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Ageo City announced on June 7th 2021 that not only will they not be hosting the Ageo Fireworks display this year, they are indefinitely suspending the annual fireworks display. It comes as a huge surprise as they were one of the 10 largest firework displays in Saitama. Moreover, they hadRead More →

ageo summer festival from the official Ageo Tourism website

The 2021 Ageo Summer Festival has been cancelled on account of the Coronavirus. Official notification. The festival was initially scheduled for Saturday July 10th and Sunday July 11th. However, they subsequently announced its cancellation in May 2021. Moreover, the Ageo Fireworks are not only cancelled this year, but have beenRead More →

Ario Halloween 2020

Ario Halloween – Ario Halloween will be quite different than normal this year on account of the Coronavirus. The events actually started on the 18th, but despite that they have not yet added all the information to the website or in store. What we do know is that three branchesRead More →

Ageo Cherry Blossom Festival

The Ageo Cherry Blossom Festival is held in two different locations in Ageo. One is the grounds of the Ageo Bunka (Culture) center and the other is Maruyama park. When my kids were toddlers Maruyama park was one of our favourites for “hanami”, picnicking under a blooming tree, both forRead More →

Ageo Santa Higashimatsuyama Santa Sakado Maruhiro

Ageo Santa – The real Santa Claus from Lapland (Finland) is visiting the 4th floor of Maruhiro in Ageo on Saturday December 14th 2019 at 3 pm. In previous years it cost 300 yen to meet and greet Santa Claus and get a present of sweets from him, but since last yearRead More →

ageo illumination

Ageo Illumination 2019 / 2020 ~ Last year in 2019 for the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Ageo city, the annual night light displays was bigger than ever. This year the illumination is only around the station. Last for the anniversary they also had illumination at the city’s twoRead More →