The 67th 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 the area. It is a great day out and the intricate and artistic ice sculptures that line Odori Park and the main streets of Sapporo are an amazing sight to see. The Sapporo There are 3 main sites within the area of the Snow Festival including the Odori Site (main), Susukino Site and lastly the Tsu Dome Sit. All sites are accessible by public transport.
Time: All day with the sculptures lighting up at dark
Location: Sapporo CBD