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Event Information
Snow Lantern Road 2024

Admission was free until last year, but starting this year we will ask for a 500 yen per person donation to help us maintain the event. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation. However, guests staying in the Jozankei area will be admitted free of charge. Please pick up an invitation ticket from your hotel upon check-in. We hope you will take this opportunity to stay with us and enjoy the Snow Lantern Festival.

If you are coming by car, please use the designated parking lots below. Please do not park in non-designated parking lots.

Yukitouro, a fantastic light event in winter
The "Yukitouro" is a snow art festival that creates a fantastic space in the deep snowy valley of Jozankei Shrine, which can only be experienced in the clear, limpid air that is unique to this time of year.
After passing through the snow candle area, visitors will find the "Forest of Prayer," a mysterious forest where light and images fuse with nature.
Please experience the world of JOZANKEI NATURE LUMINARIE, which is based on the theme of illumination co-created with nature, in winter.

Opening Event

A mystical collaboration of "Snow Lanterns & Gagaku".
Nasori~s," a group of performers who jumped out of traditional Japanese performing arts, will deliver a dance and music performance "Nasori," which expresses a dragon playing happily in the snow-lit sky.
Date of performance: 1/27 (Sat.)
・Performance time: ①18:30 ②20:00 / 15 minutes each
Subject to change due to weather and other reasons.

★ # My Jozankei 2023 Winter Photo Contest My Jozankei 2023 Winter Photo Contest We will also hold "My Jozankei 2023 Winter Photo Contest".
There will be a "Snow Lantern Road Category" as well. Please take photos of "Jozankei in winter" that you saw, ate, and experienced, and post them as many as you can!
We will prepare gorgeous prizes. We are looking forward to receiving many submissions!

Shuttle buses will be running around the inns during the event. Please use the shuttle bus.

information

date(s) (e.g. for exhibition)
Saturday, January 27 - Saturday, February 3, 2024
Opening Hours
18:00-21:00 *Entrance reception starts at 17:20. 17:40 for lighting the fire. Please join us if you can help.
Location
Jozankei Shrine
〒 061-2302 Jozankei Onsen Higashi 3-chome, Minami-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Charge
500 yen per person (*High school students and older)
Free of charge for guests staying in Jozankei area. Please bring the invitation ticket distributed by your hotel.
Cash only.
parking lot
Free of charge
1) Barbarian's Ground Snow Lantern Road temporary parking lot [30 cars].
Please refer to the MAP above for the location. Please use the free shuttle bus (every 30 minutes) from "Suizantei Club" to the venue.
(2) Sports Park Public Parking Lot [30 spaces] (next to Hotel Milione)


Please do not park in parking lots other than those listed above, as it will be an inconvenience to other visitors.
contact information (for inquiries) (e.g. corporate phone number)
TEL011-598-2012 (Jozankei Tourist Association)
Other
The tour may be cancelled or shortened due to weather conditions. Please understand this in advance. In case of cancellation, a notice will be posted on the Association's website and official SNS around 14:00 on the day of the event.
Pets must be carried at all times.
We ask for your cooperation as all visitors will be asked to leave the shrine grounds at 17:00.
Admission will begin at 17:20 at the entrance to the Snow Lantern Festival site.
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