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Taishou Period Festival | URAWA – cancelled

October 11, 2020 @ 10:00 18:00

taishou period festival yono urawa saitama city

The 2020 Taishou period festival in Urawa has been cancelled on account of the Coronavirus outbreak.

2019 information

Taishou (or Taisho) period festival in Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, on Sunday October 13th from 10 am to 6 pm.

The Taishou period was between 1912 and 1926. Yono in Urawa Ward have been hosting this event for the last 28 years. Participants of this time slip festival dress up in period costumes and parade down the street in front of the West side of the station. There are about 100 stalls/booths selling festival food, drink and games.


If there is rain on the day the event maybe postponed to the following day; October 14th. You can check the status on the event’s official web page, click or also linked in the grey details box below.

Access Taishou period festival

The festival is held close to the west exit of Yono station. Where possible it is best to come by public transport, on foot or by bike as there is no official parking for this event.

For more events in Saitama please see the main event pages. 

First published on the blog side of and moved to the events section in 2017. Updated annually. The information was up to date and accurate to the best of my knowledge at the time of publishing. 


October 11
10:00 – 18:00
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Yono Station

1 Chome Kamikizaki, Urawa
Saitama, Saitama 330-0071 Japan
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