What's On in Niseko in July?

Niseko Grand Hirafu Summer Gondola

This summer take a deep breath of the clean fresh air and cool down by taking a relaxing ride on the Grand Hirafu Summer Gondola. Come and enjoy the panoramic view on the way up to the mountains. Reaching the top, take a selfie or just relax on one of the six Niseko Siesta beds which are especially installed for summer.

Date: Jul 14 - Sep 23

Location: Niseko Grand Hirafu

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Summer Gondola Grand Hirafu

Ki Niseko Festival

Join us for our Ki Niseko Festival happening over this weekend!

Play traditional Japanese festival games like Super Ball, Ring Throw, Yo-yo and many more. Enjoy Happy Hour drinks and snacks whilst listening to live music by Emi Metcalf and Seiichiro Ebisuya.

You will have the chance to win great prizes as well.

Free entry for all. 

Date: Jul 13 - 14

Location: Ki Niseko

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Ki Niseko Festival

Niki Cherry Festival

An hour drive away from Niseko, Niki is known to be the fruit kingdom. Niki Tourism Association will be hosting the Cherry Festival this summer. Come and enjoy this annual Cherry Festival, where you will be able to taste cherries, watch street performances and play games. You can also purchase cherries for a cheap price if you would like to take cherries home.

Date: Jul 14

Location: Fruit Park Niki

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Niki Cherry Festival

Love Toya 2019

The Creative Life Festival "LOVE TOYA" will be held again this year. The event gathers local talents including producers, craftsmen, writers, musicians, theaters and designers who are from various places around Hokkaido, such as Lake Toya, Niseko, Makkari, Hakodate and more. 

There will also be a large number of stalls selling a variety of goods. These include local produce, handmade crafts, artwork and more! Many food vendors from all over Hokkaido will be present at the event. Come and watch the live performance from over 20 artists of different genres such as pop, indie and rock! 

Entrance fee: free

Parking lot: 500 yen per day, camp 1000 yen

※ A coin box will be installed at the venue to continue the event

Date: Jul 27 - 28

Location: Lake Hill Farm

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Love Toya

Niseko Star Festival

Experience the wonders of the universe in Niseko! Go beyond the blue at this amazing star watching event!

Date: Jul 29 - 30

Location: Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area

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Niseko Star Fes


Additionally, the month of July is full of events and festivals. For a complete list of events and festivals, visit our events page here.


Click here to find out more about summer in Niseko.