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31 upcoming events
Sapporo International Short Film Festival

Sapporo International Short Film Festival

Nov 12th - Dec 5th

The Sapporo International Short Film Festival showcases a range of short films submitted from both Japan and abroad. This year's..

Hokkaido
Sapporo White Illumination

Sapporo White Illumination

Nov 19th - Dec 25th

The Sapporo White Illumination event started back in 1981 with a fairly modest 1048 lights. Over the years, the event has expanded..

Hokkaido Free
Onuma Hakodate Snow & Ice Festival

Onuma Hakodate Snow & Ice Festival

Early Feb

Enjoy snow sculptures and an exciting ice slide at the Onuma Hakodate Snow and Ice Festival, held on the first weekend of February...

Hokkaido 1 Free
Asahikawa Winter Festival

Asahikawa Winter Festival

Early - Mid Feb

The Asahikawa Winter Festival is a large scale winter festival in Hokkaido, occurring around the same time as Sapporo’s Snow F..

Hokkaido 1 Free
Sapporo Snow Festival

Sapporo Snow Festival

Early - Mid Feb

The Sapporo Snow Festival is a festival held annually each winter up in Sapporo, Hokkaido, attracting visitors from all over Japan..

Hokkaido 7 Free
Monbetsu Drift Ice Festival

Monbetsu Drift Ice Festival

Mid Feb

Monbetsu, in north eastern Hokkaido, hosts an annual drift ice festival in February. The event features some incredible ice sculptures..

Hokkaido Free
Otaru Snow Light Path Festival

Otaru Snow Light Path Festival

Early - Mid Feb

Otaru Snow Light Path Festival is just a quick trip from Sapporo and offers a romantic romp through a candlelit snowscape.

Hokkaido 10 Free
 Takikawa Lantern Festival

Takikawa Lantern Festival

Late Feb

The tradition of creating unique paper bag lanterns, made by the citizens of Takikawa, continues in its 11th year

Hokkaido 1 Free

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