Grape picking Sayama, Saitama. Sayama Grape season generally starts in August. What week in August depends largely on the fruit picking farm. Moreover, initially these farms only open for grape sales, picking doesn’t start until a couple of weeks after. The grape picking season is one of the shortest fruit picking seasons, often starting in late August or early September and generally finishing up in the middle of September!

Grape Picking Sayama

Grape picking Sayama

Grape picking costs generally start from 600 yen for an adults, 500 yen for a school aged child, 400 yen for preschoolers and 200 yen for toddlers. The 2023 prices have not yet been released, but I imagine – like everything else this year – they will go up. The prices are for an eat as you pick system, but you can pay extra to buy the grapes you pick to bring them home.

Sayama Vineyards

There are five vineyards in Sayama that I am aware of, all in the vicinity of the Iriso station in Sayama, three of them are outlined below.

宮岡ぶどう園, Miyaoka Vineyard

Address: Kitairiso, Sayama, Saitama 350-1315. View on Google Maps.

Phone: 04-2959-4949

Official website

Season: This vineyard tends to open on August 7th annually for grape sales, picking starts a couple of weeks later. Generally it runs until early October 

Hours: 9 am to 6 pm Thursday to Tuesdays, closed Wednesdays

Access: 10 minute walk from the East exit of Iriso station on the Seibu Line

宮信観光ぶどう園, Miyashin Vineyard


Address: 1204 Mizuno, Sayama, Saitama 350-1317. View on Google Maps.

Telephone: 04-2959-4059,

Official website 

Season:  You can buy grapes from mid August generally. In 2023, they hope to start grape sales on August 11th. However, picking doesn’t start until September 1st. In 2023, they plan to offer grape picking from September 1st to 15th.

Hours: 9 am – 6 pm, picking until 5 pm. Closed on Mondays.

Access:  15 minute walk from Musashi Fujisawa Station on the Seibu Line, 18 minute walk from the West exit of Iriso station

This farm used to have kiwi picking too, but I see they dropped it. They do still sell kiwis for consumption. They also used to have pear picking, but that stopped during the pandemic. Whether it comes back in 2023 remains to be seen.

宮俊ぶどう園, Miyatoshi Vineyard

Address: 895―1 Mizuno, Sayama, Saitama 350-1317. View on Google Maps.

Telephone: 04-2959-3651,

Official Website

Open:  They generally start selling the grapes around mid August. 2023 information not yet available.

Hours: 9 am – 5 pm

Access:  about a ten to fifteen minute walk from Iriso station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line

Before the pandemic they used to have a concert in the vineyard one day in September!

 Other grape picking locations in Saitama

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