New Years Eve Osaka 2018

New Years Eve Osaka 2018

New Years Eve Osaka 2018, Fireworks, Events, Parties, Hotel

New Years Eve Osaka 2018, Osaka New Years Eve Countdown 2018, Where to Spend New Years Eve in Osaka 2018, New Years Eve Fireworks Osaka 2018, Hotel Osaka New Years Eve 2018


New Years Eve Osaka 2018

Osaka is a large port city and commercial center on Honshu Island. The city is known for its modern architecture, boisterous nightlife and hearty street foods. The 16th-century shogunate Osaka Castle is its main historical landmark, surrounded by a moat and park with plum, peach and cherry trees. The Shinto Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine is among Japan's oldest.


New Years Eve Osaka 2018

Situated at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay. This is the third biggest city in Japan after Tokyo and Yokohama. With great fireworks, amazing countdown parties, unique events and celebrations, Osaka is one of the best destination in Japan for welcoming New Years Eve Osaka 2018.



New Years Eve Osaka 2018

Traditional activities on New Year's Eve include watching the popular music program "kohaku uta gassen" on television and visiting a shrine or temple around midnight. If you are in Osaka during New Years Eve, you can join the crowds doing hatsumode, the year's first visit to a shrine or temple. Hatsumode festivities are held at practically every shrine and temple across Japan during the first dew days of the year, especially on January 1.

Kita-mido Temple Bell Ringing

New Years Eve Osaka 2018

At Kitamido Temple, a count down with fireworks and music At Sky Building, big count down with light, sound, fireworks and … 10.000 spectators expected !! From around 23:45. The 40th floor will be open too for few happy ones will start around 23:00. At Minamimido Temple, avoid bad luck for next year by ringing the bell of the temple from 23:30 (only for the 108 first ones, but groups can ring the bell all together at once).

Universal Studios Japan Countdown

New Years Eve Osaka 2018

Universal Studios is the most popular theme park located in Osaka. With many special countdown events for the New year held every year since it opened, this spot promises an extremely gorgeous New Year Eve Osaka in 2018. There are three places inside the park where you can enjoy the Countdown, namely Lagoon area, Gramercy Park and Main Street. Lagoon is the best place to enjoy the whole wonder of sound and lights and Gramercy park will offer the clearest view of stage setup, while Main street is full of confetti and pyrotechnics. In the very final moment of the year, you will be dazzled by amazing show of fireworks and the special countdown together with many famous artists such as Daishi Dance, Tanaka Yasutaka of Capsule, and Shinji Takeda. The show is made in cooperation with Bartkresa with mesmerizing colors and shapes over the area of more than 250 feet wide.

Umeda sky building Countdown

New Years Eve Osaka 2018

It is probably the most unique way to enjoy the countdown in the height of about 173 meters above the ground at Umeda sky building. Records of the last few years lead to the expectation of more than 10000 attendees at New Year Eve this year. Among light, sound and fireworks, there is a laser show at the highest floor of the building for a small number of people. Around 11:00 pm, the place becomes crowded and you may need to line up to wait. When the time shown on an electronic display board comes to zero, the show of lighting and laser will start brightly above the night view of Osaka. Laser rays of mainly green from pillars and walls around will illuminate the main wall with various shapes of line, curve and wave. Over the ocean of dazzling lights, the laser show seems to be the galaxy in the middle of the sky full of stars.

Hard Rock Cafe Osaka Countdown Party

New Years Eve Osaka 2018

Countdown Party is one annual event of well-known cafe brand Hard Rock where you can gather friends and enjoy rock together. It a ticket with price 5000 yen including American premium buffet with one drink, a live rock from 70s - 80s performed by Badasses Band and so many games.

HEP Five Ferries wheel

New Years Eve Osaka 2018

HEP Five Ferris wheel is a landmark representing Osaka Umeda area from which you can enjoy the scenic flight to the sky at the height of about 106 meters. And can you imagine how it would be if you sit on one of these 52 gondolas and being taken to the height exactly on the New Year Eve moment? Spreading out on the ground is the endless shiny jewel made from glitter neon light from skyscrapers far to the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge and Mount Ikoma on beautiful days. Together with Umeda sky building, HEP Five Ferris wheel is one of the most recommended spots in Osaka to enjoy the very first sunrise of the New Year. On this century moment, you will explode with the sparkling effusion of light and fireworks on the ground from every corner of the city like millions of light flowers are booming around you.


Osaka is affectionately known as the "Kitchen of Japan", and with this title, it only means that every meal at the Japanese city will be a good meal. There are no lack of options when dining at Osaka – from street snacks to fast meals at local eateries to a gastronomical display of kappo and it is impossible to run out of ideas on what to eat because whether you are craving for an okonomiyaki or you need a bowl of piping hot ramen on a cold winter night, Osaka will feed you well on this Christmas and New Year season.


Kitashinchi district

Dotonbori district

Hozenji-Yokocho district

Shinsaibashi district

Osaka is famous for its vibrant local culture, its great food and the peculiar dialect called Osaka-ben in Japanese. The city has plenty to offer and the surrounding cities and hillsides are full of great places to visit. It's no wonder tourists from all over flock to Osaka.

As the second largest city in Japan, Osaka has a great many things to offer in terms of nightlife as well. A diverse and interesting selection of clubs, bars and live venues awaits you here. If you're looking for places to enjoy a night of partying, drinks and music or even just some good old dancing, we've got you covered.


You can assure yourself of the best hotels for accommodation at Osaka with all the services and facilities. But make sure to book rooms for yourself before all the good hotels get booked. Intercontinental Osaka, The Ritz-Carlton, The St. Regis, Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel, Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport, Hotel Osaka Bay Tower are among the famous hotels of Osaka where you will get all the facilities and luxuries. Make your stay at Osaka worthwhile and enjoy your New Year Eve like never before.

Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport

Hotel Osaka Bay Tower

InterContinental Hotel Osaka

Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka

The St. Regis Osaka Hotel

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Happy New Years Eve Osaka 2018