• Summer Festival 2018

Rusutsu Summer Festival 2018 (July 14 - August 31, 2018)

Celebrate the summer holiday season, here at Rusutsu Resort
We have a range of exciting summer events, activities and attractions planned which will ensure an unforgettable visit.
Experience the beautiful Hokkaido summer and enjoy the warm weather, lush greenery and stunning views, right here at Rusutsu Resort.

Please see individual attraction details more information and seasonality.

Daily Fireworks Display

Summer Festival 2018

Enjoy a stunning show as 1,200 fireworks light up the night sky accompanied by music and a light show create a fantastic spectacle. Finish a fun day at the amusement park with a bang!

[Date and Time]
  • July 14 and 15, 2018: Start at 8:00 pm
  • July 23 - August 19, 2018: Start at 8:45 pm
  • August 20 - August 26, 2018: Start at 8:00 pm
*Fireworks display takes approximately 10 - 15 minutes.
[Location] Sunshine Field (in-front of Highland Lodge)
[Price] Free for the resort guests (in-house guests and visitors with amusement park pass)

[Note] May be cancelled in the event of bad weather.

Super Jumbo Pool

Summer Festival 2018

Cool down in the super jumbo pool and enjoy 6 different pools and number of thrilling water slides. Relax in Hokkaido’s longest lazy river (300m), The water temperature is set at comfortable 28 degrees so you can enjoy the water regardless of the weather.

[Date] July 23 - August 19, 2018
[Time] 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
[Price] Included in Amusement Park admission
  • Date and time may be changed due to weather and other conditions.

Bubble Festival

Summer Festival 2018

Cool down and enjoy this fun seasonal event as the amusement park is covered in bubbles at selected times throughout the day. This should be a fun way to cool down in the amusement park.

[Date] July 25 - August 19, 2018
[Time] 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
[Location] near Splashwater Falls, inside Amusement Park
[Price] Included in amusement park admission


  • Please note clothes and shoes will be got wetted, so bring extra clothes to change and towels. No shower room or changing room available.
  • The bubbles is harmless to humans, but be careful not to be got into body.
  • Please take your belongings (especially electronic devices such as smart phones, and valuables) with you.  We are not responsible for any damage or lost of your belongings.
  • The bubbles may be flown apart around.
  • Please take care not to be slipped.
  • The event may be canceled due to bad weather.

Mt. Yotei Gondola Sunset Service

Summer Festival 2018

Take the gondola to the top of West Mountain and visit the Yotei Observation Deck, the 5 min trip offers a splendid Hokkaido view, not to be missed. The stunning vistas from the top of West Mt are breath-taking at the end of the day as the sun spectacularly sets behind the majestic Mt Yotei.

[Date] July 14 - August 26, 2018
[Time] 5:00 pm – Sunset
[Price] JPY 1,200 (included with amusement park ticket)


  • The service may be suspended in the event of bad weather.

Family Rafting

Summer Festival 2018

Take a relaxing ride on a raft as your guide navigates a calm section of water. This activity is very relaxing and suitable for all ages. Experience the beautiful Hokkaido scenery as you float along the Shiribetsu River.  

[Date] Mid July – Late Augusut, 2018
[Price] Adult JPY 4,320, Child JPY 3,240

Rusutsu Campsite

Summer Festival 2018

Get back to nature this summer and experience camping outdoors. A maximum of 1,000 people can stay at this spacious lawn campsite. Features include a traditional campfire, barbecue house, rental tents, and onsite electricity. The campsite is conveniently located on West Mt, close to the resort’s shops and convenience stores.

[Date] July 25 - August 18, 2018
[Price] Adult JPY 6,480, Child JPY 5,400

For inquiry and reservation:
Rusutsu Resort Reservation Center
Email: info@rusutsu.co.jp

Outdoor BBQ Garden

Summer Festival 2018

Cook up a delicious outdoor dinner at the Rusutsu outdoor BBQ area. Enjoy tasty food and a beer and experience a mild summer evening, as the sun goes down.

[Date] July 28 - August 18, 2018
[Time] 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm (last order)
  • Meal tickets accepted for the BBQ set.
  • Date and time may be changed due to weather and other conditions.

Enjoy Breakfast Outdoors

Summer Festival 2018

Experience the warm summer weather and enjoy a refreshing outdoor breakfast, here in the natural surroundings of Hokkaido.

[Date] August 2 – August 13, 2018
[Location] Pub Cricket (South Wing 1F)
[Time] 7:30 am –  9:00 am (last order)
[Price] Adult JPY 2,970, Child JPY 1,782
  • Meal tickets accepted for outdoor breakfast.
  • Date and time may be changed due to weather and other conditions.

Early Morning Golf

Summer Festival 2018

Get more from your day at Rusutsu and Tee off early. Enjoy 9 holes at the Tower Course before anyone else arrives and take advantage of the long summer days, pleasant temperatures and beautiful nature.

[Date] July 21 - August 18, 2018
[Time] 5:30 am - 6:30 am  (Tee off)
[Location] Tower Couse
CLICK HERE for more information

Night Golf

Summer Festival 2018

Try this unique golfing experience this summer and play 9 holes of golf under the bright Tower Course floodlights. Cool refreshing temperatures and tranquil atmosphere help to create a memorable game of golf.

[Date] July 21 - Augusut 18, 2018
[Time] Tee off 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm (Course closes at 9:00 pm)
[Location] Tower Couse
CLICK HERE for more information

Hokkaido Melon Fair

Summer Festival 2018

Experience the Hokkaido melon season here at Rusutsu Resort. Enjoy delicious seasonal Hokkaido melons at our restaurants. During the melon season our Oktoberfest restaurant will be stocked with fresh delicious melons.

[Location] Oktoberfest Restaurant
[Date] Mid July - Late August  (scheduled)
[Price] Available at no extra charge for restaurant customers.
[Note] Date may be changed due to buying situation and other conditions.