Category: Okegawa

>60 Privately Run Indoor Play / Fun / Amusement Centers in Saitama

Indoor Play Center Saitama – A list of 65 of the Play / Fun / Amusement Centers (excluding Jidokan community play centers) in the prefecture of Saitama. **I have no affiliation to any of these companies, nor do I receive any reward or benefit for sharing their information. Insaitama.com is a not-for-profit blog. The ads you see on the blog […]

Special Tomica ・ Plarail Event

Benibana Walk in Okegawa have a special 2 day event this weekend that will be a hit with small children. On the ground floor in the centre court they are hosting an “all-you-can-play” (translated from Japanese 遊び放題) Tomica and Plarail play area that is FREE for kids. In conjunction with this fun event, Apita are offering 20% of all Tomica […]

In anticipation

The festival lanterns hang, a promise of beautiful blooms to come. These paper lanterns are a common sight at festivals in Japan. Shiroyama park in Okegawa has hung these lanterns for the cherry blossoms, which are set to bloom any day now. It is a long practiced and much revered tradition to picnic under the cherry blossom trees in Japan.

Great BBQ Spot in Shiroyama Park | OKEGAWA

We’ve been hanging out in Shiroyama park quite a lot recently. Thanks to the Family Walker magazine featuring the new piece of playground equipment (pictured) and suggesting it as a hanami location. We had visited a few times in the past, but it didn’t make an impression. It does now. The timing was convenient, too. The kids have taken turns bringing lurgy into the house; […]

Okegawa Children’s Park | OKEGAWA

February 1st 2013, Okegawa Children’s Park Today’s play-a-day was a new park for us, but I’m guessing Okegawa Children’s Park has been around a long time. The “monster” in the center of the park is a giveaway; it could do with a lick of paint. I don’t think its officially supposed to be a monster, it just looks like one! […]