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Rising Sun Rock Festival
Rising Sun Rock Festival

Enjoy Japan's best rock acts in the open air near Sapporo

The annual Rising Sun Rock Festival is held in Ishikari near Sapporo over a two-day period in August. This Japanese-artist-only festival is the only large-scale festival of its kind in Japan. People of all ages enjoy the laid-back vibe while listening to the nation's best rock bands.

Don't Miss

  • The accompanying art installations around the venue
  • Camping overnight to watch the stars on the stages and in the sky

How to Get There

You can get to Ishikari by train and shuttle bus or a drive from Sapporo Station , the nearest major transportation hub.

By train, catch a subway from Sapporo Station to Asabu Station. You can then take a shuttle bus directly to the event area, about 40 minutes. By car, the drive will take around 40 minutes from Sapporo Station .

Listen to good tunes under a starry sky

Enjoy good music all night long while snacking on food from the festival stalls. For an extra fee, you can set up a tent and camp overnight. The sunrise is especially beautiful in this area.

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