A craft beer festival weekend with over 100 kinds of beer at Japans biggest ski resort. Also features lots of live music and DJs, snow monkey tour, free lessons, onsens and more!
The Shiga Kogen Beer Festival, or Snow Monkey Beer Live as the event is known, is easily the biggest apres. ski event in Japan. The event features over 100 kinds of craft beer from all over Japan and the entry ticket includes a beer glass with five free beer tickets! The festival is also famous for the quality live music with many of the acts also performing at the massive Fuji Rock festival later in the year.
Combine this festival with skiing/boarding at Japans biggest resort, a visit to the snow monkeys, free lessons, onsens and you have yourself an unmissable weekend. Looking forward to it!
Please note that for this trip we will be staying in a different hotel to first, booked out Shiga Kogen Beer Fest trip. The hotel for THIS trip is a ski-in ski-out hotel with great food and a fantastic onsen overlooking the slopes. The hotel is located in the Hoppo Onsen area of Shiga Kogen and there are free shuttle buses (5min) to the Beer Festival event.