Featured photo Chichibu Night Festival from John Becker

Chichibu Night Festival 2021 – held annually on December 2nd and 3rd. The Chichibu Night Festival 2021 is currently scheduled for December 2nd and 3rd, as always. However, due to the current Coronavirus situation things may change. For example, in 2020, they downsized the festival significantly. Moreover, the city cancelledRead More →

Buckwheat at the Arakawa Roadside Station

Arakawa Roadside Station is a rest area in the Arakawa Hino area of Chichibu. The area is also known as the Hino Sightseeing Plantation Village. Attractions within and around the roadside station include fruit picking, nature museum, flowers, playground, restaurant, shopping, hot spring and steam locomotive! And in September theRead More →

Tsuchiuchi cacmping grounds and otaki ice festival chichibu

Tsuchiuchi Camping Grounds is deep in a valley in the former Otaki village in Chichibu. Pitched on the staggered sides of the ravine, the camp and cabin grounds are hugged by beautiful forest on all sides. Natural moss grows thick on craggy rock with fresh water rolling over forming beautifulRead More →