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Happy Autumn Festa, Shinrin Park in 2019 | NAMEGAWA

September 14, 2019 @ 09:30 - September 16, 2019 @ 17:00

Cockscomb shinrin park happy autumn festa

Happy Autumn Festa at Shinrin Park, also known as Musashi Kyoryu National Government Park, in Namegawa Town.

The Happy Autumn Festa is not quite as large at the annual Happy Spring Festa, but it is a fun family event. From Saturday September 14th to bank holiday Monday September 16th at the “undo hiroba” or exercise field.

During this period you can also see the half a million plumb cockscomb:

Plumed Cockscomb (Celosia) and Toadstools in Shinrin Park | NAMEGAWA

Hands on experiences

  • Grass skiing
  • Treeing
  • Disaster Prevention related activities


  • Playground lecture
  • Drawing class
  • Parachute craft workshop
  • Hyotan Doll craft workshop

Botanical Picnic

Food vans and food stalls selling picnic type food.

Shinrin Park Information

There is a 450 yen cover charge into the park for adults, but children are free.

Official website

Access Happy Autumn Festa

It is about a 20 minute walk to the exercise fields from the south or central gates. You can get to the gates by bus from either Shinrinkoen station on the Tobu Tojo line or the JR Kumagaya station.

If you are coming by car, please note parking is charged at 620 yen per day. Map in the grey details box at the bottom of the post.

The information was up to date and accurate to the best of my knowledge at the time of publishing. Please do check the official website for any last minute changes to the schedule or a cancellation due to bad weather conditions.

You will find even more Autumn events and events in Shinrin Park on the main events calendar. Coming up in October is their annual Halloween night illumination:


September 14, 2019 @ 09:30
September 16, 2019 @ 17:00
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Shinrin Park
1920 Yamata, Namegawa Machi
Hiki-gun, Saitama Japan
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