church
2-7-7 Daimyo, Chuo-ku
12/24 (Thu.) 19:00 / 21:30 クリスマスイヴ・ミサ [ J ]
24:00 クリスマスイヴ礼拝 [ J ]
12/25 (Fri.) 10:00 クリスマス・ミサ [ J ]
16:00 Christmas mass [ E ]
Fukuoka International Church (Baptist)
1-12-45 Daimyo, Chuo-ku
12/20 (Sun.) 10:45 Christmas worship service [ J/E ]
12/24 (Thu.) 19:00 Christmas Eve worship service [ J/E ]
Hakata New Life Church (Japan Assemblies of God)
3-13-29 Hakataeki-minami, Hakata-ku
12/20 (Sun.) 10:30 Christmas worship service [ J/E ]
13:30 Christmas Pot Luck Party [ J/E ]
Seinan Gakuin Baptist Church
7-5-35 Nishijin, Sawara-ku
12/6 (Sun.) 17:00 Christmas worship service [ E ]
12/20 (Sun.) 10:40 クリスマス礼拝 [ J ]
12/24 (Thu.) 19:00 クリスマス賛美礼拝 (聖歌隊による賛美歌) [ J ]
Fukuoka Chuo Korean Christian Church, Japan (Presbyterian)
Kyushu Christian Center 2F 2-7-7 Maizuru, Chuo-ku
12/20 (Sun.) 11:00 Christmas Day worship service [ J/K ]
12/24 (Thu.) 20:00 Christmas Eve worship service [ J/K ]
Minoshima Pastoral Center (Catholic)
2-5-31 Minoshima, Hakata-ku
12/24 (Thu.) 19:30 Christmas mass [ S ]
Peruvian-style Christmas party after the mass. Children will receive Christmas presents.
Atago Shrine / 092-881-0103
At Atagoshinden (the main shrine), celebrate the new year to the sound of taiko drumming, and see the pearl orange and emerald green illuminations light up at midnight. This is also one of the most popular spots to see the first sunrise of the new year.
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine / 092-922-8225
Something that everyone should do when in Japan, joya-sai: visit a shrine, reflect on what went wrong and what went right in the past year, and thank the gods. Pray for a good coming year, too, and see what it’s like to ring in the new year in a traditional Japanese way. From 22:30 at the main shrine, honden.
THE LUIGANS Spa & Resort / 092-603-2525
Enjoy midnight fireworks from this hotel, located on scenic Uminonakamichi Seaside Park. Check out the Casino Party on the top floor, too!
Mariera Cruise / 092-751-7171
Depart from Bayside Place at 23:00, enjoy a buffet and toshikoshi soba, and take part in a present exchange. Then watch fireworks explode over Noko Island.
Space World / 093-672-3600
It’s the annual “That’s Countdown!” Enjoy a special live performance by YU-A, Countdown Bingo, fireworks and a night parade. Attractions are open all night and a Countdown Free Pass lets you enter from 16:00.
Mojiko Retro / 093-332-0106
Romantic illumination of the retro area from 23:00 and Kanmon Bridge. Fireworks and fog horn blasts from ships at midnight.
River Walk Kitakyushu / 093-573-1500
Located near Kokura Castle and Yasaka Shrine, River Walk promises a great new year’s eve atmosphere! After the countdown on a big screen monitor, go and get your fuku-bukuro, a Japanese new year lucky bag!
Centleisure Kijima Kogen Park / 0977-22-1165
Ride the midnight roller coasters and revel under the fireworks countdown! The skating rink stays open until midnight too!
Huis Ten Bosch / 0956-27-0001
At 18:00, Huis Ten Bosch becomes a “town of light” with fireworks letting us know that this year’s countdown party has started! Don’t miss the live concert or the climactic fireworks display – which is one of the biggest in Kyushu!
Greenland / 0968-66-1112
Countdown event in the amusement park in Japan with the greatest number of attractions – 80! Spectacular fireworks explode on the cusp of the New Year.