Iwate Snow Festival

One of Tohoku's 5 Great Snow Festivals

Feb 2
Feb 11
Venue: Around Mt Iwate When: Feb 2nd - Feb 11th 2020 ,  9:00am - 6:00pm

The Iwate Snow Festival is held around the south part of Mount Iwate, including the Makiba area in Koiwai Farm every February, and known as one of Tohoku's 5 Great Snow Festivals.

Snow monuments large and small can be marvelled at – works of art in various shapes and sizes made by almost 4,000 people. Visitors can also join in the fun by sledding down a large snow slide, and riding a horse sleigh or snow train.

In the evenings you can appreciate a light display and fireworks against the winter sky. Why not try some of the local food, such as Genghis Khan (Japanese-style grilled lamb) or milk ramen, from inside one of the snow domes, known as Kamakura.

Koiwai Farm itself is well-known for its milk and cheese dairy products.

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If I stay at Shizukuishi Prince Hotel , how to go to Iwate Snow Festival
Kim B 8 months ago
This looks like so much fun! Love the creativity!