Shiki Summer Festival

Shiki Summer Festival – The city of Shiki host a number of festivals during the month of July every year. They are collectively known as Shiki Summer Festival, with a 100+ year history. The weekend after the July public holiday each year is the main event that attracts hundreds ofRead More →

Summer Festivals Shiki – Day 2 and 3 at Shiki Hikawa Shrine. The city of Shiki host a number of festivals during the month of July every year. They are collectively known as Shiki Summer Festival, with a 100 plus year history. The weekend after the July public holiday eachRead More →

Summer Festival Shiki – Day 1 of the Shiki Summer Festival. The city of Shiki host a number of festivals during the month of July every year. They are collectively known as Shiki Summer Festival, with a 100 plus year history. The weekend after the July public holiday each yearRead More →

Yorii Summer Festival

Yorii Summer Festival, not to be confused with the much larger Tamayodo Suitenguusai Fireworks and Festival in August, is a mikoshi (portable shrine) festival. It attracts about 5000 local spectators. It is held annually in July. Generally it is held on the second Saturday and Sunday of the month. LikeRead More →

Numakage Park

One of the earliest parks to open their outdoor pools for the summer season is Numakage Park in Urawa, Saitama. Numakage park also has an all year round indoor pool. For the first two weekends of July and the last week of August please note the pools are only openRead More →

saitama water park saitama pools summer

Saitama Water Park Summer Pools in Ageo usually open in the middle of July to early September. However, in 2020, like most other seasonal outdoor pools and aqua parks, the Saitama Water park summer pools will not be open to the public. However, If you are looking to enjoy an outdoorRead More →

Fujimi Garden Beach

Fujimi Garden Beach pools have been around longer than most of the prefectural summer pools (such as Kawagoe summer pools). They were refurbished and celebrated a “renewal open” 8 years ago. In 2020 the pools were scheduled to open from July 11th to August 31st, however due to the CoronavirusRead More →

Hanasaki summer pools

Hanasaki Summer Pools at Kazo Hanasaki Park. The pools will not open to the public in 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Furthermore, several of the other facilities such as bike rental and barbecue are currently closed too. They maybe available at a later date, but the pools will notRead More →

Shirakobato Summer Pools

Update: The park has subsequently announced that they will not open the pools this year. Tentative information for the 2020 pool season at Shirakobato Summer Pools in Koshigaya. Please note that due to the Coronavirus outbreak there is a possibility that the summer pools will not be available this year.Read More →

The “Benibana” Safflower Festival of Okegawa for 2020 was scheduled for Saturday June 20th and Sunday June 21st. The festival takes place between 9.30 am to 4 pm on both days. However, due to the COVID-19 causing Coronavirus, the event has been cancelled.  Official cancellation notification. 2019 Event Information 【べに花まつり】べに花の郷・桶川市で来週16、17日に「べに花まつり」が開かれます。べに花染め体験や切り絵体験、べに花まんじゅうなどのグルメも!見頃は来週から。まつりの日以外もべに花畑を楽しむことができます^0^https://t.co/uikLAN8FV0Read More →