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Nabe Grand Prix | WAKO
February 3 @ 10:00 - 15:00Free
Nabe Grand Prix – Every year there is a nabe festival in Wako City. Nabe is a type of winter hotpot. It is a traditional winter dish popular in many households around Japan.
In 2017 Wako City hosted the”All Japan” grand prix. This year it is just the regional version, with Hyogo hosting the “All Japan” festival this year. This year the grand prix will take place on Sunday February 3rd near Wako City Hall from 10 am to 3 pm.
There will be twenty nabe restaurants at the Wako site that will compete to represent Saitama as the best nabe. There is also an “antenna shop” with 28 stalls. And they will have a stage event with taiko drums.
Map, phone and official URL in the details section below.
Nabe Grand Prix ACCESS
The Nabe Grand Prix is held in the grounds of the city hall. It is about a 15 minute walk from Tobu Tojo Line and Yurakucho Line Wakoshi Station south exit.
There is no parking at this event.
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February 3rd is Setsubun in Japan. You can enjoy traditional festivals and bean throwing ceremonies in temples around Japan. In Saitama, the festival in Kazo is particularly famous. It is a full day of celebrations: