The 2018 winter sports festival will be held from November 16th to 18th this year in Saitama Super Arena. The location is the community arena. The community arena is free to enter, but events and merchandise cost money.
There are live performances, music and guest stars. They have a kids corner and activities for kids.
Winter Sports Festival Hours
Friday November 16th: 3 pm to 7 pm
Saturday November 17th: 11 am to 7 pm
Sunday November 18th: 11 am to 6 pm
Events for kids
They have a slider event for children. The slider area will be open from 3.30 to 6.30 pm on the Friday, from 11.30 am to 6.30 pm on the Saturday and from 11.30 am to 5.30 pm on the Sunday.
There is a bungee trampoline available each day.
Ski / Snow gear and lift passes
They typically sell snow and ski gear during the three day sports festival. They also have discounted lift passes available over the three days too. They will also be giving away one parent and child lift pass set each day. On the Friday it is for Maiko Snow Resort, on Saturday it is for Yuzawa Nakazato and on Sunday it is for Muika snow resort.
The area beside the community arena, keyaki hiroba, is currently lit up nightly:
Keyaki Hiroba Illumination Fantastic Carnival Magic Box | SAITAMA CITY