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Shibuya New Year's Eve Countdown: Counting Down at Tokyo's "Times Square" (Canceled for 2021)

Shibuya New Year's Eve Countdown: Counting Down at Tokyo's "Times Square" (Canceled for 2021)

Date published: 15 December 2019
Last updated: 17 December 2020

Shibuya Crossing is renownedly the world’s busiest crossing—but from 9:00 p.m. on December 31, the entire area will be shut down for cars and transformed into one massive outdoor countdown party!

A stage will be erected right in front of Shibuya109, so if you're looking for Tokyo New Year countdown parties, look forward to celebrating New Year’s at one of Tokyo’s most iconic locations!

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the New Years’ countdown event at Shibuya Station is canceled for 2020-2021.

Table of Contents
  1. Shibuya New Years Countdown Event
  2. Other Tokyo New Years Countdown Events
  3. Book Tickets to 2021 Countdown Parties & Events!

Shibuya New Years Countdown Event

Shibuya New Years Countdown Event
Photos courtesy of Shibuya Countdown Committee

The Shibuya New Years' countdown event on the evening of December 31 in ordinary years is massive, expecting thousands of people. Sponsored in part by by Coca-Cola Japan, the event is called “YOU MAKE SHIBUYA COUNTDOWN”. The stage in front of Shibuya 109 sees a rich program to appropriately get the New Year’s party going.

If you don’t feel like spending New Year’s in a club, make sure to head over to Shibuya!

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the New Years’ countdown event at Shibuya Station is canceled for 2020-2021.

  • Shibuya Crossing
    • Address Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo bottom, 150-0043
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    • Nearest Station Shibuya Station (JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Tokyu Toyoko Line / Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line / Keio Inokashira Line)
      1 minute on foot

Other Tokyo New Years Countdown Events

Book Tickets to 2021 Countdown Parties & Events!

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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