Things to do / Traditional festivals

Iwate: Iwate Yuki Matsuri

Snow Festival. Ice sculptures are exhibited and lit up. Some more events are scheduled during the festival period.

Schedule & Key events:
● daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Snow festival ● Feb. 8 from 7 p.m.: Fireworks display

Location: Iwate Kogen Snowpark and others, Shizukuishi-cho, Iwate

JR Tohoku Shinkansen Line to Morioka Sta. From there, take bus to Iwate Kogen Snowpark-mae Bus Stop (1 hr.)

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.