Sapporo Autumn Fest

Sapporo Autumn Fest showcases the richness of food production around Hokkaido and its capital city Sapporo.
Hokkaido's four distinct seasons of the year enrich its vast land and ocean. The snow accumulated on the land during winter turns into fresh and clear water in spring, which is essential to all kinds of crop to grow in the summertime. Autumn is the harvest season, and Sapporo Autumn Fest brings us the best opportunity to enjoy and appreciate the benefit from nature.
The five sites along the Odori Park strip bring you to the food world of Hokkaido.
Sapporo Autumn Fest is not an event of just eating, drinking or buying food. Through those opportunities, you will get to know more about the food in Hokkaido and the people involved in it: both your appetite and your heart will be fulfilled.

Get embraced with the autumn harvest from all over Hokkaido.
Delight the palate and make long-lasting memories.
It is only possible in this time of the year at Sapporo Autumn Fest!


4-chome site

4-chome site

The first place to begin your exploration of Sapporo Autumn Fest is here. Get the information of each of the five sites.
This site itself provides fresh vegetables harvested in and near Sapporo, pottery works, flowers etc. Come back to the 4-chome site when you take off Odori Park. We will tell you how to enjoy the food and drink at other places off the sites, such as Susukino and Maruyama.


5-chome site

5-chome site

What are the local dishes of Hokkaido? Ramen? Yes, it’s one of them! A variety of ramen noodles are gathered from various places around Hokkaido. Different kinds of soup that take tons of hours to make, different toppings of tasty seafood, vegetables and roast pork, and different shape of strings and texture of noodles. Try all kinds of ramen at this Autumn Fest site. You will realize that ramen has more than we can think of with that one word.
Ramen is not the only kind of local dishes. Many places around Hokkaido, the largest prefecture of Japan, have their own dishes, using the ingredients special to each place. You will know more about those places not by traveling around the island but through tasting them at Sapporo Autumn Fest.


6-chome site

6-chome site

This site features the food culture of Sapporo, the 5th largest city in Japan with over 190 million people. Thanks to the large population, the demand for food quality is very high in Sapporo, thus making the food culture of the city very competitive, unique and creative. You realize it when you visit Sapporo Tapas at this site, a tapas bar serving wine from around the world and the exquisite small dishes that goes well with your drink.
In addition to the tapas bar, many restaurants in the city bring you high quality dishes to satisfy your appetite.
You want some music to your food and wine? There you go, we knew it! Enjoy the performances by local artists on the stage here as well.


7-chome site

7-chome site

Hokkaido is one of the best environments in Japan to produce good alcohol beverages. The fresh water from the mountains in spring makes good sake, the vast rich land yields fruit, rice and vegetables in autumn and they turn into good wine, sake and shochu, the Japanese distilled alcohol beverage.
The Japanese always like drinking together with tasty dishes. Specialists are here to tell you how to enjoy each kind of drinks and the dishes made of the ingredients produced in Hokkaido.
All made in Hokkaido! There are no other bars that hold this much of Hokkaido. How would you be able to miss this opportunity?


8-chome site

8-chome site

Hokkaido’s vast landscape and long coastline give us a variety of agricultural products and seafood, and this site is the huge, lively food market featuring it. There are as many as 180 municipalities in Hokkaido, and more than half of them come all the way to Sapporo Autumn Fest to serve you with their local products.
The fresh seafood is cooked as soon as they are caught and brought to the site, and you can eat it right away. The fresh agricultural products including dairy products are sold directly by the producers, making the prices very reasonable. You will feel the confidence, passion and pride of the producers in this market. This kind of experience is not possible at a regular grocery store or at a restaurant.
Just being in this market, you will love the entire Hokkaido!

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「Sapporo,Blessed by Snow - Sapporo Sightseeing Guide」


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