Every September in the City of Kazo there is a fire walking ceremony, 柴燈護摩火渡り式, steeped in ritual and history, held at Sougan-ji Temple in Kazo City. It is a public and free event. This year it will be held on September 28th from 1pm. Address: Sougan-ji Temple, 2 Chome-9-18 Fudooka, Kazo, Saitama Prefecture. Phone: 0480-61-0031 URL: http://www.city.kazo.lg.jp/cont/s252000/d021100/hpg000000856.html Access 24 minute walk from the North exit of Kazo Station , on the Tobu Isesaki line, or take a bus from the North exit toward Kazo garage.