Head to the slopes early to ride that famous Japanese powder, and then head to Hanazono 308 for traditional Japanese New Year’s Day festivities!
10:00AM - Kagami Biraki
Come participate in Hanazono’s Kagami Biraki: a traditional Japanese ceremony held to celebrate the start of the New Year. Hanazono’s President and General Manager will break open a cask of sake, and share it with guests! First come first serve, as there are 150 wooden cups to drink the sake out of. Kanpai to the New Year!
1:00PM – Yotei Daiko
Enjoy an exhilarating performance of live Taiko drumming outside of Hanazono 308! A local Taiko group named Yotei Daiko will put on a highly-skilled rhythmic act to celebrate the first day of the year. This group puts on a wonderful show and is not to be missed!