In the winter, Lake Towada is covered in snow and ice, shrouding it in a mysterious atmosphere. During the “Lake Towada Winter Story” event, snow sculptures and snow huts decorate the area!
Nara, Wakakusa YamayakiRead Later
The Wakakusa Yamayaki is an event where the 342-meter-high Mt. Wakakusa that overlooks Nara City is lit on fire.
Ice Fall Festival in Sounkyo, HokkaidoRead Later
The Ice Fall Festival is one of Hokkaido’s 3 largest snow festivals that started in 1976. This festival is hosted on the big river bank (about 10,000㎡) of the Ishikari river.At the festival you will see a variety of interesting ice sculptures such as an ice look out, an ice castle, ice tunnels, and an ice slide.
Enjoy Brilliant Fireworks, Warm Christmas Songs, and Local Gourmet Food Stalls.
Lake Kawaguchi’s 2019 Winter FireworksRead Later
Lake Kawaguchi hosts a winter fireworks show every year.
The sky is clearer during the winter than in the summer, so the enhanced beauty of the fireworks makes the Lake Kawaguchi show particularly popular.
Lake Haruna Illumination Festa 2018Read Later
Located at the summit of Mt. Haruna, in Gunma Prefecture’s Takasaki City, Lake Haruna is at an altitude of 1,084 meters above sea level, making it the second highest lake in Japan! Due to this, the air at the lake is very clear, making the lights of the Illumination Festa even more beautiful.
Winter’s Atami Sea Fireworks DisplayRead Later
Atami Bay, which is surrounded by mountains on three sides, acts acoustically like a stadium for this fireworks display. As the air is dryer in the winter, the fireworks stand out even more beautifully!
There are many sights to see at this display, including the annual tradition fireworks finale, “Niagara Falls in the Sky.”
Hakodate is a melting pot of various countries’ cultures thanks to its status as an international trade port. Come visit the area’s popular winter event, “Hakodate Christmas Fantasy”! A large Christmas tree from Canada, reaching almost 20 meters high, will be featured at the Port of Hakodate! The tree and the entire surrounding area of the city are beautifully illuminated, creating a fantastical scene.