Aug. 17, First Snow in Daisetsuzan, Hokkaido
The first snow in this year has fallen to Ishimuro, Mt. Kurodake, at 0:52 a.m. on Sep. 17. By the way, the first snow covering the peak in Japan last year was on Sep. 28 (Thu) also in Mt. Kurodake of Daisetsuzan. This year is the earliest since records began in 1974.
Hakuba Happo-one Dog Festival 2018
“Hakuba Happo-one Dog Festival 2018” will be held in Sakka Area of Happo from Aug. 25 (Sat) to Aug. 26 (Sun). It will have a time trial race, dog agility and other events and special onsen for dogs.
Hakuba Happo-one Dog Festival 2018
[Dates] Aug. 25 (Sat)–Aug. 26 (Sun), 2018
[Hours] Aug. 25 (Sat): 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Aug. 26 (Sun): 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
[Place] Sakka Area, Hakuba Happo-one
[Entrance Fee] JPY1,000 (Dogs are free)
[Event Fees] 50-meter Time Trial Race: JPY500, Warm Pool & Swimming Lesson: JPY1,000, Dog Agility: JPY500, Hot-air Ballooning (Dog & Owner): JPY1,000, Onsen & Blow Drying Service: JPY500
2018-19 Winter Hakuba Valley Season Pass is on Sale now!
“Hakuba Valley Season Pass”, 10 ski areas are available, is on sale now!
Hakuba Valley Season Pass
[Available Ski Areas]
Jiigatake, Kashimayari, Hakuba Sanosaka, Hakuba Goryu, Hakuba47, Hakuba Happo-one, Hakuba Iwatake, Tsugaike Kogen, Hakuba Norikura Onsen, Hakuba Cortina
[Price] Adult: JPY130,000, Children (6-12 years): JPY70,000
[Period of Use] Beginning of 2018 Season–until end of the 2019 winter season
Aug. 25 (Sat)–26 (Sun): NAGANO COFFEE FESTIVAL 2018
“NAGANO COFFEE FESTIVAL 2018” , which can enjoy the great nature and coffee together, will be held in Hakuba Iwatake Mountain Resort from Aug. 25 (Sat) to 26 (Sun)! Advance ticket with three tasting coin and CAPTAINSTAG collaborated mug is also available.
NAGANO COFFEE FESTIVAL 2018
[Date] August 25 (Sat)–26(Sun), 2018
[Hours] Aug. 25: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Aug. 26: 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
[Place] Hakuba Iwatake Mountain Resort
[Fee] Advance: JPY1500, At door: JPY2000, Testing Coin: JPY300 per coin
FIS SKI JUMPING SUMMER GRAND PRIX HAKUBA 2018
The best ski jumper of all over the world gather at “FIS SKI JUMPING SUMMER GRAND PRIX HAKUBA 2018”, which will be held at the Hakuba Ski Jumping Stadium from Aug. 24 (Fri) to Aug. 25 (Sat).
[Date] Aug. 24 (Fri)－Aug. 25 (Sat)
[Place] Hakuba Ski Jumping Stadium
[Fee] Advance: Adult JPY1,300 / Door: Adult JPY1,500, Under 15 years old Free
Aug. 10 (Fri)–Aug. 16(Thu), Morning Bath in Happo-no-yu
In Happo-no-yu, “Morning Bath” will be held from Aug. 10 (Fri) to 16 (Thu). Start your day with the only natural hydrogen onsen in Japan! Furthermore, on Aug. 8 (Wed) the bathing fee will be 50% off in Happo-no-yu, Sato-no-yu, Mimizuku-no-yu and Obinata-no-yu.
Happo-no-yu “Morning Bath”
[Period] Aug. 10 (Fri)–Aug. 16(Thu), 2018
[Hours] 6 a.m.–22 p.m. (Last entry at 9:30 p.m.)
[Fee] Adult: JPY800, Child: JPY400
* Print and Get Discount Coupon!
→Adult JPY100 off, Child JPY50 off
Hakuba Happo Onsen “Onsen Day”
[Date] Aug. 8 (Wed), 2018 (* Held on the second Wednesday every month)
[Onsen] Happo-no-yu, Sato-no-yu, Mimizuku-no-yu and Obinata-no-yu
[Fee] 50% off from usual price (* Cannot be combined with other coupons)
Sale Period of Winghills Super Advance Ticket has Extended!
Sale period of the super advance ticket of Winghills Shirotori Resort has extended to Aug. 12 (Sun)!
Winghills Shirotori Super Advance Ticket
[Sale Period] June 1 (Fri)－Aug. 12 (Sun), 2018
[Validity] June 1 (Fri)－Closing Day in 2019
[Price] Adult 1-day Ticket ×3 + JPY500 Meal Ticket ×3 =
Winghills Shirotori Advance Season Pass “Kiwami”
[Sale Period] June 1 (Fri)－Dec. 24 (Mon), 2018
[Validity] 1 year from the day when the ticket is exchanged for the first time (*Summer season is not included).
All Day Adult (18 y/o－) =
Weekday Adult =
All Day with Onsen Adult (19－49 y/o) =
Weekday with Onsen Adult =
All Day with Onsen H. S. Student & Over 50 y/o =
All Day with Onsen J. H. S. Student =
All Day with Onsen E. S. Student =
Fireworks Festivals in Obon Season
Here is the information of firework festivals held around Hakuba in Obon season.
Chikuma-gawa Noryo Enka Festival (Chikuma City) … Aug. 7 (Tue) 7:30 p.m.–, Togura Kamiyamada Onsen, 10,000 fireworks
Susuki-gawa Firework Festival (Matsumoto City), Aug. 10 (Fri) 7:20 p.m.–, Around Tsukama Bridge, 3,700 fireworks
Iizuna Fire Festival (Nagano City) … Aug. 10 (Fri), 8:00 p.m.–, Daiza Houshi-ike Pond, 2,000 fireworks
Hakuba Summer Festival (Hakuba) … Aug. 13 (Mon) 6:00 p.m.–, Green Spots Forest, 200 fireworks
Happo Onsen Summer Festival (Hakuba) … Aug. 14 (Tue) 6:30 p.m.–, Happo Culture Hall
Azumino Fireworks (Azumino City) … Aug. 14 (Tue) 7:00 p.m.–, Gohouden Yusui-ike Pond, 12,000 firewirks
Lake Kizaki Floating Lanterns & Fireworks Festival (Omachi City) … Aug. 15 (Wed) 7:00 p.m.–, Lake Kizaki, 1,000 fireworks
Lake Rokaku Floating Lanterns & Fireworks Festival (Nagano City) … Aug. 15 (Tue) 7:00 p.m.－, Lake Rokaku, Sai-gawa River, 4,000 fireworks
*Lake Suwako Firework Festival (Suwa City), one of the most famous firework events in Japan, will be held from 7:00 p.m. on Aug. 15 (Wed). (40,000 fireworks)
On Aug. 1 (Wed), HAKUBA TSUGAIKE WOW! will Open
In Tsugaike Kogen Snow Square, the made in France “Xtrem Aventures HAKUBA TSUGAIKE WOW!” will open for the first time in Japan! There are 9 activities such as three-layer net activity “Amidasu”, tightrope bicycling 10 m above the gruond “Kogidasu”.
[Period] Aug. 1 (Wed)–Oct. 31 (Wed), 2018
[Hours] 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
[Price] Amidasu: Adult JPY2500, Child (6–12 y/o) JPY2000, Tobidasu: Adult JPY2000, Child (6–12 y/o) JPY1500, Pochadasu: Adult JPY2000, Child (6–12 y/o) JPY1500, Kogidasu: Adult & Child (6–12 y/o) JPY1000
2018-19 Winter Early-bird Season Pass (Plural)
Early-bird season passes of Kamori Group for 2018-19 Winter has been on sale already and Macearth 30 and Macearth Chubu Seven will start selling on Aug. 1.
Kamori Group (Teine, Rusutsu, Sahoro, Nakayama-touge) … Until Nov. 4, Adult
JPY88,500→ JPY74,700, 13–18 y/0 JPY64,100→ JPY54,700, Child JPY52,500→ JPY45,100 *You can get a JPY5,000 Meal Ticket by buying the pass by Aug. 31.
Macearth 30 (29 ski areas in Japan) … Until Aug. 31, Adult
JPY100,000→ JPY55,555, Child JPY50,000→ JPY25,250 *Only 4,000 passes
Macearth Chubu Seven (10 ski areas in Okumino, Hokuriku & Hokushin) … Until Oct. 15, Adult JPY65,000, 16–18 y/0 & over 55 y/o JPY60,000, Child JPY25,000
Obon Season Holidays
Thank you for your using Snownavi and giving cheers. We will take Obon Season holidays as follows.
[Obon Season Holidays]
Aug. 11, 2018 (Sat)－Aug. 16, 2018 (Thu)
[Payment Confirmation & Delivery of Advance Ticket]
The advance tickets which have been paid for by 2 p.m., Aug. 10 will be dispatched on Aug. 10. If you pay after Aug. 11, your tickets will be dispatched on Aug. 17.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
On July 28 (Sat), STRIDER PUMP JAM
For first time in Nagano, New PUMPTRACK will be set up in Happo-one Usagidaira Terrace for one day only! Test ride and time trial also will be held. Free rental of STRIDER is also available.
[Date] July 28 (Sat), 2018
[Hours] 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
[Place] Hakuba Happo-one Usagidaira Terrace (Gondola Summit Station)
[Age] 2–5 y/o (Gondola and participation is free)
[Special Deal] Outdoor Cooking 20% off
* STRIDER are limited in supply.