Niseko Events

Golf in Niseko Hokkaido
Niseko area

Golf in Niseko Hokkaido

May 01, 2024 - Oct 20, 2024

A world class golf destination, Japan wants for nothing. Boundless choices and endless courses. However, beat the heat and Golf in Hokkaido for the best experience possible!

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Mountain Lights
Niseko Hanazono Resort

Mountain Lights

Jul 01, 2024 - Oct 06, 2024

Bathing the Hanazono slopes in light, acclaimed visual artist Bruce Munro and his team will install tens of thousands of firefly sculptures.

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Niko Niko Niseko Village Festival
Niseko Village

Niko Niko Niseko Village Festival

Jul 13, 2024 - Jul 14, 2024

The Niko Niko Niseko Village Festival will be held on July 13th and 14th. A range of fun activities will be held throughout the day!

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Summer Gondola & Bike Park Grand Hirafu
Hirafu Gondola

Summer Gondola & Bike Park Grand Hirafu

Jul 13, 2024 - Sep 23, 2024

Catch the summer gondola up Mt Annupuri for great views of Yotei and if you like, awesome mountain biking trails!

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Kutchan Jaga Matsuri!
Kutchan Kutosan Parking Lot

Kutchan Jaga Matsuri!

Aug 03, 2024 - Aug 04, 2024

One of the biggest summer festivals in the area. The potato festival has something for everyone!

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Niseko HANAZONO Hill Climb
Kutchan Town Public Hall

Niseko HANAZONO Hill Climb

Aug 04, 2024 - Aug 04, 2024

Mass-start time trial race, starting from the center of Kutchan town and finishing at Goshiki Onsen, with 625 vertical meters over 16.0 km.

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Panaracer Niseko Gravel Ride
Details to follow

Panaracer Niseko Gravel Ride

Sep 21, 2024 - Sep 22, 2024

Join a team of avid cyclers for a gravel riding event in the autumnal surrounds of Niseko.

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Previous Events

The ANA Niseko Classic
Niseko

The ANA Niseko Classic

Jun 14, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024

The ANA Niseko Classic road race is a yearly event and a UCI Gran Fondo World Series qualifier!

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Twin Peaks Bike Park Niseko - Season Open!
Twin Peaks Bike Park Niseko

Twin Peaks Bike Park Niseko - Season Open!

Jun 01, 2024 - Jun 02, 2024

Explore the best trail system for bikes in the Niseko Area. Namba and Twin Peaks. Have bike will travel!

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Local artisanal market on offer this weekend!
Niseko Yado Tabi-Tsumugi

Local artisanal market on offer this weekend!

May 25, 2024 - May 26, 2024

The famous Mishima San Shibazakura display is complimented by a local arts and crafts market!

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HokkAsia - Chef Residency Program - Setsu Niseko
méli mélo -Yuki No Koe

HokkAsia - Chef Residency Program - Setsu Niseko

Feb 24, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024

méli mélo -Yuki No Koe- presents “HokkAsia”, an exciting new creative space allowing chefs to be stimulated, merging the cultures of Hokkaido and Asia through collaborative dishes and dining experiences.

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Hirafu Festival
Sun Sports Land

Hirafu Festival

Aug 18, 2023 - Aug 19, 2023

Summer festival in Niseko area with games, live performances, food stalls and fireworks. Join us for this fabulous festival this summer!

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Niseko Resort Opening + Operations
Niseko United Resort, Hokkaido

Niseko Resort Opening + Operations

Dec 03, 2022 - May 07, 2023

Get ready for this Winter - the opening dates for the Niseko United resorts are announced, with operations starting from December 1st, 2023

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Slopestyle & Big Air - FIS & SAJ Official Competitions 2023
Niseko Hanazono Resort

Slopestyle & Big Air - FIS & SAJ Official Competitions 2023

Jan 27, 2023 - Mar 26, 2023

The Hanazono Park will host international slopestyle competitions this winter. Come and see the amazing tricks of some of the world's best riders!

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SnowDog Village - Dog portrait event with Tomohiro Nakamichi
SnowDog Village

SnowDog Village - Dog portrait event with Tomohiro Nakamichi

Mar 01, 2023 - Mar 20, 2023

Professional wildlife photography session in the wilds of Hokkaido. SnowDog Village special event.

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Winter Events at Hanazono Niseko
Hanazono Bell (Niseko Hanazono)

Winter Events at Hanazono Niseko

Dec 17, 2022 - Feb 25, 2023

Come share the best of the season at Hanazono Niseko!

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Hanazono Resort - Winter Fireworks Display
Niseko Hanazono Resort

Hanazono Resort - Winter Fireworks Display

Dec 17, 2022 - Feb 25, 2023

Enjoy fireworks on the weekends in the clear winter air at the fabulous Hanazono Niseko Resort

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Chitose Shikotsu Ice Festival 2023
Lake Shikotsu

Chitose Shikotsu Ice Festival 2023

Jan 28, 2023 - Feb 23, 2023

Enjoy the ice sculptures and stunning light displays at the ice festival near Lake Shikotsu.

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Otaru Snow Light Path
Otaru, Hokkaido

Otaru Snow Light Path

Feb 11, 2023 - Feb 18, 2023

Otaru Snow Light Path is a winter tradition in the port city of Otaru where the streets are decorated with a myriad of snow candles.

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Sapporo Snow Festival
Various locations in Sapporo City

Sapporo Snow Festival

Feb 04, 2023 - Feb 11, 2023

The Sapporo Snow Festival is a great winter event. Enjoy the varied collection of ice and snow sculptures, great food and snowboard contest!

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New Years Events at Annupuri Resort
Niseko Annupuri

New Years Events at Annupuri Resort

Dec 31, 2022 - Jan 01, 2023

Want to know whats going on at Niseko Annupuri resort on New Years eve or day? Vacation Niseko has you covered.

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Niseko Autumn Food Festival
Sun Sports Land, Kutchan

Niseko Autumn Food Festival

Sep 15, 2022 - Sep 18, 2022

Enjoy speciality gourmet dishes from Niseko's freshest autumn harvest produce and a range of live musical performances

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Tour De Hokkaido
Niseko

Tour De Hokkaido

Sep 09, 2022 - Sep 11, 2022

Tour de Hokkaido will be held from September 9-11th 2022. Niseko will be one of the destinations for the 3-day competition across central Hokkaido.

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Otaru Tide Festival - Otaru Ushio Matsuri
Otaru City

Otaru Tide Festival - Otaru Ushio Matsuri

Jul 22, 2022 - Jul 24, 2022

Matsuri! Otaru holds one of the biggest summer festivals in Hokkaido. 3 days of dancing, parades and fireworks. Don't forget to stay cool!

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Niseko Resort Opening + Operations 2021/22
Niseko United Resort, Hokkaido

Niseko Resort Opening + Operations 2021/22

Nov 01, 2021 - May 05, 2022

Get ready for this Winter - the opening dates for the Niseko United resorts are announced, with operations starting from December 3rd, 2021.

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Niseko Shootout #Instagram Photo Contest
Niseko and Surroundings

Niseko Shootout #Instagram Photo Contest

Dec 01, 2021 - Mar 12, 2022

Capture the most Niseko moment to win your share of great prizes this winter!

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Niseko Shootout Short Film Festival
Niseko and Surroundings

Niseko Shootout Short Film Festival

Dec 01, 2021 - Mar 01, 2022

The pinnacle of the Niseko Shootout season, the Short Film Festival. Telling a story in the way only moving pictures can

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Niseko Shootout
Niseko and Surroundings

Niseko Shootout

Dec 01, 2021 - Mar 01, 2022

Time of another season of shootin and taggin! The Niseko Shootout is an annual season long media competion highlighting the talent and adventurous nature of locals and vistors alike

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Chitose Shikotsu Ice Festival 2022
Lake Shikotsu

Chitose Shikotsu Ice Festival 2022

Jan 29, 2022 - Feb 23, 2022

Enjoy the ice sculptures and stunning light displays at the ice festival near Lake Shikotsu.

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Yukitopia Festival!
Kutchancho Asahigaoka Ski Area

Yukitopia Festival!

Feb 19, 2022 - Feb 20, 2022

Yukitopia, or loosely translated "Snow Paradise", is an annual winter festival celebrating winter life in the Niseko region. It is a must do for locals and tourists alike.

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Niseko Shootout ProAM
Niseko and Surroundings

Niseko Shootout ProAM

Jan 15, 2022 - Jan 18, 2022

Submit your best shot taken during the competition period to earn big prize money!

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Niseko Village New Year Gondola Ride
Niseko Gondola Basecamp

Niseko Village New Year Gondola Ride

Jan 01, 2022 - Jan 01, 2022

Experience hatsuhinode (the first sunrise of the year) for good blessings from the summit of Niseko Village!

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2nd Annual Niseko Summer Shootout
Niseko and Surroundings

2nd Annual Niseko Summer Shootout

Jul 16, 2021 - Sep 13, 2021

Instagram photography contest specific to summer activites in Niseko Japan. Win prizes such as accommodation and prizes from Rhythm Japan and Gentemstick!

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Niseko Autumn Food Festival 2021
Niseko Village, Japan

Niseko Autumn Food Festival 2021

Sep 09, 2021 - Sep 09, 2021

The 4th Niseko Autumn Food Festival will be held from Sept 30th to October 3rd in Niseko Village. Mark your calendars!

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Join the NAC Trail Run this September!
Niseko Annupuri

Join the NAC Trail Run this September!

Sep 05, 2021 - Sep 05, 2021

In it's 21st year, the trail run around the Annupuri resort is a great challenge for all skill levels!

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Handcrafted Works by Nibutani Ainu Craftspeople
AN Dining

Handcrafted Works by Nibutani Ainu Craftspeople

Jun 26, 2021 - Sep 01, 2021

Authentic Ainu crafts on exhibit from the 26th of June through the 1st of Sep 2021 in Niseko! Get some real Hokkaido culture!

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2021 Strider Enjoy Cup Niseko
Niseko Grand Hirafu Ski Area, Special Square

2021 Strider Enjoy Cup Niseko

Sep 09, 2021 - Aug 09, 2021

September 18-19 2021 The Strider Enjoy Cup - Niseko Stage - A fun race for the little ones to enjoy the spirit of competition and play

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Vacation Niseko Hospitality Experience

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