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[2024] Valentine's Day Events and News in Kyoto, Japan

The chocolate season is finally here for Valentine's Day.
Here is a list of Valentine's Day events in Kyoto where you can find special chocolates only available during this season. Whether it is a gift for your loved one or a treat for yourself, enjoy the sweetness of chocolate.

1. Annual Chocolat Festival Amour du Chocolat / Kyoto Takashimaya

Amour du Chocolat" is an annual festival of chocolates where about 160 brands open their stores.
Look out for limited edition items such as the popular Italian store "Guido Govino" and "Maribel New York", which are making their first appearance at Kyoto Takashimaya S.C., with only 30 pieces of gateau chocolates available each day. Other items include traditional prestigious brands and foreign brands that are only available at this time of the year, and are the focus of buyers' attention, so this is an opportunity not to be missed!

Guido Tesoro 10

<Guido Govino>Guido Tesoro 10 (10 pieces) 3,456 yen ※First brand to appear at Kyoto Takashimaya S.C., Takashimaya exclusive product

Date/Time: Friday, January 19, 2024 - Wednesday, February 14, 2024, 10:00 - 20:00
Place/Kyoto Takashimaya 7F special venue

Kyoto Takashimaya

  • Kyoto Takashimaya
  • 52 Nishiiruma-cho, Shijo-dori Kawaramachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Directly connected to Hankyu Kyoto Kawaramachi Station
  • Tel. 075-221-8811

2.〜Salon du Chocolat 2024 at Isetan JR Kyoto

[This year's event, the 19th of its kind, will be held at JR Kyoto Isetan and will be titled "Touch! The world will change. the theme of this year's event will be "Touch! In addition to the 20 chocolatiers who are active in Japan and abroad visiting the exhibition, the official Instagram account of JR Kyoto Isetan will be connecting with local chocolatiers online and streaming their work live. Please be sure to "Touch!" to the more matured and evolved "Salon du Chocolat.

Salon du chocolat 2024

Salon du Chocolat Limited Selection Box Lemelsiemann 9504 yen (16 pieces, each from 16 brands)

Date/Time: January 17, 2024 (Wed) - February 14, 2024 (Wed) 10:00 - 20:00
Place: JR Kyoto Isetan 10F

JR Kyoto Isetan

  • JR-Kyoto Isetan
  • Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Directly connected to each line "Kyoto Station"
  • Tel.075-352-1111 (JR Kyoto Isetan, main representative)

3. Chocolat Promenade / Daimaru Kyoto Store

The "Chocolat Promenade" offers not only chocolate but also popular sweets. Approximately 70 types of chocolates and sweet brands, perfect as gifts or as a treat for yourself, will be available at the venue for a limited time only.
On the 6th floor, bonbon chocolates from AMANA BY MITATE, produced by Koji Mitate of Arashiyama MITATE, a restaurant that fuses Kyoto cuisine and French cuisine, will make their first appearance. Look out for sweets from renowned stores in Japan and abroad.

Daimaru Kyoto Store Chocolat Promenade

Tenshizuku AMANA BY MITATE] Shizuku SHIZUKU (12 pieces) 3,420 yen. White bonbon chocolates that were popular as desserts at the popular restaurant [Arashiyama MITATE] in Arashiyama, which combines Kyoto cuisine and French cuisine.

Period: 01/24/2024 (Wed) - 02/14/2024 (Wed) *5F venue is open from January 31 -
Place/Time/6F Event Hall 10:00-19:00 (Closes at 17:00 on the last day)
B1F・1F 10:00-20:00
5F 10:00-19:00

Daimaru Kyoto store

  • Daimaru Kyoto Show
  • 79 Tachiuri Nishimachi, Shijo-dori Takakura Nishiiri, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 2 minutes walk from Hankyu Karasuma Station
  • Tel.075-211-8111
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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