The 3rd Annual Matsumoto Christmas Carols Evening with Santa will be held on Christmas Day, the 25th. The event put on by local volunteers starts at 5pm for kids activities and the Main event starts at 6pm.
So if you are at a loose end on Christmas day and want to feel a bit of the Christmas spirit, taste a little Christmas Turkey, hear some great Singing, while you are in Matsumoto come along and join in.
You will see Santa coming in his sleigh at 6:20 to relax with the locals after another hard Christmas to enjoy an evening with Carols in a number of languages, the local Grace Gospel Choir, Christmas Food from around the world, Santa coming in his sleigh, Community Contributed Items. and an authentic celebration of Christmas.
Come along, the Turkeys are ordered and the kids all go home with a small gift from Santa Claus.
5pm, Activities for Children depending on number and age of those who attend at this time.
6pm Main event starts.
6:20 Santa Comes on his sleigh, everyone can have a snack and sample of the Christmas food. and grab a drink or a Coffee while the Kids get a photo with Santa.
6:30 Carols and items continue (you can keep snacking cafe style).
7:30 Santa meets with the Kids and gives them a each a gift.
Final Carols and Finish at about 7:50pm.
Possibly some Carols around the Piano after if people are in the mood for another 30-40 mins. Bring an instrument a harmonica or such if you want to join in.
The Event will be mainly in Japanese but Carols will be in multiple languages; Japanese, English, Korean, Portuguese, and German French.