Movies / Theater / Hall / Live House Spots in Fukuoka Area

  • Hakataza Theater
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihakataku Shimokawabatamachi 2-1
    A theater located in HAKATA RIVERAIN MALL specializing in drama. As such a facility, its 1,500 seats make it the largest in the Kyushu area. The theater is replete with restaurants serving tea ceremony dishes made with seasonal ingredients and Japanese cooking, bento box vendors, and places selling limited edition goods from the production.
  • Fukuoka Sunpalace Hotel & Hall
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihakataku Chikkouhonmachi 2-1
    A concert hall located inside the Fukuoka Sunpalace hotel in Hakata Ward, Fukuoka City. Able to accommodate 2,300 spectators, the hall has three floors. The hall is used for ballet and theater performances as well as live music events of all kinds, lectures, and international conferences.
  • Fukuoka Convention Center
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Hakata-ku Sekijomachi 2-1
    This large assembly hall is located in the Fukuoka Convention Center, the largest convention center in the Kyushu region. The convention center's full array of facilities include conference rooms with sliding walls which make it possible to freely adjust their size based on the form and scale of meetings, various halls, simultaneous interpretation booths, and a restaurant. The center is connected via passageway to the adjoining Fukuoka Sun Palace Hotel.
  • Fukuoka Civic Hall
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Chuo-ku Tenjin 5-1-23
    A multipurpose hall located along Nanotsu-dori Avenue in Tenjin 5-Chome, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka City. Alongside their 1,770 seat large auditorium and 354 seat small auditorium they also offer dressing rooms and training classrooms. Since it first opened in 1963 the building has been used as a place for locals to participate in cultural art activities and appreciation.
  • Happy Cock
    11 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Daimyou 2-1-51 Mountain 5 Building 9F
    Leading club that opened in 1995 that is incredibly popular among locals and tourists. The club is unique with its projector that it uses with its high quality entertainment system focusing on the latest dance music. DJs and bands give live performances and there are also regular special events such as all-you-can-drink evenings.

    Very bad hospitality and The stuffs are extremely racist. Their behavior is weird and the bar is suggested for only japanese people. Never ever recommending anyone to go.

  • Ishibashi Cultural Center
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Kurume-shi Nonaka Machi 1015
    A mixed-use facility along National Route 322 in Nonaka-machi, Kurume. It was donated to the city by Ishibashi Shojiro, the founder of Bridgestone. It includes cultural facilities including the Ishibashi Cultural Hall, Ishibashi Cultural Auditorium, Kurume City Art Museum, the Kurume City Central Public Library, and the Shojiro Ishibashi Memorial Museum. You can also experience the abundant nature of the four seasons in the Japanese garden, rose garden, or relaxing forested area.
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Chuo-ku Maizuru 1-8-25
    A live music venue in Maizuru 1-Chome, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka City. This long-standing club first opened in 1977 and has garnered a reputation as one of Kyushu's leading music venues. They can accommodate up to 1,000 people and hold a wide variety of events from local indie bands to major artists.
  • Event Hall Skala Espacio
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Chuo-ku Watanabe-dori 4-8-28 FT Building B2
    An event hall in Watanabe-dori 4-Chome, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka City. They offer a motorized stage that can switch between a runway layout, stage layout and more, as well as lighting and sound facilities and a service lift that can even accommodate cars. There's a spacious foyer with attached bar and catering is available from the Italian restaurant located within the same building.
  • Canal City Theater
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Hakata-ku Sumiyoshi 1-2-1 CANAL CITY Hakata North Building 4F
    A theater on the fourth floor of the Canal City Hakata shopping mall's North Building in Sumiyoshi 1 Chome, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka City. It's used for theater performances, live music, and rakugo comedy shows. Until May 2020 it will only be showing performances by the Shiki Theater Company. At the theater cafe they sell the exclusive Ca-rinto snack, a traditional karinto fried dough cake made with fresh cream.
  • Gate's7
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Hakata-ku Nakasu 3-7-24 gate's Building 7F
    A live music venue located within the Gate's shopping center. Shows cover a variety of genres from rock to pop to jazz and more and you can enjoy the show with a meal and a drink. The hall can be rented on days without planned performances and the professional facilities can accommodate any variety of events.
  • Hakata Shingekiza
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Hakata-ku Katakasu 2-3-10
    This theater is located a six-minute walk from JR Hakata Station. One of Kyushu's most noted Taishu Engeki venues, the theater holds matinee and evening performances nearly every day. Each performance is split into a play and a dance show. It is possible to watch just the show. In addition to 165 theater seats, there is also tatami mat seating that holds 35 people. Although they are unreserved seats, it is possible to reserve seats for an additional charge. Limited numbers of Makunouchi bento boxes as well as vending machine drinks and a variety of merchandise relating to this theater are available for purchase in the lobby.
  • CLUB Cat's
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Tenjin 3-7-13 Line 13 Building 4-6F
    One of the most popular, outstanding clubs in Fukuoka Prefecture, Club Cat's is open on one floor during the week and three floors on the weekend. Each floor in the spacious interior is equipped with a dance floor and DJ booth where guests can enjoy a variety of music including hip-hop, R&B, and reggae. The DJs always give must-see performances. There are also ladies only tables and excellent powder rooms.
  • Club Infinity
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Daimyou 1-12-523F
    This stylish club has performers of various ages and nationalities, where guests can enjoy R&B, hip-hop and other club music. The club is illuminated with bright colorful lights and the good security makes it a safe space for first-time club goers. There is lots of floor seating, which is unique for a club, but allows for guests to sit down with a drink and enjoy the music.
  • graf
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Tenjin 3-4-19
    A hidden away, homely club with live music on Showa-dori Street right next to Tenjin Station. The high-quality sound system gives great performances while the dance floor is lit up with projectors and lasers. A variety of bands give live performances which draws crowds every day.
  • DJ Bar Hive
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Pref. Kitakyushushikokurakitaku Furusembamachi 2-10205
    This music bar is located near Tanga Station on the Kitakyushu Monorail. A bar on the weekdays, during the weekend it operates as a club with dance music including house, techno, and disco and is very popular with all ages of clubbers. Don't miss the live shows by popular DJs.
  • Kieth Flack
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Maiduru 1-8-28 Magic Square Building 1 / 2F
    One of the best, long standing, clubs in the Fukuoka area, come enjoy all types of music from the top of the pops to the best golden oldies. On the first floor enjoy music and DJ performances with drinks from the bar-lounge area while the second floor contains the dance area. Each floor features different styles of music.
  • Anmitsuhime Entertainment Show
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashichuouku Tenjin 3-7-13TM-20 Building 2F
    A theater located in Chuo Ward, Fukuoka City. Each day the theater holds unique shows, dances, and comedic performances conducted by a diverse cast of men, women, and drag queens. New arrangements, costumes, and choreographies are brought out for each performance, delighting visitors no matter how many times they come with dazzling sights.
  • Nishitetsu Hall
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Chuo-ku Tenjin 2-11-3
    This community hall is located in the center of Tenjin, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture. It is on the 6th floor of the Solaria Stage building, which is adjacent to the north gate of the Nishitetsu Fukuoka Station. Its reconfigurable stage can be used for a wide variety of events including theater performances, movie screenings, and exhibitions. It can seat up to 464 guests in its wide retractable theater seats and its stackable chairs. There is also a conference room with a range of equipment available for rent. Users of the conference room can even get catering from vendors such as VITO and Doutor.
  • Fukuoka Symphony Hall
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi Chuo-ku Tenjin 1-1-1
    A concert hall in the Acros Fukuoka building. It features an authentic shoebox style music hall with a two-second reverb time even when completely occupied and is used for musical concerts including everything from world class full orchestras to chamber music, amateur recitals, and contests as well as academic conferences and lectures. It's easily accessible being just a five-minute walk from Tenjin Station on the subway Airport Line (Exit 16 is a direct link to the building) or a seven-minute walk from Exit 5 of the Tenjin Minami Station on the subway Nanakuma Line.
  • Kaho Gekijo Kabuki Theater
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukuoka Pref. Idukashi Iduka 5-23
    This Kabuki playhouse overflowing with Edo period atmosphere opened in 1931. It has a luxurious space accommodating up to 1,200 people in an area that once flourished as a coal mine. There are two passages through the audience and a circular stage, and it still putting on performances for the masses. There are also a number of costumes available to wear, so why not try one on and take a commemorative photo?

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The most northerly of Kyushu island’s prefectures, Fukuoka comprises castle towns, seaside parks, and Hakata ramen, one of Japan’s most famous noodle dishes. Whether due to its good location or its unique charm, the prefecture’s capital, Fukuoka city, has been voted one of the most desirable places to live in the country - a close-knit community, a thriving food scene, and accessible nature combine for irresistibly laid-back city vibes.

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