You are now in the events section of insaitama.com.  The events section is a way to quickly and easily share upcoming events in Saitama .  Please see the grey “details box” at the bottom of each individual event for dates, hours, prices, location and links. Where possible, I have either provided more information in the post or linked to further information externally. Thank you for reading.

Loading Events

« All Events

Saitama Sports Festival 2018 | SAITAMA CITY

May 12 @ 10:00 - May 13 @ 18:00

Saitama Sports Festival

Saitama Sports Festival

Saitama Sports Festival

From the Official site.

This is one of the best sporting events for children of school going age in the Saitama area. And it is so popular that they even have a countdown ticker on the official website!

You can try a number of different sports on the same day as well as enjoy the company of some mascots! This year the sports will include basketball, tennis, soccer, shooting (beam rifle), slackline, karate, bouldering and badminton, among others. There will be some professionals and enthusiasts on site to help kids pick up some tips for some of the sports. A lot of the sports are free to try, there are just a couple you have to pay for.

The Loud Park bouldering, sponsored by Nikken Lease, is one of the really popular free events available annually. They have courses for beginners and intermediate climbers. They also have another stand called Viva La Rock, but they charge for this one as the walls are more challenging. They are charging 500 yen per person.

The 3rd annual Saitama International Marathon will be held on the same day in conjunction with this hugely popular event.

Access Saitama Sports Festival

Minutes walk from East JR Saitama Shintoshin station on the Takasaki Line, Keihin Tohoku and Utsunomiya Lines.  Parking is available, but limited. It costs 400 yen per hour between 7 am and midnight. You can leave your car over night, but you can’t access your car out of official hours. It costs 100 yen between midnight and 7 am.

All images from the official site: 
https://www.saitama-arena.co.jp/event/sportsfestival2018/

You can check out all their events in the link in the details (grey) box below.

For more events in Saitama please see the main Saitama Events Calendar.

First published May 2017, republished March 2018

You might also like

© Lynda Hogan and Saitama With Kids, 2008-2018. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Lynda Hogan and Saitama With Kids with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Unless stated otherwise, all thoughts, opinions and images on this blog are my own. I do not receive any remuneration, discounts or rewards, acknowledgement or gratification, from any of the locations mentioned on this blog. I share the information in the hope it is useful or beneficial to others. Please share so that others might find it useful too. Thank you.

Details

Start:
May 12 @ 10:00
End:
May 13 @ 18:00
Event Categories:
,
Event Tags:
, ,
Website:
https://www.saitama-arena.co.jp/event/sportsfestival2018/

Venue

Saitama Super Arena
8 Shintoshin, Chuo Ku
saitama, saitama 330-9111 Japan
+ Google Map

Comments are always appreciated...