Fujimi Garden Beach pools have been around longer than most of the prefectural summer pools (such as Kawagoe summer pools). They were refurbished and celebrated a “renewal open” 8 years ago. Unfortunately in both 2020 and 2021 they decided not to open the pools on account of the Coronavirus. 2019
For the second year in a row the Kamifukuoka Tanabata Festival has been cancelled due to the pandemic. Normally, this festival attracts over 150,000 participants annually. It is held on the first weekend of August. They display tanabata (Star Festival) streamers in the area around the station during the festival.
After visiting Kid’s US Land in Higashimatsuyama (which regretably closed in 2018), I was keen to try out the other branches of the Kids US Land to see how they compare. On the Internet it looked like the branch in Kamifukuoka (Fujimino) was particularly large. A trip there this morning confirmed
Small local park, with beautiful cherry blossoms, suited to hanami with kids on the Tobu Tojo Line Katsusehara Memorial Park Katsusehara Memorial park in Fujimi is a great park for hanami (cherry blossom picnic) and play dates with toddlers. It was one of my favourite parks for meeting my own