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21 upcoming events
Embroidery and Beads Exhibition

Embroidery and Beads Exhibition

Oct 31st - Jan 20th

A special exhibition taking place at the Hokkaido Kushiro Art Museum looks into various living and ceremonial tools from Japan's..

Hokkaido 1 ¥600
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
Monbetsu Drift Ice Festival

Monbetsu Drift Ice Festival

Feb 11th - Feb 14th

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

Feb 6th - Feb 14th

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
Star Illumination of Goryokaku

Star Illumination of Goryokaku

Dec 1st - Feb 28th

Hakodate lights up the winter nights with a special three-month illumination at the Goryokaku star-shaped fortress.

Hokkaido
Karurusu Onsen Winter Festival

Karurusu Onsen Winter Festival

Early Mar

The annual Karurusu Onsen Winter Festival in Hokkaido invites participants to play snow-related games and win prizes.

Hokkaido Free
Sapporo Lilac Festival

Sapporo Lilac Festival

Mid - Late May

The Sapporo Lilac Festival has been an annual event since 1959, and a year later, lilacs were designated as the city's official..

Hokkaido 5 Free

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