Yukitopia Event Schedule

Kutchan's number one winter event is Yukitopia (literally 'snow-topia'), an action-packed weekend of fun in the snow!

On February 15 and 16, head on down to Kutchan's Asahigoaka Ski Hill for the annual 'Yukitopia' festival. Every year, this festival attracts both locals and tourists looking to soak in the atmosphere and flavour of a family-friendly snow-themed event. 

Check out the event schedule below. 

Yukitopia 2018 Kutchan Town Mascot

Saturday February 15th

TimeEvent Name
10:30 - 11:30Opening ceremony / mochi-making / Yotei drum performance
10:30 - 16:30Giant snowman and giant slide
10:30 - 16:30Snowman making contest
11:00Free milk tasting
11:00 - 16:30Food Village
11:00 - 14:00Strider bike test ride
11:00 - 14:00 ROKO ski demos
11:00 - 14:00Snowboard demos
11:30Dance performance
12:00 - 16:00Snowmobile tubing
12:30SHOW! Performed by elementary students
15:00Bobsleigh game in the snow
15:30Dance performance
16:00Scenic night lighting
16:30Win a prize in the lottery!
17:30 - 19:30 Yakiniku

Sunday February 16th

TimeEvent Name
10:00 - 14:30Giant snowman and giant slide
10:00 - 14:30Food village
10:00 - 14:30Snowman making contest
10:00 - 14:30Snowmobile tubing
10:30Kamen Rider Zero One Show
11:00 - 14:00Snowboard demos
11:00Kutchan Yumepirika tasting party
11:30New Wakeboard on Snow event
12:30Kamen Rider Zero One Show
13:30Treasure Hunt 2020
14:30Win a prize in the lottery!


Kutchan has a reputation in Japan for growing the most tasty potatoes.