Ouchi-juku Snow Festival

Ouchi-juku Snow Festival

Ouchi-juku’s rows of thatched-roof houses (which date back to the Edo Period) are transformed into a winter wonderland during Ouchi-juku Snow Festival, which takes place every February. Bright white snow falls and slowly builds up, as candles burn bright in snow lanterns, bathing the old post town in warm light. Various events are held during the two-day festival, the highlight being the fireworks on the first evening.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Website http://ouchi-juku.com/index.php?English
Contact

Ouchi-juku Tourism Association

(+81) 241-68-3611

Best Season
  • Winter
Event details

From: 13 February 2021

Until: 14 February 2021

Recurrence: Held annually on the second weekend in February

Access Details
Access Yamamoto, Ouchi, Shimogo Town, Minamiaizu District, Fukushima Pref. 969-5207 View directions
Getting there

By Car: 75 min from Shirakawa I.C. exit off the Tohoku Expressway. (Or 50 min from central Aizu-Wakamatsu City)

By Train: 15 min by taxi from Yunokami Onsen Station

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