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Sapporo Yuki Matsuri

Held in early February, this is one of Japan's top festivals. From humble beginnings in 1950, when local high-school students built six snow statues in Ōdōri-kōen, the festival now hosts an international snow sculpt…
Beer in Sapporo

Sapporo Summer Matsuri

The big names plus microbrewers set up outdoor beer gardens in Ōdōri-kōen from mid-July to mid-August. A whole month of beer drinking in the sun! During the mid-August, weeklong Obon Festival, part of the summer mat…
Food & Drink in Sapporo

Sapporo Autumn Fest

A month-long celebration of Hokkaidō food, with vendors set up all over Ōdōri-kōen, from early September to early October.