Information on countdown events in Osaka in 2021-22

Major landmarks and amusement facilities.

Universal Studio Japan

USJ Countdown event unfortunately cancelled.
However, they will be open during the year-end and New Year holidays. Check out the hours of operation here.


Unfortunately, the countdown event at the “HEP FIVE Ferris Wheel & Plaza”, the symbol of Umeda, will be cancelled. Please note that HEP FIVE itself will be closed on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
The first sale is on January 2.

Osaka Water Bus

All countdown cruises for this year will be cancelled. Please click here to check the hours of operation.

Other facilities

  1. Hirakata Park does not have a countdown event.
  2. There will be no countdown event at Expo Park.
  3. There will be no countdown event at Abeno Harukas 300.


W Osaka

On Friday, December 31, 2021, the first countdown party since the opening of the hotel will be held.

W Osaka presents 2022 COUNTDOWN PARTY
【Date & Time】 Dec. 31 (Fri), 2021 20:00 – Jan. 1 (Sat), 2022 2:00
*Reservations required.


On Friday, December 31, Conrad Osaka will hold “Colors of the Night” at the hotel’s 40th floor “40 Sky Bar & Lounge” and “Atmos Dining” with a panoramic night view of Osaka as a backdrop, including a champagne reflow, artistic live performances, lucky draws for luxurious prizes, and a countdown to the New Year.

【Date & Time】 Dec. 31 (Fri), 2021 23:00 – 24:00 *One hour only *Registration will begin at 22:30.
*Reservations required.

Hilton Osaka

Hilton Osaka will hold a countdown party at “MYPLACE” on the 1st floor for the year 2022.

2022 Count down Party
【Date & Time】 Dec. 31 (Fri), 2021 22:00 – 24:30
*Reservations required.