Halloween Seibuen – Last year Seibuen changed how they celebrate Halloween, regrettably by reducing the number of events. However, the line up for this year, 2019, looks quite good. They haven’t brought back the popular “Halloween Night Party”, but they have planned lots of pure Halloween fun for the kids.
Keyaki Hiroba Illumination – Saitama Shintoshin’s Keyaki Hiroba’s annual winter illumination will start on November 9th 2019 and will run until Valentine’s Day 2020. The lighting ceremony will be on November 9th from 6 pm with guest star Mr Wada from the Triceratops. This year the theme is similar to
Halloween Afternoon Tea – Two of my favorite things combined: Halloween and Afternoon Tea! Trick-or-Treat yourself to Halloween Afternoon Tea or a Halloween Dessert Buffet in Saitama’s capital city. All images from Shikitei restaurant and cafes official website. Shikitei cafe in Kita Ward (Saitama City) are hosting a Witch’s Afternoon
Rice Field Art, Ancient Lotus, Cherry Blossoms, Observation Tower, Nature Hall, Winter Illumination and Park (with small playground) at Kodai Hasu no Sato in Gyoda The city of Gyoda was virtually unknown to foreign tourists just a decade ago. It wasn’t particularly popular among Japanese tourists either, until a number
The plumed cockscomb, also known as Celosia, (Keito in Japanese) are a relatively recent addition to Shinrin Park. In the inaugural year they had about 50,000, but now there are approximately 500,000. So many events are cancelled this year, 2020, on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. However, this event and
In Japan everywhere has to be famous for something right? About 90 years ago, Kitamoto decided tomatoes were up for grabs and duly picked that as their something to be famous for. And what better way to celebrate your city’s famed product that a festival. Cue Kitamoto’s annual tomato festival