Christmas Candle Night in Kutchan-town

Christmas candle night in Kutchan town. Kutchan tourism association will be held Christmas candle night on Christmas eve night, 5-9pm. Free drinks service available at Kutchan tourism information center, Amazake (sweet drink made of fermented rice), hot milk and hot chocolate.

Bus information link

For queries, please contact the Kutchan tourism association, TEL+81 136 223 344

Santa Claus and Firework Display @Grand Hirafu

At Christmas here in Niseko Grand HIRAFU, Santa will appear on the

slopes during the daytime!
If you come across him, you might get a present!?

Then, on Dec. 24, after the end of night skiing on Christmas Eve, the
slope in front of Hotel Niseko Alpen will be romantically lit up by

We hope everyone will come to meet Santa and see the fireworks♪
How about spending your Christmas here at Niseko Grand HIRAFU?

●Santa appears on the slopes!
Date: Weds. Dec. 24 to Thurs. Dec. 25 (Daytime)
Place: Various locations in Niseko Grand HIRAFU Ski Resort


●Firework Display
Date: Weds. Dec. 24, 21:15 (approx.)
Place: On the slope in front of Hotel Niseko Alpen

For queries, please contact Niseko Grand Hirafu, TEL 136 220 109

Supermarket tour Christmas Special @ Supermarket Lucky Kutchan branch

Shopping tour organised by the Supermarket Lucky in Kutchan!! Supermarket Lucky Kutchan branch provides shopping tour for foreign customer with tasting service Christmas Special menu "Snow crab shabushabu". For further information, please contact the Supermarket Lucky, TEL 0136 213 677

Time and Date: 1:30pm, 24 December, 2014

Venue: Supermarket Lucky in Kutchan town

e-mail: [email protected]

Tha Vale Cellar Bar Winter Specials

The Vale Cellar Bar is now open from 6pm until late with a large range of cocktails, whiskeys (including Yamazaki 18 year old whiskey which has recently been awarded "Worlds Best Whiskey"), wines, beers, ciders and ales on offer! Try their classic cocktails and many variations on these classics with a Japanese twist, such as their signature cocktail "Cherry Blossom Margarita".

Feel free to drop in and enjoy your apres-ski with the bar's distinguishing fantalicious drinks!

Please see drink menu and flyers for each night's special.

The Vale Cellar Bar (Tel: 0136 215 833, email: [email protected])

HANAZONO Resort New Year Events 2015

Let's celebrate the New Year at HANAZONO!

  • 1 January, 2015 @9am - Kagami-biraki (a traditional Japanese ceremony, featuring the opening of a sake barrel, and associated with good luck) @ HANAZONO308
  • 2 January, 2015 - New Year Fun Jump (See event flyer for more details)

HANAZONO Resort Snow Season Activities (Tel: +81 (0)136 21 66 88)

2014-15 Winter Events in Annupuri Ski Resort

    • Snow Candles (20-25 Dec)
      Jumbo Quad #1 boarding area will be lit up with candles.


    • First Run (1-4, 11-12 Jan; 7:20~8:20)


    • Christmas presents (24-25 Dec)
      Santa Claus and Nicky give presents to kids on the slope!


    • New Year's Eve FREE night rides (31 Dec; 20:30~23:15)


    • Torchlight Skiing, New Year's Countdown, Fireworks (31 Dec)
      Let's celebrate the new year with fabulous fireworks!


    • Ski Day (12 Jan)
      10% discount applys to the first 20 customers at Nook Annupuri Rental corner, 10% off discount apply to the first 10 customers at Annupuri Ski&Snowboard School


    • New model skis test-ride event (22 Mar)


    • Kid's Service Day (5-6 May)
      1,000yen/Annupuri 8-hour lift pass for elementary school students
      1,000yen/Kids special lesson (booking required)


    • Lady's Day (Every 3rd Wednesday from Jan - Mar and 3 Mar)
      Special lunch pack


  • Annupuri Kid's Day Special Lessons (Every 3rd Sunday from Jan - Mar)
    Free lift and gondola rides in the Annupuri resort for elementary school students (*1,000yen deposit required)


Annupuri Ski Resort  (Tel: 0136-58-2080)

Photo Exhibition "Skiing in backward Mt. Youtei", Yoichi Watanabe

Venue : Ogawara Shu Art museum

Date: 29 November, 2014 ~ 12 January, 2015

Opening hours:9:00am ~ 5:00pm

Artist talk by Yoichi Watanabe: 20 December, 2:00pm-