Niseko Events

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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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. In 2022, special consideration will be given to safety against COVID-19.

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Previous Events

Niseko Village New Year Eve Fireworks
Hilton Niseko Village

Niseko Village New Year Eve Fireworks

Jan 01, 2019 - Jan 01, 2019

Fireworks Display at Niseko Village!

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Santa at HANAZONO Niseko
Hanzono 308

Santa at HANAZONO Niseko

Dec 22, 2018 - Dec 25, 2018

Santa is making a stop at Hanazono Niseko! Come share in the Christmas spirit with Santa at Hanazono 308.

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Rising Sun Guides Avalanche Course
Niseko, Japan

Rising Sun Guides Avalanche Course

Dec 16, 2018 - Dec 18, 2018

Rising Sun Guides will be hosting a professional level avalanche search and rescue course instructed by Manuel Genswein and Tomoaki Fujimura.

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October in Niseko: Events and News
Niseko town, Kutchan town

October in Niseko: Events and News

Oct 01, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018

Autumn is the best time in Niseko to eat, play sports, and enjoy local art. Check out this list of fun events coming up in Niseko in October!

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Daily Fireworks at Lake Toya!
Lake Toya, Toyako Onsen lakeshore

Daily Fireworks at Lake Toya!

Apr 28, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018

Lake Toya lights up the sky every night during summer! Spend an evening watching the fireworks display running from April 28th to October 31st.

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Halloween Costume Party in Niseko!
The House of Machines

Halloween Costume Party in Niseko!

Oct 27, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018

Now is your chance to enjoy a real Halloween party in Hokkaido! Costume party, DJ, and special drinks.

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Decorated pumpkins give a autumn atmosphere!
Kiranoyu

Decorated pumpkins give a autumn atmosphere!

Sep 19, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018

Every year many participants create stunning pumpkin artwork at Niseko Station. Join in the fun and create your own masterpiece!

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Niseko Autumn Food Festival
Sun Sports Land, Kutchan

Niseko Autumn Food Festival

Sep 13, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018

Taking place the same time as Sapporo Autumn Fest, Niseko Autumn Festival is a 4-day event (Sep 13-16) to showcase the special culinary experience in Niseko.

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2018 Niseko Pro Am Golf Tournament
HANAZONO Golf

2018 Niseko Pro Am Golf Tournament

Sep 08, 2018 - Sep 08, 2018

The 5th annual Niseko Pro Am Golf tournament will return to HANAZONO Golf once again on September 8th, 2018.

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Niseko Summer Art Festival
Kiyoe Gallery and Hirafu 188

Niseko Summer Art Festival

Aug 03, 2018 - Aug 13, 2018

The second annual Niseko Summer Art Festival will be returning to Niseko this summer. An 11-day event showcasing established Japanese and International artists.

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Niseko Yoga Fest
Aspect roof-top@Vacation Niseko, The Orchards@Midori no Ki, Kazahana&Setsu in@Taiga

Niseko Yoga Fest

Aug 03, 2018 - Aug 05, 2018

Niseko Yoga Fest is a 3 day Yoga event. Come and enjoy the variety of yoga classes at different spots specially open to public on these 3 days!

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56th Kutchan Jagata Matsuri (Potato Festival)
Kutchan Town

56th Kutchan Jagata Matsuri (Potato Festival)

Aug 04, 2018 - Aug 05, 2018

The biggest summer festival in Kutchan! The town is famous for it's potatoes. Come enjoy the festivities!

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Fun cycling events in Niseko and Rankoshi
Niseko ・Rankoshi area

Fun cycling events in Niseko and Rankoshi

Jul 07, 2018 - Jul 08, 2018

Cycling events for all abilities and ages! Enjoy the picturesque scenery of Niseko and Rankoshi via bike on July 7th and 8th!

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Hokkaido Dreaming: Photo Exhibition at Odin Place
Odin Place - Hirafu Intersection

Hokkaido Dreaming: Photo Exhibition at Odin Place

Jan 01, 2018 - May 06, 2018

11 black and white photos showing Hokkaido's beauty. Accomplished local photographers display their best work!

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EXHIBITION: WABI - The art of imperfection
: 78-5 Hanazono

EXHIBITION: WABI - The art of imperfection

Jan 01, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018

Shouya Grigg, the founder of the Sekka brand and Zaborin, will be showing his minimalist black and white fine art photographs.

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PHENOMENA – NISEKO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
The Orchards Niseko

PHENOMENA – NISEKO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Mar 31, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018

Vacation Niseko is a proud sponsor of this event celebrating Niseko's unique culture, community, environment and human potential through arts and film.

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Calligraphy Workshop at Kiyoe Gallery
Kiyoe Gallery (2nd Floor of AYA Niseko Building)

Calligraphy Workshop at Kiyoe Gallery

Mar 02, 2018 - Mar 30, 2018

Every Wednesday & Friday through March

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Japanese Silk Ring Workshop by MAYURA
Kiyoe Gallery (2nd Floor of AYA Niseko Building)

Japanese Silk Ring Workshop by MAYURA

Mar 11, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018

Learn about Japanese traditional 'Yubinuki' making with 2-hours workshop.

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Winter Taiko Drumming Series
Hirafu Intersection

Winter Taiko Drumming Series

Jan 07, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018

Live Taiko drumming performances every Sunday at the Hirafu intersection.

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Sake & Japanese Fine Cuisine Evening at Chalet Ivy
Chalet Ivy

Sake & Japanese Fine Cuisine Evening at Chalet Ivy

Mar 06, 2018 - Mar 06, 2018

A delightful and informative evening with Niigata based sake (Japanese traditional rice wine) maker, Mr Jiro Nagumo.

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Oshibana: A Botanic Art Experience
Hirafu 188

Oshibana: A Botanic Art Experience

Jan 09, 2018 - Mar 06, 2018

Create botanic art with pressed flowers. This is a traditional Japanese method called Oshibana.

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Guest Sushi Chef Mori Tomoaki at Chalet Ivy
Chalet Ivy Hirafu Zaka

Guest Sushi Chef Mori Tomoaki at Chalet Ivy

Feb 19, 2018 - Feb 19, 2018

Hotel Chalet Ivy has invited Chef Mori to be the guest chef at Hirafu Zaka on Feb 19, 2018.

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Yukitopia Snow Festival
Asahigaoka Ski Hill, Kutchan Town

Yukitopia Snow Festival

Feb 17, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018

The 30th Anniversary of Yukitopia! Celebrating the snow in Kutchan with family friendly events including a pond skim, snow tubing, and food!

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Chinese New Year Celebration at Hanazono
Hanazono 308

Chinese New Year Celebration at Hanazono

Feb 16, 2018 - Feb 16, 2018

Hanazono 308 will be hosting a celebration on Chinese New Year! Highlights include Traditional Lion Dances and a performance from Yotei Diako.

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IBURI Food and Tourism Attractions
Niseko Alpen Hotel and Hirafu 188

IBURI Food and Tourism Attractions

Jan 27, 2018 - Jan 27, 2018

Come experience the local food and culture of the Iburi Sub-prefecture in Hirafu!

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Australia Day Sausage Sizzle
Hana 1 Cafe

Australia Day Sausage Sizzle

Jan 26, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018

Celebrate Australia Day on the slopes, stop by the Hana 1 Cafe to pick up a snag, and jam to DJ Toshi on the Red Bull Party Truck!

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Mountain performance with Richard Tognetti and ACO
Tanta An - MNK Niseko

Mountain performance with Richard Tognetti and ACO

Jan 18, 2018 - Jan 18, 2018

The Australian Chamber Orchestra and Richard Tognetti take the stage to play alongside of the film "Mountain".

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Hatsumoude (Traditional New Year's shrine visit)
Yamada Shrine

Hatsumoude (Traditional New Year's shrine visit)

Jan 01, 2018 - Jan 01, 2018

Visit a traditional Japanese shrine for the first time of the year!

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Niseko Village New Year Gondola Ride
Niseko Gondola Basecamp

Niseko Village New Year Gondola Ride

Jan 01, 2018 - Jan 01, 2018

Let’s wellkcome the first sunrise of the new year for good blessings on top of the mountain!

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Torchlight Skiing in Hirafu
Niseko Grand HIRAFU, Lower part of Kokutai Course ~ Kogen Course

Torchlight Skiing in Hirafu

Dec 31, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Ring in the New Year while watching a torchlight skiing display!

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