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International Fureai Fair at Urawa Station | URAWA

The International Fureai Fair is held around the Urawa Station area. There are lots of stalls in the area. Some will sell food and drink. There are lots of live performances from around the world too. Some of the performances include international dance performances. For example, you can enjoy Bollywood Dance from India, Belly Dance, African Dance and Samba too. International […]

Taishou Period Festival | URAWA

The Taishou period was between 1912 and 1926. Yono in Urawa Ward have been hosting this event for the last 26 years. Participants of this time slip festival dress up in period costumes and parade down the street in front of the West side of the station. There are about 100 stalls/booths selling festival food, drink and games. If there is rain on […]

Saitama Hall Family Classic “Kingdom of Orchestra” | URAWA

In celebration of the renewal of Saitama Hall, this year the 43rd Japanese Philharmonic Summer Holidays concert will be held in Urawa, as well as other locations in the Kanto area. The concert is on for 2 hours with an intermission. The Saitama Arts Foundation offer a nursery service for children over two years old during the concert. Please note […]

Round up of Halloween Events 2016 | SAITAMA

Halloween Events Saitama – Each year the number and quality of Halloween events is improving in the Saitama area. We’ve a way to go before we get to the level of Chiba or Kanagawa, but there is enough in the area for the kids to enjoy. **Halloween kicks off in Saitama on October 1st.** Daily From October 1st~31st ①Happy Halloween 2016 【Saitama […]

Numakage Park

Summer Outdoor Pool, Numakage Park | URAWA

One of the earliest parks to open their outdoor pools for the summer season is Numakage Park in Urawa, Saitama. Information adapted from Saitama with Kids facebook page (with permission): The outdoor pools in NUMAKAGE PARK have been opening for weekends since July 2nd. They will open daily from this Saturday the 16th of July. Hours: July 2nd to August 15th: 9am […]

Summer Festivals in Saitama July 14th – 20th 2016

What an absolutely fabulous selection of festivals on offer the first weekend of the summer school holidays. There is something for everyone in Saitama the weekend of July 16th to 20th. From the very traditional, history rich Japanese festivals, to a taste of Brazil in a Summer Carnival. From family friendly children processions to beer garden alcohol laden adult friendly festivals!  The […]

Summer Festivals in Saitama July 17th – 20th 2015

What an absolutely fabulous hotchpotch of festivals on offer this weekend. There is something for everyone in Saitama this weekend. From the very traditional, history rich Japanese festivals, to a taste of Brazil in a Summer Carnival. From family friendly children processions to beer garden alcohol laden adult friendly festivals!  The choice is as extensive as it is diverse. Below […]

Saitama Municipal Youth Astronomical Museum | URAWA

Saitama Space Museum – It’s spring break in Japan.  It is also end of school year.  Traffic tends to increase and queues lengthen, but there are still some hidden gems that evade the chaos. Saitama’s space museum, or officially the Saitama Municipal Youth Astronomical Museum, is one such place. ★Free entry for parents and children ★Parking is free ★Rainy day […]