There’s something new coming to Myoko Kogen this autumn. The first Myoko Mountain Music Festival will take place on Oct. 3-4, 2020. Discover Japanese musicians and DJs including Rankin Taxi, Caribbean Dandy and The Tokyo Locals at this two-day event held at the foot of Ikenotaira Ski Resort. There will also be yoga and craft workshops, beer and food stands supported by local eateries and live art. A two-day pass is ¥8,000 per adult and free for children under 12.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, festival staff will be wearing masks, providing disinfectants and checking participants’ temperatures. Participants are required to wear masks and social distance.
Getting to Myoko
The easiest way to get here is to take the shinkansen bullet train to Nagano Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line (around 90 minutes) then take the local train from Nagano Station to Myoko Kogen Station on the Shinano Tetsudo Kita-Shinano line (44 minutes). There will be a free shuttle bus service between Myoko Kogen Station to Ikenotaira Ski Resort.