Snow Machine is a 4-day alpine music and ski festival taking place in Japan’s largest ski destination: the 10 mountain-resorts of the Hakuba Valley from Sunday 1 March – Wednesday 4 March 2020. The site is famed for hosting the 1998 Winter Olympics. 


Hurry! Book your Hakuba Music Festival Accommodation Package before you miss out!
Packages include: 7 Nights Hakuba Accommodation + 5 Days Ski Lift Pass + Daily Breakfast.
We can also arrange Airport Transfers, JR Passes, Rental Gear, Ski Lessons and Snow Monkey Tours!
Contact our Japan experts TODAY on 1300 302 401 or send an online enquiry.

Festival Venues

The Festival will have multiple stages throughout the Hakuba Valley, including stages on resort, a main stage in the Happo-One Village (2 days), Iwatake and Hakuba 47 (1 day each) and late night stages at venues throughout the three main villages, Happo, Echoland, and Wadano.


Festival Start

There will be an on-snow event everyday from 13:00 - 16:00, followed by an apres event from 15:00 - 18:00. 
The Main Stage is open daily from 18:00 - 22:00, with after-parties into the morning.

Hakuba Valley Shuttle Bus FREE!
You can use the Free Shuttle Bus with your Hakuba Valley Lift Ticket. It operates throughout all 10 ski resorts.
Additionally each individual resort runs their own shuttle bus.
*Individual Ski Resort Lift Pass holders will be charged the bus fare accordingly.

7 Nights
Walk to Lift

Hakuba Gateway Hotel

  • 7 Nights Accommodation
  • 5 Days Hakuba Valley Lift Pass
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Free Standard Ski or Snowboard Set Rental



7 Nights
Next to the main gondola

Hakuba Gondola Hotel

  • 7 Nights Accommodation -Long Stay Discount
  • 5 Day Hakuba Valley Lift Pass
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
7 Nights
6 minutes walk to lift

Hotel Weisser Hof Happei

  • 7 Nights Accommodation - Special Discount
  • 5 Day Hakuba Valley Lift Pass
  • Daily Breakfast