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Tsunan Snow Festival

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Tsunan Snow Festival (つなん雪まつり) is a great snow festival with beautiful Sky Lanterns held at Tsunan Town, Niigata Prefecture. This festival takes a place at New Greenpia. In the middle of March, there are 2000 Sky Lanterns will raise up to the snow night. There are many other snow activities, such as slides, fat-bike and play with snow. Also, Snowboard Jump Competition will be held at the same time. There are many food stands that serve the great local hot foods. The main event is the sky lanterns, and it will finish with fireworks.

Tourist Info.
There is restroom.
Date: In the middle of March.
There are many parking that have shuttle buses to the Event location.
The shuttle will be running from the morning to the last events (500 yen).
Admission for the festival: Free
Admission for the sky lantern: 1000 JPY
Time: 19:30 and 20:00 (1000 lanterns for each time)

Access
0. at Nagaoka Station.
1. use JR Joetsu Line to Echigo-Kawaguchi Station.
2. use JR Iiyama Line to Tsunan Station.
3. use a special shuttle bus to the event location.


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Detailed Travel Guide

Tsunan Snow Festival
Tusnan Yuki Matsuri is one of the snow festival held at Tsunan Town, Niigata Prefecture. Tsunan is known as the deep snow region. Therefore, in this event, you can enjoy all kinds of Snow Activities that kids can enjoy.

Tsunan Sky Lantern
... is the finale event of Tsunan Snow Festival. There are 2000 sky lanterns will raise up to the ski of the snow night. It is so mysterious that the sky lanterns rise and spread to the space. This phenomenal event is held in the middle of March at New Greenpia Tsunan, Niigata Prefecture.

You can sign up and join this sky lantern event. 1000 Sky Lanterns rise at 17:30 and 20:00 each time.

Snow Wave
... is Snowboad Jump Competition.

Activities
Fat Bike: Free 11:00 to 17:00
Snowmobile: 11:00 to 17:00
Slide: 11:00 to 17:00

There are many food stands that serve the local hot food while you are waiting for this event. There are many activities that you can play with snow so that you won't have any problem for waiting the sky lantern.

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