Kasukabe big kite festival 2018

For the second year in a row the Kasukabe Big Kite Festival has been cancelled. The event is normally held on May 3rd and 5th annually. However, it was cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19.  A free online video of the kite in flight andRead More →

Kasukabe Wisteria festival

Kasukabe is probably best known as being the home of the fictional anime character Crayon Shinchan. However, wisteria lovers will also know it to be the home of the famous wisteria of Ushijima and Toukaen. The wisteria in Kasukabe Saitama typically bloom from mid April until about the 7th ofRead More →

wisteria ushijima

The Kasukabe Wisteria Festival has been cancelled again this year. However, the Wisteria of Ushijima – Tokaen (also in Kasukabe city) is open to the public. The wisteria garden opened yesterday Saturday April 17th and will remain open until Wednesday May 5th. Every year the garden opens from the middleRead More →

kasukabe odako fireworks

There will be no Odako Fireworks Kasukabe in 2020. Approximately 320 starmines and 50 smaller fireworks are launched annually at the Odako Fireworks. (As in Odako of the famous kite festival in the same city). The fireworks are the finale to the traditional summer festival that starts around 3.30 pm.Read More →

Kasukabe Eisa Festival

The Kasukabe Eisa Festival has been cancelled for 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. They are planning to air a live performance instead on June 6th. The finer details are not yet available, but you can check the website here for the most up-to-date information. Eisa is a type ofRead More →