Warabi Morning Glory market Summer Festival

The Tsukagoshi area of Warabi has a small summer festival, evolved from their annual Morning Glory and Hozuki flower market. Morning Glory markets are popular around the country in early July. The biggest summer festival in Warabi annually is the Warabi Hata Festival which is a tanabata (star) festival on in August. Warabi City is famous for being the smallest city in Japan and also being the most densely populated city in the country.

Tsukagoshi Summer Festival

Tsukagoshi Summer Festival and Morning Glory & Hozuki flower market is held annually on a weekend in early July. In 2024, that is Saturday July 6th and Sunday July 7th. It is not a particularly large festival, but it has plenty to entertain the flower lovers and locals who come to enjoy the market and the atmosphere. They have some activities for children, such as the highly popular goldfish scoop which is a regular fixture at these type of local summer festivals.

There is also a small market that sells local produce as well as handmade goods. They will have a “Tsukagoshi beer festival” too. In addition, there is a stage area with live performances.

Tsukagoshi summer festival 2024

>>Find even more festivals on in July in Saitama Prefecture here.


Event: Morning Glory and Hozuki Market, Tsukagoshi Summer Festival ツカゴシ夏まつり2024

Date: Saturday July 6th and Sunday July 7th 2024.

Time: from 11 am to 6 pm on the Saturday and from 10 am to 4 pm on the Sunday.

Cost: free, no admission fee. Bring some yennies if you want to buy a morning glory or Hozuki!

Venue: Higashiguchi Ichibangai, 1-chōme Tsukagoshi, Warabi, Saitama 335-0002. View on Google Maps.


The festival area is on “Warabi’s no.1 street”, Higashiguchi Ichibangai, close to the east exit of Warabi Station, which is on the Keihin-Tohoku line!

Official event web page

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