Enjoy the Winter of Asahikawa ! 2016~2017 Winter Tourism

The winter 2016 has come earlier that usual.
Asahikawa has great places for the events in winter and winter sports.


Many winter events will be hold in Asahikawa, and they decorete the cold winter.
Don’t miss Mashiakari Illuminations, ice sculptures and snow sculptures.

 Asahikawa Machiakari Illumination
 Period  2016.Dec.3(Sat) – 2017.Mar.12(Sun)  time  17:00 – 22:00
 ※ some venues lighting at 16:30
 place  Each street from Asahikawa Station (Miyashitadori and Kaimono-Koen Street) to the roundabout, Asahibashi etc.
 URL  http://www.atca.jp/machiakari/
 58th Asahikawa Winter Festival
 Period  2017.Feb.7(Tue) – 12(Sun)
 place  Asahibashi Bridge riverside venue
 URL  http://www.city.asahikawa.hokkaido.jp/awf/index.html
 2017 ice sculpture world tournament
 Period  2017.Feb.7(Tue) – 11(Sat)
 Craft:2/7 19:00 – 2/9 11:00 exhibition:2/9 11:00 – 2/11 22:00
 place  Heiwadori shopping park venue
 URL  http://www.city.asahikawa.hokkaido.jp/awf/awf_update/d058429.html
 Asahiyama Zoo [Zoo of snow light]
 Period  2017.Feb.7(Tue) – 12(Sun)  time  10:30 – 20:30
 (admission is until 20:00)
 place  Asahiyama Zoo
 URL  http://www.city.asahikawa.hokkaido.jp/asahiyamazoo/news-blog/osirase/d058280.html

Asahikawa is one of the most cold regions in Hokkaido, which is suitable for winter sports.
No matter beginners or advanced, anybody can experience the powder snow in a variety
of courses.

 Kamui Ski Links
 Period  2016.Dec.1(Thu) – 2017.Apr.2(Sun)
 ※ until sufficient snowfall, will be open only part of the course.
 Time  9:00 – 17:00
 place  Asahikawa Kamuicho Nishioka 112
 URL  http://www.kamui-skilinks.com/
 Santa Present Park
 Period  2016.Dec.3(Sat)~2017.Mar.26(Sun)  Time  9:00 – 21:00
 place  Asahikawa Kamuicho Tomioka 555-2
 URL  http://www.santapresentpark.com/gelande.html
 Asahikawa Taisetsu Arena skating rink
 Period  2016.Mid-Nov – 2017.Mar.31(Fri)
 ※ general open date (tournament, day no such event) only available
 Time  9:00 – 21:00
 place  Asahikawa Kagura 4jo 7chome
 URL  http://www.asahikawa-dpc.co.jp/6Arena/arenarent.html

One surface of the snow, a waste only look!
Can participate from adults to children, there are a lot of fun to play in the winter unique!

 Winter Garden of Kitasaito
 Period  2016.1.14(sat) – 2017.2.12(sun)
 Time  Snow train 10:00 – 16:00
skating rink 10:00 – 19:00
Snow banana 10:00 – 16:00
 place  JR Asahikawa Station, Kitasaito Asahikawa
 Contact  0166-25-3466
 Asahikawa snow village Winter amusement park
 Period  2016.12.16(fri) – 2017.3.12(sun)  Time  10:00 – 16:00
 (admission until 15:30)
 Content  Snow rafting, snow banana, snow-packed car sightseeing,
tube sled sliding, beginners ski course, etc
 URL  http://www.asahikawa-dpc.co.jp/1Yuki/yukiattra.html
 Asahikawa motocracy Powder snow play 2017
 Period  2016.12 – 2017.3
※ different opening day by tour content.
 Content  Snow season only! Asahidake fumarole tour! !
Rinkan buttocks slip experience & birch sap tea time of
going to humanity unexplored virgin forest 1day snowshoe hike
in Japan only here woodcutter of the guide and go half a day snowshoe hike … etc
 place  Asahikawa Miyashitadori 10chome Maruun hall 2F
 URL  http://motocracy.jp/index.html

※ due to weather conditions, you might like Opening period is subject to change.
  When you come, please check with each facility.
※ Because such as winter clothes are also available if the rental is insufficient,
  gloves, please have the minimum of winter clothes such as boots.