Traditional New Year’s Day Celebration at Hanazono

Wednesday, 01 January 2020
Hanazono EDGE

Ring in the New Year at Hanazono EDGE!

Hanazono EDGE Building

Head to the slopes early to ride that famous Japanese powder, and then join us at our new restaurant and bar, Hanazono EDGE for traditional Japanese New Year’s Day festivities!


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10:00AM - Kagami Biraki

Come and participate in Hanazono’s Kagami Biraki: a traditional Japanese ceremony held to celebrate the start of the New Year.  Hanazono’s President and General Manager will break open a cask of sake, and share it with guests! First come first serve, as there are 150 wooden cups to drink the sake out of. Kanpai to the New Year!

new years day hanazono niseko

1:00PM – Yotei Daiko

Enjoy an exhilarating performance of live Taiko drumming outside of Hanazono EDGE! A local Taiko group named Yotei Daiko will put on a highly-skilled rhythmic act to celebrate the first day of the year. This group puts on a wonderful show and is not to be missed!

yotei daiko drumming hanazono niseko