Kasukabe cherry blossom festivals

Information for three cherry blossom festivals in Kasukabe in March 2024. Each festival is on for one day. They are showed in chronological order:

Kasukabe Cherry Blossom Festivals

  1. “Spring excitement” Cherry Blossom festival
  2. Uchimaki Waku Waku Festa
  3. Showa Fuwa Fuwa Festa

①”Spring Excitement”

Kasukabe Showa Roadside station cherry blossom festival

“Spring Excitement” is the name of the cherry blossom festival at the Showa Roadside Station. The festival celebrates the beautiful line of cherry blossom trees across the road from the roadside station, on the east side. The cherry blossoms are along a waterway in a park known as Showa Roadside Station Sakura Park. Its a local type festival with some kids dance and a concert performed by a local high school.

Date: Saturday March 23rd 2024
Time: from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm
Venue: Showa Roadside Station 道の駅 庄和, 994 Kamiyanagi, Kasukabe, Saitama 344-0121. View on Google Maps.

②Uchimaki Waku Waku Festa

Uchimaki cherry blossom festival Kasukabe

The Uchimaki “waku waku” or exciting cherry blossom festival is a family friendly event. There are attractions for kids, such as a large bouncy castle. They also have goldfish and yo-yo scoops which young children always enjoy. You can pick up food at the park on the day as there will be a couple of food trucks in the park.

Date: Sunday March 24th 2024
Time: from 10 am to 3 pm
Venue: Uchimaki Park, 3090 Uchimaki, Kasukabe, Saitama 344-0051. View on Google Maps.

③Showa Fuwa Fuwa Festa

Showa Total Park cherry blossom festival Kasukabe

This is the biggest of the three cherry blossom festivals in Kasukabe that fall under the ‘Kasukabe Sakura Festa’¹. Dozens of food trucks participate on the day and there is a relatively large flea market. There are live performances and activities for children such as a large bouncing castle and play park.

Date: Sunday March 31st 2024
Time: from 10 am to 3 pm.
Venue: Showa Total Park, 746-1 Kanasaki, Kasukabe, Saitama 344-0117. View on Google Maps.

¹The Showa Roadside Station, Uchimaki Park and Showa total park cherry blossom festivals are just three of nine cherry blossom events collectively known as Kasukabe Sakura Festa 2024. You will also find information for another of the nine, a hanami market, on this site. Official web page for all nine events.

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