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Summer Splash - Tours & Tickets!

Aug 26 (Mon ), 2013

September 7, 2013 (Sat.) @ Canyons Alpine Lodge in Minakami


Summer Splash is proudly sponsored by:

Stream Trail Japan - Quality bags anywhere, any time any weather!

Outdoor Japan Traveler - Every season a new adventure!

General Info

When? Sept. 7, 2013 (Sat.)
Where? Canyons Alpine Lodge, Minakami Gunma
What? Music Festival & Adventure Weekend
Summer Splash Package Tours? Yes! Jump on one of the bus tours 
below that include transportation, accommodation, activities and tickets to Summer Splash. 
Entertainment? See below for info and timetable. 
Tickets: 2.500 yen advanced purchase / 3,000 yen at the door - includes welcome drink. 

 Tickets Available through ePlus:

Summer Splash 2013 in Minakami


Artists & Entertainment

Shapeshifter Sound System



KEISUKE (Vocal/Soprano & Baritone Sax)、KANOH (Trumpet,Tin Whistle,Cho)、サキポン (A.Sax), RICKY (T.Sax)、TAKEMURA (Trombone)、NAGASAWA (Guitar)、NAMI (Keyboard)、YUTA (Drum,Chorus)

Web: http://skaff-links.net/
YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/skafflinks


Drum & Bass, Funk, Soul Reggae, hiphop Reggae, Breakbeatz

DJ Fergus

DJ Fergus, one half Outdoor Japan's Snow & Summer Slash Sound System, has been rocking the house since 1988. His ability to play extended sets, and mix genres and bpm to keep the crowd moving is the reason he has played at parties all over the globe for more than 20 years. 

DJ Spiritus


Spinning since 2004, DJ Spiritus was a regular on the Queenstown, NZ music scene as well as the infamous Full Moon Parties in Minakami, Gunma. The other half of the Snow Splash & Summer Splash Sound System, Spiritus' style could summed up as "mashup bass madness."

DJ Ren & Double Kaori

Details coming soon. 

Flair Bartender "Ollie"

"Flair Bartender" Ollie will also be on hand at Summer Splash '13 to serve up some entertainment to our thirsty guests. 

DJ Yuuchee


One of Hakuba's most diverse DJs, Yuuchee has played Snow Splash but this will be his first time spinning at Summer Splash.

Horizontal Bungy

Test your skills, stamina (and sobriety) on the horizontal bungy challenge, hosted by the bungy pros at Bungy Japan. A great warm-up for the real thing - a bridge bungy at one of the two great locations in the Minakami area. 

Pro MTB Trials

Specialized Japan team riders will be on hand to show off their incredible balance and skills during trials demo on the Canyons deck. Organized by our friends at MTB Japan - you won't won't want to miss it!


Details coming soon. 

Package Tours

Join one of the all-inclusive bus tours with our friends at Tokyo Snow Club adventures, tickets, transportation and accommodation.

Minakami Adventures

Jump one of the fun outdoor tours such as white water rafting, canyoning, bungy jumping, downhill MTB, hydrospeed, and paragliding. The companies below can arrange tours and packages that include Summer Splash tickets. All inclusive bus tours also available.  



Also check out the Snow Splash & Summer Splash page on Facebook!


You can also come up on your own and stay at one of the local places to stay below. If you are coming up to Summer Splash on your own and want to book accommodation yourself, visit our Minakami accommodation list page for information on places to stay in the area. Book early!

If you are interested in camping at Summer Splash, there are a limited amount of camping spots available outside Canyons. There is also a campground a 20-minute walk from Canyons available for 1000 yen per tent site. Toilets and other facilities and mean views of Tanigawa! Contact Canyons at info@canyons.jp for bookings.If you are interested in reserving one of these spots.

Access to Canyons Alpine Lodge

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Past Summer Splash-ing!


Photos by Lou Deikin and Shoko Kurihara