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Fireworks & Torchlight Parade on X'mas eve & New year's eve


Celebrate Christmas in style! Join us here in Rusutsu for a fun-filled evening of events on Christmas Eve. We have a variety of exciting events planned and you are even able to take part. The lower park of West Mt will host these evenings of festivity. Below is the nightly event schedule.

Date: 24 December 2019 and 31 December 2019

  • 20:00~ Complimentary hot drinks
  • 20:15~ Synchronised Skiing Demonstration by the Rusutsu ski instructors
  • 20:20~ Torchlight Parade
  • 20:30~ Fireworks Display


Torchlight Parade

If you would like to experience in the fun first-hand guests are welcome to join the torchlight parade. Please submit an application to ski school reception by 17:00.

Date: 24 December 2019 and 31 December 2019
Registration ends at 17:00 on the 24 December
Location: Ski school reception 
Price: JPY 600 
Inquiries: Rusutsu Resort Ski & Snowboard School 
Tel: +81-(0)136-46-3280 / E-mail: school@rusutsu.co.jp 
Note: Event available for experienced skier only

Year end countdown party


Join this New Year’s Eve party and welcome 2019 with us at the cricket bar. Enjoy a fun Bingo games and countdown to 2019!

Date 31 December 2019
Time From 23:00 (Bingo starts from 23:30)
Location Cricket Bar, South Wing 1/F
Price JPY 500 (One bingo card and one drink)

New year day Mt. Isola first track

Enjoy this special experience as a limited number of resort guests can enjoy the first tracks from the top of Mt Isola before the ski area opens. Purchase this special ticket to access Mt Isola before anyone else arrives.

Date: 1 January 2020
Price: JPY 2,200/ per person
  • 08:15 Meet at the main entrance of the North & South Wing Hotel
  • 08:30 Bus to the base of Mt Isola
  • 08:45 Gondola ride to the top of Mt Isola
  • 09:00 Start skiing/snowboarding

  • Reservation required
  • Maximum number of guests: 60 pax
  • May be cancelled due to poor weather
  • Price does not include lift ticket
  • Available terrain may be subject to some restrictions, depending on weather, snow and course condition.
  • Click here to find out all the dates for Mt Isola first track.

To Reserve
TEL: +81-136-46-3111 / EMAIL: info@rusutsu.co.jp

New year rice-cake making ceremony


Join us for our traditional Japanese New Year's Celebration on the first day of the year. Complimentary rice cakes and Amazake (a traditional sweet drink) are served on the day!

Date & Time: 1 January 2019; 10:00am
Place: Daniel Street
Price: Free entry

Meet our adorable reindeer at the stardust avenue!


Two of Santa’s reindeer have stopped off at Rusutsu to enjoy the powder snow. Guests can take special photographs and even experience a festive reindeer sleigh ride in front of the North & South Wing Hotel.

  • We accept cash only. Reindeer Park does not accept payment by credit card or room charge.
  • Accommodate up to two people at a time (Total weight up to 80kg)
  • Sled Operations will be suspended during reindeer breaks.
  • The break time depends on the physical condition of the reindeer, weather conditions etc. Please ask our staff for details.
  • We do not accept advance reservation with telephone/email etc. Application will only be made locally.
Period: From early December to end of March (Closed on Tuesdays)
Time: 10:30 - 16:00
Location Near 1F Entrance of North Wing

Entrance & Memorial Photography JPY500 (one party up to 4 people)
Reindeer Sled
JPY1,500 Over 6 years old
JPY1,000 Under 6 years old

Christmas lights and illuminations

Experience the magic of Christmas as the beautiful Christmas lights set the stardust avenue with seasonal sparkle.

Why not take a walk in the fresh snow and view the beautiful lights of Stardust Avenue. These winter illuminations provide a stunning location to enjoy the seasonal atmosphere and help to create fantastic pictures.

[Period] From 23 November 2019

Select shop of X'mas goods collected from all over the world


A festive holiday wouldn't be complete without our large selection of Christmas merchandise.

Visit “White Christmas “located at North Wing 1/F and discover our favourites Christmas decoration, cards, wreaths and a lot more. Find the perfect gifts for the whole family.

Located at North Wing 1/F

Treat yourself to some delicious Christmas themed meal & Dessert

Try our delicious and festive Christmas dinner this winter at Rusutsu Resort. 

Our festive meal and cute desserts are the perfect treats after a long day at the slope. A variety of desserts including a festive chocolate cake to delicious fluffy roll cake with cream and red bean filling, available for a limited time only.

Christmas craft workshop

Put your hands to good work at our Christmas craft workshop.

If you like homemade decorations or homemade scent do not miss out our limited time Christmas workshop. Using dried flower and dried fruits, learn how to create beautiful botanical candle and unique gifts. Creating original Christmas memories with family and friends this winter at Rusutsu Resort.

Christmas Craft Workshop
Period To be confirmed
Duration 90 minutes
Times 09:00 - 15:00 *Booking accepted pending availability.
Price JPY 4.860 (tax included)
Reservation required Activity desk