Hirafu Matsuri 2017 on This Weekend

Join in the local summer festivities in Niseko with the annual Hirafu Matsuri (festival) on this Saturday 19th August, 2017 at Sun Sports Land in Hirafu.

It's Hirafu's biggest summer event so come along and enjoy the entertainment and live performances, festival food, games, contests and fireworks in the evening.

Our Ki Rodeo will also be at the festival so try your luck at riding the mechanical sheep for your chance to win some great prizes!

See what's on at the event in the event program below.

Hirafu Matsuri Crop

Ki Rodeo will also be at the Hirafu Matsuri.

Hirafu Matsuri​ 2017 Event Program

12:00Opening Ceremony, World Marche and Kids Play Area Open
12:30MAX KIDS (kids hip hop dance performance)
13:00Kids Mikoshi
13:30Niseko Junior High School Students Music Band Performance
14:00Sapporo Parkour Krew
15:00Mt. Yotei Jazz Junior Jazz School Live Performance
15:30Hokkaido University Jazz Live Performance
16:00Hirafu Samurai (newspaper sword battle)
18:30Mochi Maki (throwing mochi)
19:00Cuban Music
19:45Fire Dance
20:30Fireworks with Taiko (Japanese drumming)
21:00Closing Event

Entry to the event is free.
Location: Sun Sports Land in Hirafu