Image from the official website
The Higanbana (Red Spider Lily) Festival starts early September in Gongendo Park in Satte
. The Higanbanas are quite famous there as are the cherry blossoms and rape flowers in Spring. There are over 3 MILLION red spider lilies in Gongendo Park, Satte.
There is a little shop there and benches you can picnic at. There is also a tourist information area. They have a playground in the park.
Higanbana Festival Access:
10 minute drive from the Satte Interchange on Ken-O expressway. 20 minutes from the Kuki Interchange of the Tohoku Expressway. Free parking available from 8.30 am to 7 pm this month and to 5 pm from October.
Only 45 minutes from Kita-Senju Station or an hour from Asakusa Station in Tokyo. You need to take a shuttle bus from Satte station. It costs 180 yen one way.
Another famous Higanbana / Red Spider Lily festival in Saitama-
Kinchakuda Red Spider Lily festival