Kita Urawa Awa Odori - the 2020 event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Summer maybe officially over, but there are still a couple of lingering summer festivals on in Saitama this weekend. For one, the Kita Urawa Awa Odori competition as part of the Urawa festivals. The
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.**
The Keyaki Autumn Beer Festival has been cancelled in 2020 on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. The spring festival was initially postponed and then cancelled too. Hopefully, by 2021 we'll be able to enjoy this keenly awaited bi-annual event. 2019 Information. For those that live in the area this festival
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
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
The rain praying dragon festival of Tsurugashima "Suneori Amagoi" is usually held in August every four years. This year, 2020, it was scheduled to be held in September. However, due to the Coronavirus outbreak they initially thought of postponing the date and then ultimately cancelled it. This festival has to
Horo festival Kawagoe - a religious celebration and unique cultural event. This colourful, only in Japan, festival is held at Furuoya Hachiman Shrine in the Furuya area of Kawagoe. The Horo Festival is a Prefecture designated cultural intangible folk property. The festival starts at 1 pm with performances. Around 2
Hanno Green Carnival at Metsa - a music and culture festival with live performances, workshops, food and activities. In previous years this festival was held at Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest formerly known as Moomin Valley. This is the first year its in the Finnish / Nordic living inspired Metsa.
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.