Omiya Halloween Festival

 What started out as a 100 participant parade in 2014 has grown exponentially with an estimated 1000 parade participants in 2016, and around 5000 spectators in 2017. By 2018 the event was the largest Halloween event in Saitama. In 2019 – the largest in Kita-Kanto! 2020 – cancelled. 🙁 TheRead More →

Halloween Kawagoe and halloween events saitama and Halloween seibuen

Halloween Kitamoto – Tentative information for Halloween in Kitamoto in 2021. Trick-or-Treat, Halloween Photo Spots, Costume Competition and booths with food and hands on experiences in the Kitamoto Higashichuo Shopping district. The costume contest is usually in the afternoon from 1 pm. You can apply in advance to participate onRead More →

The 2020 Urawa Misono Railway festival and Halloween fireworks have been cancelled for 2020 on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. 2019 information Halloween plus Fireworks: A 3-in-1 celebration: Halloween, Festival and Fireworks. This event is relatively new. It started six years ago. It is conducted on the main thoroughfare fromRead More →

The Saitama Museum of Rivers have been celebrating Halloween in recent years. Last year they had a lovely Halloween program planned for the week leading up to Halloween, but typhoon Hagibis laid waste to their plans. This year they will celebrate on October 24th and 25th and again on theRead More →

Halloween Kawagoe and halloween events saitama and Halloween seibuen

The 11th annual Halloween World Warabi has been cancelled in 2020 on account of the Coronavirus. It was originally scheduled for October 25th, but it was cancelled to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. The next Halloween World Warabi will be, all things being equal, at the end of OctoberRead More →

Fukaya halloween 2020

Fukaya Halloween at the Okabe Roadside station, “a Harvest Festival”. Fukaya Halloween A Halloween event will be held at Okabe Roadside Station in Fukaya this weekend from 10 am to 2.30 pm on both the Saturday (24th) and Sunday (25th). The roadside station itself is open from 7 am toRead More →

Shinrin Park Halloween and Winter Illumination Welcome sign inside the central gate

Halloween Shinrin Park – Shinrin Park (aka Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park) confirmed on September 7th that they are planning to host their annual Halloween night in the Forest, despite the coronavirus. I am so happy! Visiting here on Halloween is one of our favorite Halloween traditions as a familyRead More →

kisai halloween saitama 2019

The Kazo City Hall have confirmed that there will be no Kisai Halloween event in 2020 on account of the Coronavirus. The event was tentatively scheduled for October 4th, but was subsequently cancelled along with several other annual events in Kazo. Official notification of cancellation here (click).  2019 Information KisaiRead 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 →

alice tea party

The annual Halloween food event at Shikitei in Omiya is going ahead this year despite the Coronavirus. They are keeping the Alice in Wonderland theme from last year, but rather than the Alice Halloween buffet and Halloween dessert buffet of 2019, this year it is afternoon tea. (They will haveRead More →