December Events Calendar

Tokujin Yoshioka Glass Tea House Exhibition
  • When: November 28 to February 8, 9:30 to 18:00, closed Dec. 29-30, Jan 21 and 28, Feb 4
  • Where: Saga Prefectural Art Museum, Saga city
  • Cost: 1300 yen
Autumn Foliage and Illumination at Mifuneyama Rakuen
  • When: November 2 to December 9, open 8:00 to 17:30, illumination from 17:30 to 22:00
  • Where: Mifuneyama Rakuen, Takeo
  • Cost: 600 yen for day or night time tickets. 900 yen for combined day and night time tickets.
2018 Kyushu Olle Festival in Saga (Takeo Course)
  • Details: Reservations required. Participants receive a pin, a santa hat, sweets, Christmas present, and onsen ticket.
  • When: December 1, registration from 9:00, starts at 10:00
  • Where: Starts at Shiroiwa Gymnasium and ends at Takeo Onsen Romon Gate
  • Cost: 1500 yen, due at registration
  • Link
2018 Kyushu Olle Festival in Saga (Karatsu Course)
  • Details: Reservations required. Participants receive a pin, lunch of tonjiru (pork soup), onigiri, and tea, grilled sea snail, and Karatsu sweets
  • When: December 8, registration from 9:00, starts at 10:00
  • Where: Starts at Michi no Eki Momoyama Tenkaichi
  • Cost: 1500 yen, due at registration
  • Link
2018 Kyushu Olle Festival in Saga (Ureshino Course)
  • Details: Reservations required. Participants receive a pin, bento, yudofu, and an onsen ticket
  • When: December 9, registration from 8:40, start at 10:00, finish by 16:00
  • Where: Starts at Hizen Yoshida Ware Kiln Hall, and ends at Ureshino Tea Exchange Hall Chaoshiru, Ureshino
  • Cost: 1500 yen, due at registration
  • Link
Goma Ceremony and Firewalking
  • Details: Tonjiru (pork soup) and onigiri will be served
  • When: December 8 from 15:00 and 9 from 12:00, goma ceremony. Firewalking is open for anyone to try on the 9th.
  • Where: Honpukuji (本福寺) Temple, Kiyama
  • Facebook Event
Ohitaki Bonfire Ceremony
  • When: The evening of December 8
  • Where: Yutoku Inari Shrine
Keep Pine Project
  • Details: Help clean Niji-no-Matsubara!
  • When: December 9, 9:00 to 10:30
  • Where: Hamasaki Shinrin’yoku no Mori Park parking lot (浜崎森林浴の森公園駐車場)
Circle Time
  • Details: Join the other Circle Time volunteers for holiday fun with local kids!
  • When: December 16, 13:30 to 15:30
  • Where: Saga International Plaza in Shoko Building, Saga City
  • The volunteers event page
Saga Sea 2018 – Piano Station Concert
  • When: December 21, doors open at 19:00, performance from 19:30
  • Where: Avance, Saga City
  • Cost: 3500 yen in advance, 4000 yen at the door

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