Held every February for 10 days, the Otaru Snow Light Path Festival or Otaru Yuki Akari no Michi is a winter festival held in Otaru, Hokkaido which started in 1999. During the festival, the city is decorated with lights and small snow statues. The festival also coincide with the Sapporo Snow Festival.

Unga Kaijo and Temiyasen Kaijo are the two main sites that you can visit. Streets and canals are illumimated with candlelit snow lanterns and decorated with snow sculptures.

Event Information


Event Date
VenueOtaru (Hokkaido)
AccessOtaru Station
AdmissionFree

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