MIDTOWN CHRISTMAS 2017

With an array of 510,000 lights and celebrating ten years of Midtown, Midtown Christmas 2017 is getting underway!
The Grass Square will even feature seven different displays, one for each day of the week!

11/15 Wed - 12/25 Mon 17:00 - 23:00
*Welcome Illuminations until 24:00, Marché de Nöel until 21:00

Starlight Garden 2017

Starlight Garden 2017

The Starlight Garden 2017 allows you to enjoy a show comprising the lights and sounds of a journey through space, staged on Tokyo Midtown's own expansive Grass Square.
Coming into the tenth year for this event, the theme for 2017 is an epic "Space Odyssey", involving a trip to seven of the planets in our solar system.
The first half of the show, comprising around four minutes, is a voyage through the galaxy with lights of blue and white, while the second half features a unique visit to a different planet for each day of the week.
Sparkling lights will thrill and move you.
Enjoy our seven special programs, changing for each day of the week.

Monday: The Moon  A Mysterious "Total Solar Eclipse"

Monday: The Moon A Mysterious "Total Solar Eclipse"

White light is used to represent the mysterious diamond ring that appears when the moon completely covers the sun during a total solar eclipse.

Tuesday: Mars  The "Atmospheric Phenomena" of Our Red Neighbor

Tuesday: Mars The "Atmospheric Phenomena" of Our Red Neighbor

Red light is used to represent the atmospheric phenomena of Mars, which has been observed to have vast clouds and clumps of dry ice.

Wednesday: Mercury  A "World of Ice" on a Blazing Planet

Wednesday: Mercury A "World of Ice" on a Blazing Planet

Blue light is used to represent the world of ice found in the minus 170 degree lightless, permanent shadow of this burning hot planet.

Thursday: Jupiter  The "Typhoons and Aurora" of the Polar Regions

Thursday: Jupiter The "Typhoons and Aurora" of the Polar Regions

Green light is used to represent the howling typhoons 40,000km in diameter and aurora found at the north and south pole regions of this giant.

Friday: Venus  The "Raging Winds" of a Mysterious Atmosphere

Friday: Venus The "Raging Winds" of a Mysterious Atmosphere

Golden light is used to represent the raging wings of the super rotation, a mysterious atmospheric phenomena involving speeds faster than automobiles.

Saturday: Saturn  The "Rings" that Characterize Saturn

Saturday: Saturn The "Rings" that Characterize Saturn

yellowish green light is used to represent the countless rings that continuously rotate around Saturn at varying speeds.

Sunday: The Sun  Blazing "Flares"

Sunday: The Sun Blazing "Flares"

Flashes and orange light are used to represent the flares caused by massive explosions on the surface of the energy-intense sun.

NEW! Stardust Zone

NEW! Stardust Zone

The Stardust Zone is a new area where you can experience what it might be like to wander into a world of stardust.
Just take a single step inside and you'll be enveloped from head to toe in countless specks of red and green light.
Begin your journey into the vastness of space amid reverberations of stardust.

Location: Midtown Garden
*Until December 22(Fri)

Welcome Illuminations

Welcome Illuminations

The departure point for the Midtown Cruise is completely white, welcoming all of our visitors with a chic sparkle.
All along Gaienhigashi Avenue you will see trees dressed up in delightful pink, further heightening expectations and excitement.
Even more incredible are the total of Swarovski® Crystal decorations

Location: Plaza 1F, along Gaienhigashi Avenue

Trees Illumination

Trees Illumination

A romantic illumination themed around snow falling in a giant champagne glass.
Become intoxicated by this world of 20,000 lights and 9 trees laden with snowfall.

Location: Midtown Garden

Champagne Illumination

Champagne Illumination

Once you reach the Starlight Road, a gently curving path of lights, the mood changes also, leading you into an illusory world of blue and white.
This is the entrance to the brilliantly sparkling night time space of the Starlight Garden 2017.
New for this year is an incredible star field of illuminations that twinkle overhead.

Location: Midtown Garden

Starlight Road

Starlight Road

Once you reach the Starlight Road, a gently curving path of lights, the mood changes also, leading you into an illusory world of blue and white.
This is the entrance to the brilliantly sparkling night time space of the Starlight Garden 2017.
New for this year is an incredible star field of illuminations that twinkle overhead.

Location: Midtown Garden

Santa Tree

Santa Tree

A massive 4m tree created by the coming together of no less than 1,800 Santas.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the tree, too, and now ten pairs of these cheeky Santas have broken free and are hiding around the Galleria! See if you can find them!

MOËT CHRISTMAS TREE

MOËT CHRISTMAS TREE

The Starlight Garden illuminations start from Nov 15 (Wed), and on the same day a Christmas tree with a unique festive design from Moët & Chandon will appear in the Plaza 1F.

*In front of the Galleria Gate from Dec 22 (Fri) / Dec 25 (Mon)

For Customers Using
Baby Buggies or Wheelchairs

All of our illuminations, including the popular "Starlight Garden 2017", are expected to be very crowded during the period of Dec 23 (Sat) to Dec 25 (Mon), meaning that restrictions on movement through Tokyo Midtown will be put into effect.

For Customers Using Baby Buggies

For safety reasons, it will not be possible to use baby buggies on the illumination viewing route during the above period.
Please either fold it up and keep it with you, or use the baby buggy port.

Baby buggy port available at the following times: 16:00 – 22:00

For Customers in Wheelchairs

It is extremely dangerous for customers in wheelchairs to line up to see the illuminations at busy times.
We have priority areas across Midtown, so please ask any of our staff for assistance.

Illumination Tour  2017

Illumination Tour 2017

A festive-season only special tour that provides a complete introduction to the story behind the Tokyo Midtown Illuminations, along with everything there is to see, in around one hour.
This tour, always packed out every year, can be enjoyed both by those participating for the first time and by those for whom it's already an annual fixture!
Due to the great response in previous years, this year the tours will be offered again in English at certain times.

[Period] Dec 1 (Fri) - Dec 15 (Fri)
[Capacity] 15 people per tour (time required: approx. 1 hour)
[Charge] Adult 1,500 yen, Elementary School Students 700 yen (including tax)
[Applications] Reservation

MIDTOWN CHRISTMAS LIVE 2017

MIDTOWN CHRISTMAS
LIVE 2017

The weekends in December will also see live Christmas performances, centered in familiar classical music and completely for free.
The perfect kick-off to a scintillating Christmas season!

[Period] Dec 2 (Sat) - Dec 17 (Sun)
*Only on Saturdays and Sundays during this period.

[Time] 13:30, 15:00 and 16:30 (3 performances on each day)
Around 30 minutes per performance

[Location] Galleria

[Charge] Free

Marché de Nöel

Marché de Nöel

A bustling market of Christmas shops that appears for a limited time only.
Here you can find all the items you need to celebrate the holiest of nights, including ornaments, wreaths and cards.
The perfect gift is just waiting to be found!

Illumination Photo Service

Illumination Photo Service

Take a super special photo from the best position! You'll appear to haveentered the "Starlight Garden 2017"!
The photos can then be purchased froma special website.

Time: 18:00 - 20:00
*Not during bad weather

Charge: From 1,080 yen

Location: Grass Square "Starlight Garden 2017"

Operated By: Photo Studio hollyhock

Inquiries: Photo Studio hollyhock 03-6447-0354 (Time: 11:00 - 21:00)

Lighting Ceremony

Lighting Ceremony

The lighting ceremony for our exciting tenth year of Christmas illuminations involved the participation of movie stars Yo Oizumi and Keiko Kitagawa, who most recently appeared together in the movie "The Detective Is in the Bar 3".
Leaving the gritty world of hardboiled cinema behind for a moment, the pair flashed smiles as they gave the signal for 510,000 lights to burst into brilliant life.

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