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Omiya Halloween Festival | OMIYA

October 27 @ 11:00 - 18:00

Free
Omiya Halloween Festival

Omiya Halloween Festival

 What started out as a 100 participant parade in 2014 has grown exponentially with an estimated 1000 parade participants in 2016, and around 5000 spectators in 2017.

🎃Omiya Halloween Festival is now the largest Halloween Celebration in North kanto. 🎃

They have not yet updated the official website, but did announce on Instagram that the 2019 Omiya Halloween Fes will be held on Sunday October 27th 2019. 

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Where is the best place to celebrate Halloween in Saitama?

I can’t say if its the best for sure, but the biggest Halloween event for families is the Omiya Halloween Festival, which is the largest Halloween event in Northern Kanto.

SIPH Entertainment Japan and Rakuun bring you a day of ghostly fun and ghoulish entertainment!!  The detailed programme for 2019 has not yet been released (August 2019), but this is the line up from 2017 and 2018. It will be updated if the 2019 line up has been changed. 

Omiya Halloween Festival Line-up

11:00-18:00 Halloween Sponsor Area

12:00~ Halloween Parade

12.45~ Halloween Dance Party

13:00~ Omiya Mascots available for photos

14:00~ Halloween Parade

14:45~ Halloween Dance Party

15:00~ Omiya Mascots available for photos

16:00~ Halloween Public Viewing of Ardija Football Club

First up, the 500 metre parade starts around Rakuun which is literally a minute’s walk from Omiya Station’s east exit (Starbucks) rotary. Next, the dance party which is also outside Rakuun. Apart from the parade and dance party particpants can enjoy performances and other entertainment planned for the day. Participants can use one of five Halloween photo spots available from 11 am to 6 pm on the day of the festival. The Halloween sponsor area is available during this time, with booths and treats from the Halloween party sponsors.

Image from the official website

It is recommended, but not essential, that you come in costume. Please note that if there is heavy rain the event maybe cancelled, but it will go ahead in the event of light rain. They will put a notification on their website (the event URL in the grey details box below) by 9 am the morning of the event if it is to be cancelled. **All media from the official site**

Other Halloween Events in Saitama that weekend:

Halloween Night in the Forest   

Others to come – on August 29th 2019 at the time at writing this post, Shinrin Park was the only other place with a confirmed Halloween event for that weekend. 

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Details

Date:
October 27
Time:
11:00 - 18:00
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://omiya-halloween.com/#home

Organizers

Omiya Halloween Festival Committee
SIPH

Venue

Rakuun
1 Chome-60 Miyacho, Omiya Ward
Saitama, Saitama 330-0802 Japan
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Phone:
048-640-2811
Website:
rakuun.net

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