Tag: halloween in japan

Halloween 2016 Event Round Up | CHIBA

GET READY!! Halloween is just around the corner and like last year insaitama.com will bring you a complete round up of all Halloween events in the KANTO area. For now, to get you in the mood and excited for Halloween, here are some of the events already planned for Halloween 2016 in Chiba. CHIBA Halloween at the Disney Resort Would you […]

Halloween costume contest with prizes, in Kitamoto

The Kitamoto Higashi Chuo Stores and Commerce and industry associations bring you an Halloween costume contest with a top prize worth winning; 2 tickets to a theme park in Uruyasu (Disney I would guess). The runner up prize is equally tantalising; a 10,000 yen voucher for JTB. Contest entry is free, but limited to the 1st one hundred entries. Apart from […]

Shinrin Park Night illumination | NAMEGAWA

Shinrin Park Night Illumination – Every year, Shinrin park in Namegawa Town, Saitama, offer night illumination in the central gate area of the park. They are one of the first to start their night illumination. They have three different displays: Halloween Night, Autumn Leaves and “Starlight” Winter Illumination. Shinrin Park Night Illumination: Halloween Night in the Forest We enjoy this […]

Halloween Festival with Gourmet Fair, Guts Saitama 2015

Gattsu Saitama 2017 information here: http://insaitama.com/event/halloween-festival-at-gattsu-gourmet-fair-saitama/ Halloween information is now in the Events section: http://insaitama.com/events/category/halloween/ 2015 On the 17th of October there is a Halloween Festival and Gourmet Fair being held in the Saitama Super Arena from 10am to 9pm. There are special events including a fancy dress competition. You need to be in full costume  to enter the competition, just […]

Halloween Event in Ageo this weekend

A new Halloween event in Ageo. The Ageo mascots Ari-kun and Rio-chan will dress up in costume and put on an Halloween performance. Come in fancy dress and parade with them. There are three parades on the day; midday, 2pm and 4pm. Ario events tend to draw crowds, so arrive early to avoid disappoint. The gathering point is at the […]

Kanto Area Halloween 2015 Event Round Up

When I first came to Japan in 2000, the only place we could find that celebrated Halloween, was Tokyo Disney Resort. It turns out that there was a parade in Harajuku – Omotesando, but we didn’t know about it! You can find out more about that parade, the longest running one in Japan with a 33 year history, in this article. […]

Paper plate spider trick or treat bags

Yeah, it’s October 1st, I’m finally allowed talk about Halloween without getting eye rolls and or verbal abuse. I took our Halloween box out of storage a few weeks ago and the kids have been enjoying Halloween books, activities and DVDs. Last week we did some Autumn and Halloween origami paper craft to ease them into Halloween crafting. This week […]

September Scarecrow Showcase

Every year in September we enjoy a Scarecrow display on a route we often take, on national road 254. This year, the “September scarecrows” were actually put out in August. During the last week in August the weather, became uncharacteristically cool and Autumn was declared. I guess that is why the scarecrows went up early this year. In previous years, […]

Halloween winding down in Japan

You can currently see plenty of halloween displays, food and goods for sale all over Japan, often in the least expected places, but the peak of Halloween is almost over. Halloween goods are sold as early as the end of August in Japan, but they also come off the shelves earlier than expected.  You can already see Halloween goods being discounted in some […]