Things to do / Traditional festivals

Hokkaido: Chitose-Shikotsuko Hyoto Matsuri

Ice Festival. Many ice sculptures exhibited on the shore are lit up. Some more events are scheduled during the festival period.

Schedule & key events:
● daily
4:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Ice sculptures lighting up
● Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays
from 6:30 p.m.: Fireworks display

Location: Lake Shikotsu, Chitose, Hokkaido

From Shin-Chitose Airport, take bus to Shikotsuko Bus Stop (55 min.)

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.