Hokkaido – Surprising Large Snow Sculptures! Sapporo Snow Festival

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A Large-Scale Winter Event You Must See At Least Once!

There are three sites to enjoy the Sapporo Snow Festival: Odori site, Tsudome site, and Susukino site.
The concepts for the festival are different at each site, making for triple the fun! Admission is free!

Location

Odori Site

The main site, Odori Park, features snow sculptures large and small lined up over 1.5 kilometers. In recent years, this location has featured projection mapping against the large snow sculptures.
The “Hokkaido Food Plaza” is also open during the event period, where you can enjoy Hokkaido specialties!

Odori Site

Address
Odori Park, Nishi 1~12 Chome, Odori, Chuo-ku, Sapporo City
Event Dates
February 4th-11th 2019
Event Hours
Available at all hours during the event period (Illuminations lit until 10 pm)

Susukino Site

At the Susukino site, around 60 ice sculptures are on display. There are must-see sculptures, including entries into ice sculpture contests. There is even the “Fureai Hiroba” (Contact Plaza) where visitors can touch or even climb on the sculptures! Warm drinks are also available.

Susukino Site

Address
Minami 4~7 Jo (Ekimae-dori, Nishi 4-chome), Chuo-ku, Sapporo City
Event Dates
February 4th-11th 2019
Event Hours
Available at all hours during the event period (Illuminations lit until 11 pm, or until 10 pm on the 11th)

Tsudome Site

The theme of the Tsudome site is contact with snow through nature. Enjoy activities like ice-slides and sledding slopes in an area reminiscent of a snowy country!

Tsudome Site

Address
885-1 Sakaemachi, Higashi-ku, Sapporo City
Event Dates
January 31st - February 11th 2019
Event Hours
9 am -5 pm

Video of Sapporo Snow Festival

Basic information on Sapporo Snow Festival

Tel
011-281-6400 (Sapporo Snow Festival Executive Committee)
URL(English)
http://www.snowfes.com/english/index.html