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Cosmos Festival (updated) | KONOSU

October 21, 2017 @ 09:00 - October 22, 2017 @ 16:00

Cosmos Festival in Konosu

Cosmos Festival Konosu from the official website

Image from the official site

**10/20 The official website has updated to say there are some changes to the schedule due to the continuous rain. Please check the official site for the most up-to-date information**

Each year to mark the blooming of 12,000,000 cosmos in the Arawaka riverbed area of Konosu City there is a 2 day festival near the flower fields.  The festival includes stage events, a farmers market, festival stalls and a flea market.

Cosmos Festival Konosu view from Japan's longest water pipe tunnel

Image from the official site

**You can walk atop Japan’s longest water pipe bridge for a bird’s eye view of the millions of cosmos  CANCELLED ON THE 20TH DUE TO WEATHER

URL: (updated 10.18. Apologies for the dead link):  http://www.city.kounosu.saitama.jp/i/kanko/event/1505351423810.html  

Address: 636-1 Myoyo, Konosu, Saitama

Access:

Public Transport:
5 minute bus ride on “Flower Bus” (フラワーバス)from JR Takasaki Line Fukiage station (JR高崎線吹上駅)
toward Kita Kounosu (北鴻巣行き), alight at Cosmos Arena Fukiage (コスモスアリーナふきあげ).

Car:
11 kilometres from the Higashimatsuyama Interchange of the Kanetsu Expressway.

 

Konosu Events

Konosu has a lot of famous events on over the year as well as some other low key ones. Among their annual famous events are the Guinness World Record holding Konosu Fireworks and Japan’s tallest Hina (Doll) display:

Konosu Fireworks

Hina Display

There are lots of other things to do in Konosu with kids. Here’s a sample:

 

This is an annual event that has appeared on the blog section over the years, it moved to the events section in 2016.

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Details

Start:
October 21, 2017 @ 09:00
End:
October 22, 2017 @ 16:00
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Website:
http://www.city.kounosu.saitama.jp/kanko/event/1505351423810.html

Venue

Cosmos Arena Fukiage
636-1 Myōyō
Kōnosu, Saitama 369-0135 Japan
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Phone:
048-548-3112
Website:
http://www.saispo.jp/fukiage/modules/contents/index.php?content_id=3

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