If you plan to visit Japan during mid-year, make sure to check whether the Fuji Rock Festival is in place during that time. One of the biggest festivals in Japan with a combination of many wonderful events and lot of party fun, the Fuji Rock Festival will have a line-up of performances that will amaze you. People from all around the world visit the site to enjoy the 3 day event that is held annually. The Pyramid Garden at the festival is a good way for families to find a relaxing space to hangout. For those who like an event to be cleanly without been messed up much, the Fuji Rock Festival is aimed to be the cleanest festival in the world. Annually more than 100,000 people are said to visit this event.
The Fuji Rock Festival is promoted by Smash Corporation Ltd, which is a rock concert planning company in Japan. The event was first organized at the foot of the Fuji mountain, hence the name of the festival. The festival has been ongoing since 1997 to the present for almost a period of two decades.
Fuji Rock Festival 2016
Fuji Rock Festival will held this year on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of July at Naeba Ski Resort in Yuzawa town. The event will be lightened up with acts by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beck, Battles, Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals, Explosions in the Sky, The Heavy and Love, Special Sauce and many more similar performances. Participants can lodge in the nearby campsite and have a good experience closest to the festival. This festival will get you closer to nature as well entangled with music.
The early bird discount tickets for 1 day are priced at 17000 Yen (150 USD). However the 3 day ticket pass will be about 350 USD which is worth the money for full 3 days. Advanced tickets are priced at 18000 Yen (160 USD) while the general tickets will be priced at 19000 Yen (170 USD). You need to get a campsite ticket if you plan to spend the night there which is priced at 3000 Yen (28 USD). You can get a Moon Caravan Ticket if you plan to use the auto camp facility site to park your vehicle.
The Fuji Rock Festival goes under the meaning of looking after yourself and others while respecting nature. This event is a worthy event to attend if you plan to visit Japan and you will get to enjoy the lovely music in the midst of nature.