Snow festival – Sapporo

A world plaza evokes a pristine snow fantasy

Snow Festival

The Sapporo Snow Festival, one of Japan's largest winter events, Every winter, about two million people come to Sapporo to see a large number of splendid snow statues and ice sculptures which line Odori Park, the grounds at Community Dome Tsudome, and the main street in Susukino.


For seven days in February, these statues and sculptures (both large and small) turn Sapporo into a winter dreamland of crystal-like ice and white snow.



Sapporo is the fourth-largest city in Japan by population. Located in lshikari subperfture, it is the capital of Hokkaido prefecture, and an ordinance -designated city of Japan.

Come and see the amazing sculptures

Snow Festival