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Find out what’s on in Saitama this weekend with the best Saitama event list on the web. If its on in Saitama, its on insaitama.com!
Please see the grey “details box” at the bottom of each individual event for dates, hours, prices, location and external links.

**During the 2020 Coronavirus Outbreak events are subject to change and cancellation at a moment’s notice. Please do always check with the official website for any last minute changes or cancellations.**

Ongoing

Dinghy Park 2020 | KOSHIGAYA

Laketown Koshigaya Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture 343-0828

Dinghy Park Koshigaya - The dinghy park started on April 4th, but due to the State of Emergency there have been some changes. Basically from June 1st it will be a similar system to last year. Subject to change though depending on how the coronavirus outbreak develops. Between April and

Yen2000

Pop up Hamtaro Cafe | KOSHIGAYA

Box Cafe and Space Lake Town, 8 Chome−5,, Koshigaya-shi,

The Hamtaro Cafe is coming back to Saitama this summer. The last time the cafe "popped up" was in January and February last year, 2019. The limited period pop up cafe will open in Box Cafe and Space in Lake Town Koshigaya on Thursday July 30th 2020.  It will remain

789Yen

Canceled CANCELLED Rice Paddy Art | GYODA

Kodai Hasu No Sato Kobari, 2375−1, Gyoda

There is no rice paddy art in 2020. The rice planting event - the preparation for the art - was due to take place in the middle of June. However, they cancelled the planting event too. The rice is planted in such a way that it grows into a beautiful

Yen400

Pear Picking in Higashimatsuyama 2020

Higashimatsuyama Station Higashimatsuyama Station, 1 Chome-12 Yakyūchō, Higashimatsuyma

Higashimatsuyama is famous for pear picking. There are close to 20 pear farms in Higashimatsuyama of which about half offer picking. This event post shares information of the main pear picking farms in Higashimatsuyama. Pear picking in Higashimatsuyama Pear picking season starts in early September in Higashimatsuyama (Saitama, Japan). It

500JPY

Mt Ryokami Fumoto Hana no Sato – Dahlia Garden 2020

Mt Ryokami Fumoto Hana no Sato Ryokamisusuki 8240-2, Ogano Town, Chichibu District

The Chichibu area is known for its Dahlia. The Dahlia Garden at Mt Ryokami Fumoto Hana no Sato is one of the largest and most popular places to see Dahlia in Saitama. Mt Ryokami Dahlia Garden The Dahlia Garden at Mt Ryokami opens annually in Autumn. It generally opens from

400JPY

Plumed Cockscomb (Celosia) in Shinrin Park | NAMEGAWA

Shinrin Park 1920 Yamata, Namegawa Machi, Hiki-gun

The plumed cockscomb, also known as Celosia, (Keito in Japanese) are a relatively recent addition to Shinrin Park. In the inaugural year they had about 50,000, but now there are approximately 500,000. So many events are cancelled this year, 2020, on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. However, this event and

¥450

Alice’s Tea Party, Halloween in Omiya

Shikitei Cafe Kita-ku, Uetakechō, 1 Chome−816−7 アートグレイス大宮璃宮3F, Saitama-shi,

The annual Halloween food event at Shikitei in Omiya is going ahead this year despite the Coronavirus. They are keeping the Alice in Wonderland theme from last year, but rather than the Alice Halloween buffet and Halloween dessert buffet of 2019, this year it is afternoon tea. (They will have

3360Yen

Moominvalley Park Harvest 2020

Metsä Miyazawa, 327‐6 メッツァ, Hanno City

Moominvalley Park Harvest 2020 in Metsa, Hanno, Saitama. The featured image above is from the official Moomin Japan website.  Moominvalley Park Harvest 2020 From Umbrella Sky to Balloon Sky! The Umbrella sky at Metsa needs little introduction. Despite being only two years old and held in summer only, it enjoys

Free

Canceled Higanbana / Red Spider Lily Festival | SATTE Cancelled

Gongendo Park 50, Sotogouma, Satte-shi, Saitama-ken 340-0112, Satte

The Higanbana festival in Satte's Gongendo Park has been cancelled in 2020 on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. The other large spider lily festivals in Saitama, such as at Kinchakuda, have also been cancelled. Smaller spider lily locations, where the higanbana grow wild, and that don't have flower festivals even

Free

Ario Halloween 2020

Ario Ageo Branch 1-367 Oaza, Ageo

Ario Halloween - Ario Halloween will be quite different than normal this year on account of the Coronavirus. The events actually started on the 18th, but despite that they have not yet added all the information to the website or in store. What we do know is that three branches

Free

Sweet Potato Digging at Musashi No Mura | KAZO

Musashi No Mura 1700-1 Shidami,, Kazo

Musashi no Mura Family Land in the Green's annual sweet potato digging farm opened on September 19th. It will stay open for as long as there are sweet potato to dig! That's normally until around the end of October or early to mid November. In September you can also pick

¥750

Canceled No Cluster Amaryllis Terasaka Terraced Rice Fields in 2020

Terasaka Rice Terraces Yokoze, 寺坂 棚田, Chichibu-gun, Yokoze-machi,

Cluster Amaryllis / Higanbana  / Red spider lilies at the Terasaka terraced Rice fields in Yokoze. In 2020 the Terasaka Terraced Rice fields are off limits to the public. Not only is the festival not on, they are cutting all the red spider lilies to deter people from visiting the

Yen200

Forest Villa (day camp) at the Cockscomb fields

Shinrin Park 1920 Yamata, Namegawa Machi, Hiki-gun

Forest Villa is the latest initiative from Shinrin Park. I have to say, they are great at coming up with ways to get people to revisit the park multiple times! The Forest Villa event is essentially a day camp. You can rent a tent by the cockscomb fields between the

3000yen

Events by their very nature are tentative. Please do check with the official sources for any last minute changes due to weather or other mitigating factors, particularly with the current Coronavirus outbreak.

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