Yabusame is the military art of discharging an arrow at a target while riding on a running horse. Each year in both Autumn and Spring Moroyama town celebrates this ancient military art form. However, in 2020 the Autumn Yabusame was cancelled on account of the Coronavirus. Moroyama is the onlyRead More →

The 8th annual Sai No Kuni Cake show in Sonic City in Omiya, Saitama. From 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday the 1st of June and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday the 2nd of June. Several bakers and patisseries participate in this annual cake show. YouRead More →

Australia Fair at the Saitama Children's zoo. Saitama with kids

Australia Fair at the Children’S Animal Nature Park in Saitama, most commonly called the Saitama Children’s Zoo. Australia fair The Australian animal fair is being held on Saturday May 25th and Sunday May 26th between the hours of 10.30 am and 4 pm. The event space is close to theRead More →

rugby festival 2019 saitama rugby world cup

On Sunday June 2nd the annual rugby festival is on in the Kumagaya Sports and Culture Park. It will take place from 10 am to 4 pm. It is presented by the Saitama Institute Rugby Football Union and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games/Rugby World Cup 2019 Saitama Prefecture Promotion Committee. WithRead More →

poppy picking shinrin park saitama with kids things to do in saitama in may

Poppy picking event in Musashi Kyuryo National Government park. Or Shinrin Park as it is most commonly called. They specify that they are charley poppies. If you’ve been in Japan any length of time, you probably already know that picking flowers in Japan is a big no no. And toRead More →

rugby world cup pop up museum

There is a rugby world cup pop up museum travelling around Saitama during the month of May. The museum will visit several different locations in Saitama prefecture during the period. It is just a small pop up displaying the world cup uniforms, some photo props and informational exhibits, including aRead More →