Niseko Village has lots of events over the New Year holidays to welcome you !
*Times and dates may change due to the weather and snow conditions. For the latest information call Niseko Village 0136 44 2211
December 31 – please gather at 20:45, begins at 21:15
A torchlight parade is a festive and unique way to celebrate the coming of the New Year. Skiers and riders carrying torches and moving in formation will descend the ski slopes outside The Green Leaf Niseko Village, near the bottom of the Banzai Chair.
Guests who can ski Banzai Course confidently are invited to join the Torchlight Run. A shuttle will depart the Hilton for the Green Leaf at 20:30. Please request a sign-up sheet at the Activity Counter in the Niseko Gondola base or at the Green Leaf.
December 31 – beginning 21:45
Celebrate the New Year with a bang! Gather in front of The Green Leaf Niseko Village to see a spectacular fireworks display light up the night sky.
★New Year’s Sunrise Gondola★
January 1 – ticketing opens at 6:15, Gondola departs 6:30, return to base 7:30
Enjoy this scenic ride to the top of the Niseko Gondola. View the first sunrise of the New Year and spectacular views of Mt. Yotei. Adult 1,000 Yen, Children 500 Yen(Round ticket).
Note: “New Year’s Sunrise Gondola” descent is by Gondola, no skiing or riding permitted!
If you are a fan of fresh tracks don’t miss the chance to ride the “Early” Niseko Gondola between 7:30 and 8:30 on select mornings in January.
Days of Operation
January 8, 9, 15, 22, 23, 29, 30
February 5, 6, 12, 13
7:30 – 8.30am
Adult 1,000 Yen, Children 500 Yen.