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Yamagata Snow Festival

Yamagata Prefecture

An annual snow festival in Yamagata.

The Yamagata Snow Festival is an annual event in Sagae City in Yamagata Prefecture featuring a small display of snow sculptures, performances, food stalls, and a firework show against the frozen fields of Sagae. 

This festival takes place during the first weekend of February at the Mogami Furusato Park next to the Mogami River.


A view of the many street vendors.

Quick Info


Entry to the festival and performances are free.
There are a wide variety of vendors for games and food with varied prices.  

Opening Hours

This festival is held annually at the start of February.

Average Duration

1 – 2 hours


〒991-0041 Yamagata, Sagae, 市大字寒河江字山西甲1269

Other tips

Note that in previous years the firework festival only took place on February 1st starting at 7:00pm.