Celebrate summer in Niseko at annual Hirafu Matsuri (festival) on this Saturday 19th August, 2017 at Sun Sports Land in Hirafu.

As Hirafu's biggest summer event, it's not to be missed so come along and enjoy live performances, festival food, games, contests and fireworks in the evening.

Check out the event program below.

Hidde Hagemen Hirafu Matsuri 2016 Child Riding Ki Rodeo


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