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 →

railway town omiya

Railway Town Omiya – Railway Town Omiya hosts 2019 Railway Fair. The festival is held in the JR East Omiya Yard. Omiya is considered a railway town. Not only because of the number of train lines and marshaling and railway yards in the city, but also because of the incredibleRead More →

The 9th annual Misato Ferry Crossing Festival is on Saturday May 11th (weather permitting) from 10 am to 3 pm. It is held at Misato’s emergency wharf on the Edo River, beside Misato No Kaze Hiroba. The event will be cancelled if it is raining. Festival Line Up You canRead More →

The Kawagoe Dream Festa will be on Saturday May 18th from 10 am to 4 pm in the Kawagoe Water (Suijo) Park. The one day festival has a unique line up of attractions and activities as well as live performances and food. Attractions include performances and displays by a virtualRead More →

Midori no mura festival

Midori No Mura Festival – On the last day of Golden Week 2019, on Monday May 6th, Midori No Mura are having their annual spring festival. They will have their koinobori flying for the festival and the preceding weeks. It is a particularly child friendly event. Midori No Mura isRead More →

Free play area tomica plarail Plarail world Peony walk higashimatsuyama

Kawagoe Housing Gallery have a pop up Tomica Plarail play area during Golden Week 2019. It is on between 11 am and 5 pm on public holiday Monday the 29th of April. You need to fill out a small registration form on the day at a dedicated reception tent toRead More →