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Zao Onsen Ski Resort! Juhyo Festival

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Whether you are skiing or not, there are plans for children and adults to enjoy.

Enjoy the beautiful winter at Zao during the 57th edition of the Juhyo Festival.

* The contents of each event may change depending on the weather.

Zao in Winter

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◆ 1,000 torches Gliding Event

1,000 skiers equiped with LED lights create a line of light while sliding down the slopres.
Date: February 5 (Sat.), 2022
Reception: 17:00~ Start: 20:00~
Venue: Uwanodai slopes at Zaon Onsen

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◆ A large collection of working cars in winter (snowmobiles, etc.)

You can come see the special vehicles such as snowplows and snowmobiles that work on Zao's slopes. A one-day lift ticket for elementary school students and younger on that day is 1,000 yen.
● January 30 (Sun.), 2022 Venue: Uwanodai slopes
● February 23 (Wed.), 2022 Venue: Omori Slopes
Both days 10:00~15:00
* May be canceled due to snow conditions

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◆ Coming to Zao! Photo spots

In the vast Zao Onsen ski resort there are many scenes that look great on Instagram! Those who post on SNS with #ZAO will be elligible to receive a prize decided by lottery! From December 25 (Sat.), 2021 to February 28 (Mon.), 2022

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◆ Winter Zao good luck migration

Come get good luck by visiting the power spots at Zao Onsen ski resort! In addition, prizes will be offered by lottery! From December 25 (Sat.), 2021 to February 28 (Mon.), 2022

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◆ Zao Illuminations

Illuminations and LED lighting shine on the slopes and in the hot spring town.
Period: December 25 (Sat.), 2021 to February 28 (Mon.), 2022
Venues: Zao Onsen village, Uwanodai slopes and Zao Ropeway Sanroku Station

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● Winter HANABI (cancelled)

CANCELLED this year

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◆ Jukki Snow Park

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A space is set up on Omori Slopes, Nakamori Slopes, and the Uwanodai slopes (Sunrise) for kids to come have fun in the snow.

Basic information

Event name
Zao Onsen Ski Resort! Juhyo Festival
Date and time
December 25 (Sat.), 2021 ~ February 28 (Mon.), 2022

Zao Onsen, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

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