Fujimino Cherry Blossom Season – In a non pandemic year, there is a cherry blossom “festival” in the Kamifukuoka area of Fujimino city. Particularly around Fukuoka Central Park. It is not a large festival, the term is mainly used to indicate that it is okay to do “hanami” while the cherry
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