The 90th Angyo Autumn Bonsai Exhibition and Greenery Festival in Kawaguchi Ryokka Center has been cancelled on account of the Coronavirus. (There are two a year that is why the 2019 information says the 88th). 2019 information The 88th annual Angyo autumn bonsai exhibition will be held in Kawaguchi from
Saitama October – 13 things you can do in Saitama, commutable from Tokyo, in the month of October. This post has been adapted for the unfortunate circumstances in 2020! Fireworks Traditional festivals Winter hanami Halloween events Night Illumination Anime and Manga event Pop up cafe Ski! Camping Hiking Fruit Picking
The Sayama Ski Resort generally have their season opening event on the last Friday of October. But in 2019 they didn’t open because they were doing renovations. Those renovations are finally finished and the ski resort will open for business in 2020 / 2021. However, they are opening at the
Cosmos Festival in Konosu The Cosmos Festival in Konosu normally takes place toward the end of October. However, this year – 2020 – on account of the Coronavirus outbreak the event has been cancelled. Official notification of cancellation here (click). Each year to mark the blooming of 12,000,000 cosmos in the
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 7th 2020 and will run until Valentine’s Day 2020. Opening night ceremony The lighting ceremony will go ahead as normal on the first night of the illumination, this year November 7th. On this night only