Based on the Yosakoi Festival of Kochi Prefecture, Yosakoi Soran Festival is a vibrant dancing event which feature naruko clappers and Hokkaido’s Soran Bushi folk melodies. The dances and parades are held Odori Park. Visitors also can join the dancing at Waodori Square.

It started with 10 teams and 1,000 dancers in 1992 until it became big which now attracts approximately, 30,000 dancers from Japan and abroad which made it a major international event with more or less, 200 million visitors. 

Event Information


Event DateEarly June
VenueOdori Park (Sapporo)
Access5mins walk from Odori Station
7mins walk from Susukino Station
AdmissionFree

*All event details are subject to change. We will keep you posted for any necessary changes.