Welcome Explorers! to the 2018 Sapporo Snow Festival! *The Sapporo Snow Festival, one of Japan’s largest winter events, attracts a growing number of visitors from Japan and abroad every year.

#Every winter, about two million people come to Sapporo to see a large number of splendid snow and ice sculptures lining Odori Park, the grounds at Community Dome Tsudome, and along the main street in Susukino.

During the festival in February, Sapporo is turned into a winter dreamland of crystal-like ice and white snow.

Period of the Festival Odori site: For eight days from February 5 (Monday) to February 12 (Monday/Sub. Holiday), 2018 Tsudome site: For twelve days from February 1 (Thursday) to February 12 (Monday/Sub. Holiday), 2018 Number of Snow and Ice Sculptures 201 sculptures in total: Odori site; 118, Tsudome site; 23, Susukino site; 60


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