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Koide International Snowball Fight

Koide International Snowball Fight

Sunday - Feb 12th

The Koide International Snowball Fight is one of Japan's most unique festivals. Teams battle it out in groups of five to be..

Niigata 5 Free
Tokamachi Snow Festival

Tokamachi Snow Festival

Saturday - Feb 18th

The Tokamachi Snow Festival has been held annually since 1950, and provides a fun way to enjoy the snow that this region of Japan..

Niigata 5 Free
Ojiya Hot Air Balloon Festival

Ojiya Hot Air Balloon Festival

Feb 25th - Feb 26th

Ojiya, in Niigata's snow country, has an annual hot air balloon festival. There's both a hot air balloon competition, as..

Niigata Free
Bishamondo Naked Man Festival, Urasa

Bishamondo Naked Man Festival, Urasa

Mar 3rd - Mar 4th

The Naked Man Festival at Urasa's Bishamondo is one of the top bizarre festivals in Japan and a wonderful night out each year..

Niigata 5 Free
Urasa Naked Man Festival

Urasa Naked Man Festival

Mar 3rd - Mar 4th

Urasa's Naked Man Festival lays claim to being one of Japan's most unique winter festivals. Participants push and jostle..

Niigata 6 Free
Nagaoka Hodare Festival

Nagaoka Hodare Festival

Early Mar

Wishing for fertility? The annual Nagaoka Hodare Festival is said to bring luck to those trying for a child, or hoping for a bountiful..

Niigata 1 Free
Yairo no Mori Kids Snow Festival

Yairo no Mori Kids Snow Festival

Early Mar

The Yairo no Mori Kids Snow Festival is an annual winter event designed with little ones in mind. Held at Urasa's Yairo no Mori..

Niigata 2 Free
Tsunan Snow Festival

Tsunan Snow Festival

Saturday - Mar 11th

Parts of Niigata Prefecture often get referred to as yukiguni (snow country) thanks to the region's massive amount of winter..

Niigata

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