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Cosmos Festival in 2019 | KONOSU
October 26, 2019 @ 09:00 - October 27, 2019 @ 16:00Free
Cosmos Festival in Konosu
Today, October 8th 2019, Konosu city hall confirmed the dates of the 2019 Cosmos Festival in Konosu as Saturday October 26th and Sunday October 27th.
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. It is during this period that you are allowed walk on the water pipe bridge (weather permitting) between the hours of 9.30 am and 3 pm. This is a free event.
The festival includes stage events, a farmers market, festival stalls and a flea market.
Apart from the featured image, Images are from the official website .
Address: 636-1 Myoyo, Konosu, Saitama
Konosu Cosmos Festival Access
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）.
11 kilometres from the Higashimatsuyama Interchange of the Kanetsu Expressway.
Map in the grey details box at the bottom of the post.
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:
There are lots of other things to do in Konosu with kids. Here’s a sample:
- Railway Carriage Restaurant Mustard Seed
- Cosmos fields near the Kumagaya RWC Stadium
- Gallery Cafe Stork | KONOSU
- Kounosu Poppy Festival – largest in Japan
- Konosu Central Library and Nescafe Cafe
- Preschooler play area Kids Park in Elumi | KOUNOSU
- Kamiya Park Tokyo 2020 Skateboarding | KONOSU
- Annual Kõnosu Fireworks | KONOSU
- Konosu Bikkuri Hina Matsuri / Surprising Doll Festival
- Disaster Training: An earthquake, a typhoon and a fire all in one day…| KOUNOSU
This is an annual event that has appeared on the blog section over the years, it moved to the events section in 2016.
Events by their very nature are tentative. Please do check with the official sources for any last minute changes due to weather or other mitigating factors.