The Tatara festival is the largest annual festival in Kawaguchi with over 160 stalls and approximately 150,000 people attending. In 2019 three major changes were made to the festival. They are outlined below. At the time of announcing the 2019 changes, the organizers stated there will be no Tatara Festival
Sayama City Irumagawa Tanabata Festival and Fireworks Listed in the top 3 Tanabata (Star) festivals for the whole of Kanto, the Sayama City Irumagawa Tanabata two day festival draws approximately 130,000 people annually. The festival is always celebrated on the first weekend of August. However, in 2020 the festival did
For the second year in a row the Kamifukuoka Tanabata Festival has been cancelled due to the pandemic. Normally, this festival attracts over 150,000 participants annually. It is held on the first weekend of August. They display tanabata (Star Festival) streamers in the area around the station during the festival.
Saikasai – Asaka City Festival. This festival is usually held annually on the first Sunday of August and the preceding Saturday and Friday. However, in 2020 it was scheduled for October due to the Olympics. But it was subsequently completely cancelled on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. This year, 2021,
Fireflies Chichibu Muse Park, Ogano Town, Chichibu District, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. Fireflies Chichibu The firefly viewing event in Chichibu Muse Park is very popular, attracting people from near and far. Moreover, it is a free event. It is held annually on a date in either late June or early July.
After visiting Kid’s US Land in Higashimatsuyama (which regretably closed in 2018), I was keen to try out the other branches of the Kids US Land to see how they compare. On the Internet it looked like the branch in Kamifukuoka (Fujimino) was particularly large. A trip there this morning confirmed