Dec 31 : New Years Festival < Furano > 2019
When : New Years Eve
Where : Furano Ski Area/ New Furano Prince Hotel/ Furano Zone
From 8:00pm a top Japanese artist holds a concert in the chapel all of the New Furano Prince Hotel. Tickets for this show are extremely popular and advanced bookings are required.
The New Years festival is held at the base of the Furano ski area from 10:00pm with the culmination of the celebrations being the countdown to midnight and the fireworks following.
Japanese traditionally eat soba noodles on New Years Eve and this is served up with fresh tempura. A number of stalls sell delicious traditional Japanese winter dishes as well as more Western style festival treats. Music and a live MC warm up the night with some good music and some fun events.
There are games, events and a traditional Japanese rice cake making demonstration are all going on during the evening.
Buses and taxis are available from Kitanomine and taxis are available from downtown for those wishing to get to the event.
Please ask at your hotel, lodging or at the ski area for exact information, schedules and timetables for the event.