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Saitama Strawberry Picking Season | VARIOUS LOCATIONS
January 15, 2019 @ 10:00 – April 4, 2019 @ 16:30
Saitama Strawberry Picking Season 2019
Saitama Strawberry picking season starts as early as mid-December in parts of Kanto, but it is not until the end of January that all the strawberry picking farms are open daily. This year, the 2019 season is opening a little later than the last two years, but the majority of strawberry farms will start opening for picking from about January 15th.
The system of strawberry farms in Saitama is usually a fixed price for a half of hour of picking and all-you-can-eat (as you pick, you pay extra to bring strawberries home). Some farms do not have a time restriction, but generally those farms are more expensive. The prices per farm differ greatly, some start as cheap as 500 yen for children, but adult costs are usually around 1,500 yen. As the weather warms, it is not unusual for the farms to reflect this in their charges and lower the price in April or May. Most farms do not charge for children two years old and under. Parking is typically free. If you do want to bring the strawberries you picked home, they will charge by the weight of the strawberries you picked.
Below is a selection of farms where you can enjoy strawberry picking in Saitama (it is not exhaustive). Each farm listed is linked to a website with further information. However, the information on the websites is only available in Japanese unless otherwise stated. I have not quoted prices below, as they can often change. Please see the individual farm website for price information. Roman numerals are used so even if you do not read Japanese you can see the prices.
If you would like more information in English on a particular farm, please ask in the comments and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Also, please feel free to add your own recommendations in the comment area.
SEASON: Mid December to Mid May
🍓They have a 100 yen discount QR code on their website
—— Strawberry Picking in Saitama ——
☆Roadside Station Ichigo no sato （駅の道いちごの里）
SEASON: January to May
🍓Information in English including three other strawberry picking farms in Yoshimi: Strawberry Picking in Yoshimi, Saitama
—— Picking strawberries in Saitama ——
Moroyama (beside Hiki District)
Details on this blog:
☆Okiune Farm （おきうね農園）
SEASON: from 14th December
—— Saitama Strawberry Picking ——
☆Yokoze Town Tourism (横瀬町観光）
SEASON: from January
🍓The linked website above provides names and numbers of 10 strawberry picking farms in the areas of Yokoze and Ashigakubo
—— Places to pick strawberries in Saitama ——
☆Chichibu Fruits Farm
SEASON: from 18th January
Saitama City Area
☆Iwatsuki Strawberry Picking Tourist Farm (岩槻いちご狩り観光農園）
SEASON: Mid March to May
—— Where you can pick strawberries in Saitama ——
☆Fukai Farm （深井農園）
SEASON: End of December to Mid May
Saitama City Area
☆Sayama Berryland （狭山ベリーランド）
SEASON: Mid December to end of May
Gyoda Area Area
☆Berry’s farm Hasegawa （ベリーズファームはせがわ）
SEASON: Start of January to end of June
Pick up: Sakado
Our personal favourite place to pick strawberries in Saitama with kids: