Cover photo for a post with 20 places you can see illumination in Saitama Prefecture in the winter of 2023

Twenty five places for night illumination in Saitama Prefecture in the winter of 2023 – 2024. Page 1 of 2 The winter lights are on. There are more than 50 places you can see winter lights / illumination in Saitama Prefecture. This post contains a selection of 25. Most ofRead More →

Kirakira festival and fireworks kamikawa town in the North of Saitama Prefecture

Kamikawa Town will have a Kirakira (Sparkling) Festival with fireworks in December. On the same night of the festival they will turn on the town’s Christmas lights for the 2023 season. Kamikawa Town is located in Northern Saitama. It is famous for a few different things, including a rare shrine,Read More →

White Christmas Niodori Park Misato

Information for the illumination and ‘White Christmas’ Market, with Santa Claus, at Misato Chuo Niodori Park. Niodori Park is known for hosting some great events throughout the year. It is a popular spot for families. The illumination is an annual event at the park, one of at least two illuminationRead More →

Halloween night illumination Tokorozawa Sakura Town

Information for the fourth annual winter illumination display at Tokorozawa Sakura Town. This year they are just calling it “Sakura town winter light up”. It is later to start than any other year and will be on for a shorter period this winter, 2023 – 2024. Tokorozawa Sakura Town TokorozawaRead More →

Candle Night Cocoon City

Cocoon City Christmas – Cocoon City is just one part of Saitama Shintoshin. The whole area of Shintoshin is the most Christmassy location I have found in Saitama prefecture to date. In Cocoon city, between the illumination, the markets, the concerts, candle night, crafts and Santa visits, it really isRead More →

Cover photo for Toda Illumi Illumination event

The Toda City Illumination event “Toda Illumi” is relatively new, it only started in 2019. (There are also other illumination events in Toda City which have been around for longer). The city aim to make illumination synonymous with winter in Toda, that become a winter tradition. According to Toda City,Read More →