Celebrate New Year's Eve with Torch Light skiing and a fantastic firework display.

On December 31st, Rusutsu Resort will host a fireworks display where 1,200 fireworks will light up the sky accompanied to music. This event is free of charge and non-hotel guests are welcome to participate.

Our special New Year’s Eve event will take place at the base of West Mt once night skiing concludes. Below are some exciting clips from our recent Christmas event which was held on 24th December 2020.

Complimentary hot drinks and gifts from Santa!

Complimentary hot corn soup will be served to warm up the audience.


On chiasmas Eve Santa was busy handing out special presents. A unique festive cookie handmade by the Rusutsu pastry chefs and not available for purchase.


We would like to thank our festive guests who dressed up as Santa and Rudolph for their Christmas spirit.


As the Christmas event commenced with the host welcoming guests, it started to snow creating a festive atmosphere.

Live Chirtmas Music only for Christmas Eve

The VOICE OF BRIGHT choir provided beautiful Christmas Gospel music for this special event.

Formation skiing by ski school instructors

A breath-taking performance by Rusutsu’s skilled ski instructors.

Torch skiing participated by guests

Guests participated in our torch light ski as guests slowly descended the dark course illuminated by torchlight accompanied by live gospel music.

1200 fireworks light up the night ski! Accompanied by live gospel music.

The VOICE OF BRIGHT performance combined with the vibrant firework display created an unmissable event.

Information for the New Years Eve fireworks display

※ VOICE OF BRIGHT only perform on Christmas eve
※ There is no live music scheduled for the New Year’s Eve fireworks display.
※ In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at the event, please wear mask and maintain social distance at all times. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Other New year’s eve events

RUSUTSU Music Live Season9
Rusutsu Resort collaborates with Sapporo City Jazz. Enjoy a live performance at pub Cricket in the resort.


“Toshikosi Soba” the Japanese Buckwheat Noodle dish for New Year.
New Year’s Eve Complimentary Soba noodles will be served at both Rusutsu Resort Hotel & Convention and The Westin Rusutsu Resort.


We have only a few days left in 2020. We wish all our guest happy new year!