Your Guide to Fuji Rock Stages
- July 12, 2022 ● Essentials, Experiences
With the official timetable out we can finally plan our dream Fuji Rock schedules! Whether you are a returnee or a first timer, here’s a run down of all of the stages at the festival. Let’s talk about what you need to know, what facilities there are and what to expect from all of the different stages Fuji Rock has to offer!
Festival Fashion: How to Dress for Fuji Rock
- August 18, 2021 ● Essentials, Experiences, From Fujirockers.org
Hey there, Nina here reporting on Fuji Rock’s fashion trends. READ MORE
Looking Like a Chilly Weekend! A Few Tips to Stay Warm and Dry
- August 17, 2021 ● Essentials
The first day of the festival is right around the corner, and the forecast is looking fairly frosty!
Prophylactic Measures – To Keep Everyone Safe
- August 1, 2021 ● Essentials, From Fujirockers.org
We gather this year to protect and conserve a legacy that we built together; a movement of aficionados gathering from far and wide, each year. And, just as important as gathering is to the protection of our “culture,” security measures are put in place, to make sure all see next year. Anyone disregarding public safety may be asked to leave, or may be refused entry. READ MORE
Free Your Hands to Party Harder
- May 27, 2019 ● Essentials, From Fujirockers.org
World travellers often have epic stories of hauling heavy luggage through brutal (see: stupid) situations. They make for funny anecdotes but, once we’ve collected a few notches on our shins, most of us would rather find a better way. Enter the good people at Luggage-Free Travel. Masterminded by people who care about your happiness, Luggage-Free Travel allows globe trotters to drop off their luggage at three locations in Narita airport (or one in Haneda Airport) to be delivered to your choice of seven hotels in Naeba; making your voyage more relaxing, and fulfilling.* ** ***
Oft-Overlooked Camping Items
- May 6, 2019 ● Essentials
Camping at Fuji Rock is an experience not to be missed. Here are some items that will help you make the most of it.
It Always Rains At Fuji Rock
- April 28, 2019 ● Essentials
It always rains. Even gorgeous sunny weekends in Naeba can see an hour or two of intense downpours, and this may well happen during that set you by your favorite band you are absolutely not willing to miss. Don’t let it ruin your day or weekend. As a group, Fujirockers pride themselves on rain preparedness, a culture which interestingly has its roots in the very first Fuji Rock, which was hit by a typhoon and left thousands drenched and many in danger of hypothermia (read an interesting account of that first year here). Festival goers have been prepared for rain ever since. To stay dry and comfortable, let’s break it down into three types of clothing to think about: footwear, hats and keeping your body dry. READ MORE
Naeba Town Local Hot Spring, Yukisasa-no-Yu
- April 19, 2019 ● Essentials
While obviously most of the action at Fujirock goes down within the festival gates, or just outside them, there are a few amenities that the usually sleepy Naeba town can offer during your festival experience. Home to a large selection of traditional inns, hotels, and souvineer shops, this little town is worth a stroll down the main drag at the least. We have covered these amenities in previous years but here is a bit of current information on one of the local facilities within reach of the festival.
If you find yourself in need of the following; Avoiding the long lines at the campground showers in favor of a much more relaxing dip in a hot spring, Naeba town has you covered.
Beat the Heat at Fuji Rock
- July 25, 2018 ● Essentials, From Fujirockers.org
To say that recent temperatures have been unseasonably high in Japan is a bit of an understatement. For a country with typically hot and humid summers, this year’s has been especially brutal. But don’t let that get in the way of having a great time at Fuji Rock! With the big event starting in mere moments, here are some little tips to beat the heat while you rock the fest.
Fujirockers chat to Albert Kuwano of AQ Bevolution!
- July 18, 2018 ● Essentials, Experiences, Food, Interviews
Starting last year, with the addition of Craft Beer Market at Fuji Rock, bringing along 4 booths of the country’s top brewers and importers, (concurrently offering a total of around 20 different craft beers at one time) the standard for quality beer at the festival was substantially raised. This was great news for beer fans all throughout Naeba. READ MORE