What's On in July in Niseko

Celebrate the long summer days and enjoy the outdoors in Niseko.

With the longest hours of daylight in the summer months, July is best for summer activities in both day and night. Enjoy the cool summer breeze whilst attending some of the best outdoor events and summer celebrations in Niseko.

Iwanai Shrine Festival

Iwanai Shrine Festival

The festival is a 200 years old tradition which takes places in one of the oldest fishing towns in Hokkaido. Ancient rites are performed to pray for big catch and the safety of fisherman at sea. Watch hundreds of people parade through town carrying two heavy mikoshi (portable Shinto shrines). 

Date: Jul 7 - 9

Location: Iwanai Town

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NAC Festa

Nac Summer Raft Rafting Big Group 351

To celebrate the 23rd anniversary of NAC, there will be many fun activities and promotions at the adventure centre this month. Try rafting down Shiribestu River and tree trekking 13 metres above ground! In the afternoon, learn how to make one of the best burgers in town at JoJo's Cafe.

Date: Jul 9

Location: NAC 

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Niseko Classic & Niseko Classic Festival

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Celebrate Niseko Classic, the international cycling event happening in town by attending the two day long weekend Niseko Classic Festival. Come along to watch avid cyclists participate in the challenging course or enjoy food, drinks, music, cycling gear shops and giveaways at the event! Niseko Yotei Circuit Fun Ride, a family friendly cycling event will also take place on the Saturday. 

Date: Jul 7 - 8

Location: Niseko

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Summer Gondola Opening

Niseko Siesta Beds

To celebrate the beginning of summer activities in Niseko, a special discount will be applied during the first three days of the Grand Hirafu Summer Gondola. Enjoy the panoramic view on the way up to the mountains. Reaching the top, take a selfie or relax on one of the six Niseko Siesta beds which are especially installed for summer.

Date: Jul 14 - 16

Location: Niseko 

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Strider Enjoy Cup

Strider Event Final Stretch

Encouraging young children to pick up the fun and active hobby, Strider Enjoy Cup is a family-friendly cycling event. Take part in the fun day out with family and friends and learn more about the increasingly popular Strider Bikes. 

Date: Jul 15

Location: Niseko 

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Niseko Onsen Hill Climb

Yugokorotei Onsen

Enjoy the beautiful scenery and experience what Rankoshi has to offer as part of the Niseko region during this event. Participate in this unique ride and recieve a voucher that allows access to four of the onsens located in Konbu Onsen area. 

Date: Jul 8

Location: Rankoshi

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Want to see more of what's on in July? See our Events page.