If you are up for a fully festive weekend then you need to take yourself along to nightskiing at Ishiuchi Maruyama on 23rd & 24th December. Head up the second lift and you will emerge into a Christmas Wonderland on the plateau at the top. Food stalls, local sake, illuminations, and rumour has it Santa might be flying in to put in an appearance.
The Ishiuchi Maruyama Christmas Night event will run from 5pm - 8pm on both Saturday and Sunday. For those of you heading to the Hiiragi Restaurant Christmas dinner at 1830 on 23rd this would be a good little warm-up!
Enjoy the great views, crisp mountain air, tasty sake, and delicious snacks, but don't forget you still have to ski down afterwards! Anyone up for our "ski down the hill without spilling a drop of your Christmas sake" challenge?