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Plum Blossom Festival in Omiya Dai Ni Park | SAITAMA CITY
February 22 @ 10:00 - March 16 @ 17:00Free
Omiya Plum Blossoms – The 36th annual plum blossom festival will be held in Omiya Dai Ni Park from the 22rd of February to the 16th of March from 10 am to 5 pm. There are approximately 500 trees of 40 different varieties.
The 2020 flyer and exact details are not ready yet, only the dates. I will update when they become available. Here is the information from 2019:
On the weekends during the period they will have different events such as music and the tea ceremony.
Omiya Plum Blossoms Access
Omiya Dai Ni park is an extension of the better known Omiya Park. Both are accessed from Omiyakoen station. There is parking at the Dai Ni park.
More information on Omiya Park:
See the grey details box for map and event URL. Please note that on March 17th, the last day of the Omiya Plum Blossom festival, the park will close at the earlier time of 3 pm.
Another famous plum blossom event in Saitama takes place in Ogose annually. That event has a mini steam locomotive for children on the weekends:
Shinrin Park is not as well known for plum blossoms, but the plum blossom grove there is very nice. The park itself has a huge amount of things for families to enjoy.
For more events in Saitama, please see the main event pages.
**Omiya Plum Blossoms 2019**
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.