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Obihiro Ice Festival
• Chitose & Lake Shikotsu Hyoto Festival
• Tsurui Village Crane Festival
Diamond Dust Party
Drift Ice Ship Sightseeing [Aurora]
Souunkyo Icefall Festival
Shikotsu Lake Hyoutou Festival
  • Snow Festival
    Arguably the biggest festival in Sapporo, the Sapporo Snow festival, according to the snow festivals home page, brings in about 2 million tourists every year. There are 3 main sites throughout …
  • Otaru Snow Light Path Festival
    The OTARU SNOW LIGHT PATH FESTIVAL is an annual festival that runs for 10 days in February and coincides with the SAPPORO WINTER FESTIVAL. The festival started in 1999 and has been running for 17 …
• Wakkanai Japan Cup Dog Sled Competition
Asahikawa Winter Festival
Abashiri Okhotsk Drift Ice Festival
• Sounkyo Hyobaku Festival
Shiretoko Fantasy
Noboribetsu Onsen Festival
Ice Sculpture World Convention
Furano Skiing Festival
Kushiro Ice Festival
International Snowball Fight in Showa-shinzan
Yubari International Film Festival
  • Shizunai Cherry Blossom Festival
    Shizunai Nijukken Road
    Shizunai Road is the home to around 3,000 cherry blossom trees, including the vivid Sargant cherry tree. The road looks absolutely fantastic during the cherry blossom season and is one of the top …
  • Sapporo Lilac Spring Festival
    The Sapporo Lilac Festival first began in 1959, and the following year the lilac was designated the tree of Sapporo After a long winter many citizens eagerly look forward to this festival where …
• Takinoue Moss Pink Festival
• Higashimokoto Nonky Land Moss Pink Festival
Morimachi Cherry Blossom Festival
Bibai Cherry Blossom Festival
Asahiyama-park Cherry Blossom Night Festival
Hakodate Goryokaku Fort Festival
Obihiro Cherry Blossom Festival
Akkeshi Cherry Blossom & Oyster Festival
  • Yosakoi Soran Festival
    Yosakoi Festival Sapporo
    The Yosakoi Soran Festival is an energetic dancing event based on the Yosakoi Festival of Kochi Prefecture which was first held back in 1954. The style of dance is highly energetic, combining …
  • The Hokkaido Shrine Festival (Sapporo Festival)
    Sapporo festival
    The Hokkaido Shrine Festival, also called the Sapporo Festival, has a history going back over a century. It is also one of the biggest festivals in Hokkaido. The festival runs from the 14th to the …
Shiraoi Beef Festival
• Oshamambe Hairy Crab Festival
Oni Fireworks Festival
Shakotan Soran Festival
Shiretoko Festival
  • Sapporo Odori Beer Garden
    The winters are long in Sapporo, so when summer finally arrives, people love getting out to the summer festivals and events. And the beer garden is no exception! The Odori Beer Garden is the biggest …
  • Ebetsu “Yakimonoichi” Ceramic Art Fair
    The Ebetsu “Yakimonoichi” Ceramic Art Fair is an annual festival held in the heart of Ebetsu. Ebetsu is a town on the outskirts of Sapporo (about a 20 minute drive) and is famous for its …
• Sapporo Pacific Music Festival (PMF)
• Kamifurano Lavender Festival
• Furano Hokkai Navel Festival
• Abashiri Orochon Fire Festival
Hi Masturi (Fire Festival)
Hakodate Port Fireworks Festival
Sapporo Toyohira River Fireworks Festival
Nakafurano Lavender Festival
Onuma Lake Festival
Sapporo Summer Festival (Sapporo Beer Festival)
Tanuki Matsuri
Otaru Ushio Matsuri
Taiseetsu Sounkyo Gorge Fire Festival
Kushiro Mist Festival
  • Jigoku Festival (Hell Festival)
    The town of Noboribetsu is famous for its hot spring waters. These waters spring from a rocky, barren, volcanic valley known as “Hell Valley” (Jigokudani) located just north of the …
• Kamishihoro Hokkaido Balloon Festival
• Jozankei Kappa Festival
• Sobetsu Mt Showa-Shinzan Fire Festival
• Esashi Ubagami Daijingu Togyosai
• Hakodate Port Festival
• Susukino Festival
• Date Samurai Festival
• Toya Summer Festival
• Yubari Summer Festival
• Kushiro Port Festival
• Hakodate Yunokawa-onsen Isaribi Festival
• Matsumae Castle Festival
• Kushiro Fireworks Festival
• Noboribetsu Jigoku Matsuri (Hell Valley Festival)
  • Sapporo Autumn Festival
    The Sapporo Autumn Fest is one of the newer festivals in Hokkaido, being held for the first time in 2008. It is the last of the big Sapporo festivals for the year. The 4 big festivals in Sapporo come …
  • Otaru Shukutsu Festival
    Otaru has many festivals over the year, and the Otaru Shukutsu Festival is one of the last festivals to see fireworks for the summer. The festival starts off at 5pm and attracts many of the locals …
• Nemuro Crab Festival
• Sapporo International Short Film Festival
• Furano Wine & Grape Festival
• Ikeda Wine Festival
• Hamatombetsu Lake Kutcharo Swan Festa
• Jozankei Maple Leaf Tea Ceremony
• Sapporo Chrysanthemum Festival
• Autumn Wine Festival
• Akkeshi Oyster Festival
• Akan Marimo Festival
• Shikotsu Lake Autumn Festival
  • Sapporo White Illumination
    Sapporo White Illumination is an event held every winter which sees Odori park and the main street through Sapporo draped with hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights. Sapporo was the first city in …
  • German Christmas Market
    This event started in 2002 to honor the 30th anniversary of its sister city ties with Munich, Germany. Set up in sight of the TV Tower this small village is the perfect spot to take in a white winter …
• Obihiro All Tokachi Harvest Festival
• Toya Lake Hot Spring Illumination Street
• Asahiyama Zoo Winter
• Sapporo White Illumination
• Hakodate Christmas Fantasy
• Hakodate Illumination Fantasy
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