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Winter Events 2017-18

  • 2018.01.16

Upcoming Events in Hokkaido 2018

There are quite a few upcoming events to get the most out of your holiday in snowy Hokkaido. Illuminated snow statues and streets offer you extra special and memorable experience. Why not take a break from skiing and visit these magical winter festivals?

The 40th Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival
26th January - 18th February & 21st - 25th February
(Illumination 16:30 - 22:00)
Official Website

Jozankei Yukitouro
31st January - 4th February
18:00 - 21:00
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The 69th Sapporo Snow Festival
1st - 12th February
(Illumination until 22:00)
Official Website


Lake Toya Winter Fireworks Festival
4th February - 13th February (Main Event on 10th)
Fireworks at 20:30 every night
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The 20th Otaru Snow Light Path Festival
9th - 18th February
(Illumination 17:00 - 21:00)
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17th - 18th February
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Lake Shikotsu Blue Festival
21st February - 25th February
Fireworks on 24th (Sat) and 25th (Sun).
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The perfect place for your adventures to begin

Take advantage of our unparalleled location and spend more time enjoying Japan’s eclectic cuisine, warm culture, and famed powder snow.