Sapporo Snow Festival is on again from the 5th to 11th of Feb 2015.
The 66th 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. For more information check out the Japan Guide website here.