Festivals in Sapporo


Sapporo Snow Festival

The largest snow and ice festival in Hokkaido attracts nearly 2 million domestic and foreign visitors every year.



Sapporo Lilac Festival

An event held in early summer in Odori Park in the center of the city. Lilac is the official tree of Sapporo.



YOSAKOI Soran Festival

A dance festival that combines Soran-bushi (Hokkaido traditional folk song) and the Yosakoi Festival of Kochi Prefecture in western Japan.



Sapporo Summer Festival

This festival features summer traditions in Sapporo such as outdoor beer gardens, Bon festival dances, firework displays and more.



Sapporo Autumn Fest

Sapporo Autumn Fest showcases the richness of food production around Hokkaido and its capital city Sapporo.
Get embraced with the autumn harvest from all over Hokkaido.
It is only possible in this time of the year at Sapporo Autumn Fest!



Sapporo Chrysanthemum Festival

This festival features carefully-made, exquisite chrysanthemum artworks such as large-flower chrysanthemums, cascading kengai-style flower arrangements, bonsai and others.



Sapporo White Illumination

Fantastic illuminations make the Sapporo Station area and Odori Park bright and colorful in early winter.