kikushidare Takao Sakura park

Takao Sakura Park, as the name implies, is a cherry blossom park in Kitamoto City, Saitama Prefecture. It is also a popular spot for watching the sunset. Perched on the hill overlooking the Arakawa river, you can see as far as Mt Fuji on a clear day. Between February andRead More →

Setsubun Saitama Oni mamemaki

Setsubun Saitama- Setsubun is a traditional festival held every year on February 3rd. Historically setsubun, which literally means seasonal division, was a four day period marking the changing of the seasons. Risshun is, with rare exceptions, on February 4th. Risshun is the first day of spring and historically the startRead More →

December events in Saitama Ken 2023

The round up of events on in the month of December 2023 in Saitama Prefecture. Christmas events, illumination events, fireworks, traditional festivals, Santa Claus visits, religious events, exhibitions, markets and many other festive and / or seasonal events. As always, I add new events daily, as they are confirmed. Saitama PrefectureRead More →