What's On This November in Niseko

Get ready for the start of the winter season with a selection of snow, cultural and relaxation activities to choose from

Niseko’s Winter 2019/20 season kicks off this month, as do a bunch of exciting activities to keep you entertained. With a variety to suit all tastes, here’s a flavour of some of the things you can look forward to this November. 

Ski Lifts Open

Nov Lifts Opening

Snow sports enthusiasts can rejoice! With the Niseko Grand Hirafu ski lift opening scheduled for 23 November, it’s time to prepare for action packed days on the perfect powder slopes. Check out the Niseko United Trail Map and key winter dates for more information. Ski and snowboard lessons start this month too, so book yourself a session to brush up or start from scratch. Our friends over at GoSnow are ready to help.

Date: Scheduled from Saturday 23 November 2019 onward

Location: Starting with Niseko Grand Hirafu, the lifts at Annupuri, Niseko Village, Hanazono are also planned to open soon after

Rugby World Cup Final

Rwc Nov19

Japan has been in the international sporting spotlight as tournament hosts of the Rugby World Cup 2019. Be part of the action in Niseko by watching the match for 3rd place between New Zealand and Wales on 1 November at My Ecolodge and the final game between England and South Africa on 2 November at Niseko Pizza. Both games start at 18:00, so grab yourself a seat and bite to eat early!

Date: Friday 1 and Saturday 2 November 2019

Location: Various venues around Niseko

Jomon Drum Performances

Jomon Drum Performance

For a taste of Japanese Jomon drumming and an insight into traditional music, head along to enjoy the local beats at Niseko Sahina Campground this weekend. If you can’t make it this time or love it and want to experience similar shows, Skye Niseko will be hosting Taiko drumming on Sundays from mid-December through to March 2020.   

Date: Saturday 2 to Monday 4 November 2019 at 16:30 to 17:30

Location: Niseko Sahina Campground

Restore Your Inner Zen at Powder Yoga

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If it’s some balance, strengthening and tranquility you’re seeking, head along to a yoga class. Niseko’s popular Powder Yoga returns for the winter season, with up to 25 classes to choose from each week. For details on prices and the programme, visit their website.

Date: From Monday 18 November 2019 onward

Location: AYA Niseko, Yoga Room


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