Chinese New Year

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Niseko has been one of the hot-spots for Chinese New Year in recent years, as the holiday festival usually falls in the peak of the season and many visitors enjoy the abundance of powder snow that is offered.

Otaru Snow Light Path

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Only 1.5 hours from Niseko is the small seaside town of Otaru where each year they hold a Snow Light Path festival during February. The streets are lined with candle lit snow figures while the cannel that runs through the … Continued

Sapporo Snow Festival

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The 65th annual Sapporo Snow Festival will be on again next season during February in Sapporo City (about 2 hrs from Niseko). Each year the festival attracts thousands of visitors from around Japan and many international guests that are visiting … Continued

31st Niseko Marathon Festival

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The annual Niseko Marathon is on again with participants able to enter as an individual, family or group. Distnaces range from half marathon, 10km,5km and 3.5km.

Kutchan Potato Festival

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The annual Kutchan Jaga Matsuri (Potato Festival) is on again from the 4-5 August. This festival is the largest in town, which celebrates the regional vegetable, the Potato. Its a weekend full of traditional foods, dancing and of course fireworks.