Festivals of Japan

Events across Japan. A collection ranging from traditional to seasonal offerings.

Sapporo Snow Festival - Hokkaido

Adults and children can have fun with snow in Hokkaido’s nature by taking in the impressive large snow and ice sculptures at the Odori site, while enjoying slides and snow rafts a the Tsudomu site. The Susukino site has fantastic ice sculptures on display that are beautifully lit up at night.
In addition to snow sculptures made by citizens, there is also an international contest for foreign participants, plus a variety of events on the main stage made of snow during the festival.

Event Dates Early February every year (tentative)
Event Details Odori site: Lit up until 22:00, Tsudomu site: 9:00-17:00,
Susukino site: Lit up until 23:00
Official site http://www.snowfes.com/english/index.html
Location (venue) Odori site (Sapporo Odori Park),
Tsudomu site (The community dome, Sapporo sports complex), Susukino site
Address 1~12 Odorinishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Price Free admission
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Region Hokkaido Tohoku
Category Illumination, Nature, Illumination, Nature

Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.

update: Aug.10.2018

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