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Winter Event in Hokkaido (MUST Check!!)


[Sapporo]

Title : 38th White Illumination
Official HP   https://white-illumination.jp/ (English page available )

Venue Period Illumination Hour
Odori Site 22Nov- 25Dec  2018 16:30-22:00
(-24:00 on 22-25Dec)
German Christmas Market/Odori Park 2-chome 22Nov 2018- 25Dec 2018 16:30-22:00
(-24:00 on 22-25Dec)
Business Hour 11:00~21:00(L.O. 20:45)
Ekimaedori Site NOV. 22 THU - 2019 Feb. 11 MON 16:30~22:00(until midnight Dec 22-25)
Minami Ichijodori Site NOV. 22 THU - 2019 Mar. 14 THU 16:30~22:00(until midnight Dec 22-25)
Sapporo Kita 3-jo Plaza(Akapla)Site NOV. 22 THU - 2019 Mar. 14 THU 16:30-22:00(Feb. 1-12 20:00-24:00,Feb. 13-Mar. 14 17:00-22:00)
JR Sapporo Station South Exit Plaza Site NOV. 22 THU - 2019 Mar. 14 THU 17:00~24:00
(Light up after sundown from mid-Febrary)


Title : 70th Sapporo Snow Festival

Official HP http://www.snowfes.com/index.html (English page available )

Venue Period Illumination Hour
Odori Site 04Feb- 11Feb  2019 from sunset to 22:00
Tsudome Site 31Jan- 11Feb 2019 9:00-17:00
Susukino Site 04Feb- 11Feb  2019 from sunset to 23:00
( to 22:00 on Final day )

[Otaru&Yoichi]

Title : Otaru Snow Story & Yoichi Snow story
Official HP https://www.snowstory.info/
Venue:Otaru city & Yoichi city
Period :01Nov-17Feb 2019
*Period & Hour are based on each spots( There are several event in each city )

Otaru canal light up

[Lake Toya]
Title : Toyako Onsen Winter Festival
Official HP http://www.laketoya.com/event/ (English page available )
Venue:Special venue by Lake Toya pleasure boat pier
Period :03Feb-12Feb 2019
Hour : 7 minutes fire works are held every evening at 20:30 over Toya lake during this term

Title : Toyako Onsen illumination tunnel
Official HP http://www.laketoya.com/event/ (English page available )
Venue:Toyako Onsen”Nigiwai Plaza”
Period :11Nov-03Mar 2019
Hour : 18:00-22:00

Title : Toyako Onsen Illumination Street
Official HP http://en.laketoya.com/illumination/ (English page available )
Venue:Toyako Onsen Illumination Street (in front of Toyako steamer headquarter building)
Period : all year around
Hour : After sunset to around 22:00

Toya lake illumination Tunnel

[Shikotsu Lake]
Title : 41th Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival
Official HP http://www.1000sai-chitose.or.jp/icefes.html (English page available )

Venue:Shikotsu Lake Onsen
Period :25Jan-17Feb 2019
Hour: 9:00-22:00( Light up starts at 16:30)

Shikotsu Lake Ice Fes