The viewing of fireflies at Kinchakuda is one of the earliest firefly (hotaru in Japanese) events in Saitama that I know of. You can see them as early as the end of May, although its usually early June. With the weather the way it has been, this is one of
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.**
Sayama Green tea picking experience festa will be held on June 2nd from 10 am to 3.30 pm at the Saitama Prefectural Tea Research Institute in Iruma City. This event is free and open to the public, no registration required. Sayama is very famous for green tea, probably the most
Enjoy the rare and ephermal chance to see fireflies at Chikozan park in Saitama. The Chikozan Park zoo will open especially on the nights of the 16th and 17th to give people the opportunity to see this annual phenomenon. The zoo will be open from 7.30 pm to 9.15 pm.
Summer Festival Shiki - Day 1 of the Shiki Summer Festival. The city of Shiki host a number of festivals during the month of July every year. They are collectively known as Shiki Summer Festival, with a 100 plus year history. The weekend after the July public holiday each year
A new digital and creative play space for children, Little Planet, is opening in the Lalaport in Shinmisato on July 11th 2018. Little Planet or Litpla for short The Little Planet or Litpla play centers use virtual reality and mapping technology. The Lalaport Shinmisato official website refers to it as
Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Wako - The world renowned travelling puppet show Erth's Dinosaur Zoo is coming back to Saitama this summer. Due to 2016's phenomenal success and popularity, in 2017 they added another location and more dates. Those proved to be hugely successful too and demand far outweighed supply again, so this
Summer Festivals Shiki - Day 2 and 3 at Shiki Hikawa Shrine. The city of Shiki host a number of festivals during the month of July every year. They are collectively known as Shiki Summer Festival, with a 100 plus year history. The weekend after the July public holiday each
Mascot Festival Countdown event... Because what is a mascot event without a countdown...!! For the last 9 years there has been a mammoth mascot festival or mascot summit, Yuruchara (as featured on this blog), in Hanyu. This year, they have decided to really milk the money making machine that mascots are.
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.