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CANCELLED Ukiya No Sato Tafune Boat Ride and Iris Festival

June 13 @ 09:00 - June 20 @ 15:00

Free
Tafune at Ukiya No Sato from official facebook page

Information for the Ukiya No Sato Iris Festival and boat ride. The featured image ↑ of the tafune is from the official Ukiya no Sato facebook page.

The 2020 Iris Festival and Ukiya no Sato Tafune Boat ride has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus.


Every year mid June there is an Iris festival in Ukiyano Sato in Kazo. The opening ceremony for the 2019 week long festival is on June 9th at 9 am. You can enjoy the Irises in bloom as well as the avenue of mature Kunigi trees, nature walks, food stalls and the popular boat ride;

Boat Ride

As part of the festival, weather permitting, you can enjoy a boat ride with a female steering the lead in traditional apparel. The dates for 2019 have not yet been released, but it is generally on the two Sundays and the Saturday that fall during the Iris festival period. They are charging 300 yen for adults and 100 yen for children to cover an insurance cost.

Tafune boat ride at Ukiya no Sato from the official site
Tafune boat ride at Ukiya no Sato from the official site

Access

Map (URLs and contact) and for the Iris festival are in the details box at the bottom of the post.

Kazo City recommends using a rent-a-cycle to get to Ukiya No Sato, which you can pick up from Kazo Station.

For the car navigation system 「〒347-0013 加須市北篠崎732」. It is close to the Kazo exit of the Tohoku Expressway.

Another festival in Kazo in June – the Kisai Hydrangea Festival:

CANCELLED Kisai Hydrangea Festival | KAZO

June is also blueberry picking season in Saitama. Higashimatsuyama has a nice blueberry picking farm with a farm cafe:

Blueberry Picking and Hilltop Farm + Cafe

Travelling Saitama with kids? Be sure to check out 27 Things to do in Kawagoe with kids in 2020.

For more events in Saitama, please see the main events calendar.

Official event webpage.

Details

Start:
June 13 @ 09:00
End:
June 20 @ 15:00
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.ukiyanosato.jp/

Venue

Ukiya No Sato
Kitashinozaki
Kazo,, Saitama Prefecture, 〒347-0013 Japan
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Website:
https://www.ukiyanosato.jp/

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