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Heading to Fuji Rock Festival

The Fuji Rock Festival is one of the best outdoor music festivals of summer in Japan. Amazing music in the mountains. This short guide gives you the basics you need to sort out your tickets, transportation and accommodation.

Fuji Rock Festival 2017

The biggest Japan’s summer music festival, Fuji Rock will return to Niigata’s Naeba in late July. Some big names, such as Björk, Gorillaz, and Lorde will headline the three-day festival, from July 28th to July 30th, with more than 200 other international and local artists, making it the largest outdoor music event in Japan. Fuji Rock Festival is named so because the first event in 1997 was held at the base of Mount Fuji. Since 1999, the festival has been moved to Niigata’s Naeba Ski Resort, where you will have the most fantastic and craziest summer.

GALA Yuzawa

An iconic Japanese ski resort with a bullet train station right at the base of the resort. For a day trip to the snow from Tokyo, it could not be easier.

Fuji Rock Festival 2017

Fuji Rock Festival 2017, held at Naeba Ski Resort in Niigata prefecture, saw a lineup of stellar artists including Bjork, Lorde, The XX, Gorillaz, Aphex Twin, LCD Soundsystem and Major Lazer

Yuzawa Fishing Park

Yuzawa Fishing Park offers the chance to pull trout out of shallow pools with a bamboo rod and line. A very basic fishing experience, and you get to eat your catch when you have finished.