Sapporo Snow Festival 2023

The 73rd Sapporo Snow Festival, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Sapporo's incorporation as a city, is back and is kicking off during the first weekend of February. Be sure to see this worldwide famous event return to full scale for the first time in 3 years.

A feast for all the senses, be prepared to experience giant snow sculptures, events, and thousands of illuminating lights. The festival is set to attract more than two million visitors from Japan and across the world.

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The snow festival is staged on two sites this year: the Odori Site and Susukino Site. Please note that the Tsudome site will not be operating this year.

Dates: Saturday 4 February 2023 - Saturday 11 February 2023.

The Sapporo Snow Festival is a great winter event that everyone should experience while visiting Niseko. For more information on this year's event schedule, please visit here.