Approximately 24,000 sunflowers grow at Ushijima Furukawa Park, specifically the area of the park called “phase II” close to the children’s center “Angel Dome”. Update August 10th: they are now allowing people to pick the sunflowers, earlier than planned, so the viewing season is now over. Moreover, according to Kasukabe
The 13th annual Odako Fireworks are on in 2023, for the first time in four years. It is just a small firework display that follows a day time festival called the Kasukabe Community Summer Festival. Both were cancelled between 2020 and 2022 due to the pandemic. Odako Fireworks The fireworks
The Kisai area of Kazo has a rich history with many festivals each year, including this traditional summer festival each year in July. Like most of the festivals in the area, such as the hydrangea and wisteria festivals, Tamashiki Shrine is center stage. Kisai Summer Festival 2023 The festival starts
Each year in July, the area around Takesato Nishiguchi station in Kasukabe, put on a summer festival and this year, for the first time, they will also have digital / projection mapping fireworks. Takesato Summer Festival and projection mapping fireworks This is the 43rd occurrence of the annual summer festival
Yattari Odori is a traditional Japanese dance native and exclusive to Saitama. It is a designated intangible Folk Cultural Property of Saitama Prefecture. Yattari Odori Yattari Odori has been passed down through the generations for approximately 380 years. They say it originated from a celebration dance that was performed after
Information for the Shobu Summer Festival, a Tennosama festival, in 2023. Shobu Tennosama / Summer Festival Shobu is an area in Kuki City, known for its iris (shobu is the Japanese for iris) and its lavender. This summer festival, a “Tennosama” festival is held on the second Sunday of July
Information for the 2023 Sugito Summer Festival. Sugito Summer Festival About 50,000 people attend the Sugito Summer Festival annually. It is held in the middle of July, usually on the Saturday and Sunday of the bank holiday weekend. This year, 2023, that is Saturday July 15th and Sunday July 16th.
Information for the Kazo Dontokoi Festival, a summer festival, in 2023. Kazo Dontokoi Festival A local two day summer evening festival on in mid July annually in Kazo City. The Dontokoi festival has Mikoshi portable shrines and festival floats. There is also a children’s mikoshi at this festival, on the