Fukuoka Freedom Night Market

Browse booths offering accessories, handmade crafts, massages and fortune telling at this Asian-style riverside market right next to Canal City. Catch a bite from eateries serving tasty food and drinks while…

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Ramen Stadium Spring 2017 Renewal!

Ramen Stadium in Canal City Hakata will open four new ramen shops on Saturday, May 25.

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Japan Ekiben at Umaimono Food Fair

For the first time at the Umaimono Food Fair you can try ekiben (station lunch boxes) from around Japan. With over 60 kinds of ekiben from Hokkaido to Kyushu you can experience the feeling of a train trip across Japan without leaving Fukuoka.

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Kawabata Night Festival

The 400m long Kawabata Shotengai (shopping arcade) will host a night festival complete with a market, live music performances, and a Hakata Traditional Handicraft zone where you can learn how Hakata ningyo (dolls) and textiles are made.

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Hakata Ningyo Gachapon at Kawabata Night Festival

The Kawabata Night Festival once again offers the chance to get a traditional Hakata ningyo (doll) through ¥500 gachapons (capsule machines).

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Cafe Brasileiro

Originally opened in 1934 by the state of São Paulo to promote Brazilian coffee, Brasileiro is the oldest cafe in Fukuoka. “Our number one priority is coffee,” says second generation owner Yoshitada Nakamura.

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Sushi Taro

When Japanese visit Fukuoka, sushi tops their “to eat” list. Fish here is abundant, extremely fresh and reasonably priced. Increasingly, more foreign visitors are also coming to sample the double delight of sushi and sake.

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Louvre Museum Special Exhibition ‘Louvre No. 9’ ~Manga, The 9th Art~

The beginning of comics as an art form in France can be traced back to the 19th century but it wasn’t until the mid 20th century that they really started to take hold in the culture with titles like ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ (1929).

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Avispa Fukuoka Kick-Off Festa 2017 at Canal City

Soccer season is just around the corner, so kick it off with this festa! Join other soccer fans at the Sun Plaza to see Fukuoka-based artist Je’Glanz perform (from 15:00), and to meet all 27 Avispa players and their manager!

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“Crossing Visions V: Ecology Of Creation” at Asian Art Museum

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum’s Crossing Vision series is comprised of exhibitions that introduce various visual forms that extend beyond the boundaries of art.

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