Heisei No Mori Winter Illumination

Tentative information for the 2020 Heisei no Mori Winter Illumination The winter illumination in Heisei no Mori Park in Kawajima is both one of the smaller and newest night illumination in the prefecture of Saitama. However, it is very picturesque and relaxing. It is set to music and uses colourRead More →

lycoris radiata kawajima

Lycoris radiata in Kawajima Town. The lycoris of Kawajima popped up on Thursday, but its only today – Saturday September 19th – that some of them have come into bloom. It will be another couple of days before you can see the dramatic contrast of the red against the green.Read More →

Sunflowers kawajima

Sunflowers in Kawajima at the Shimoyatsubayashi flower field and Lotus Flowers in Heisei No MoriKawajima July 2020 Sunflowers bloom in Japan from as early as the end of June until as late as early September. In Saitama Prefecture, generally you can see sunflowers from mid July. Some places grow themRead More →

Children's festival heisei no mori park Kawajima rose festival

The 2nd Kawajima Spring Festival has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus Outbreak. Heisei no Mori park, home to Japan’s longest rose tunnel, is having their second ever spring festival on May 17th. It is modeled on the town’s old children’s day event, with lots of things for children toRead More →

Kawajima rose festival rose tunnel wading river

Kawajima Rose Festival – Heisei No Mori Park in Kawajima Town is home to the longest rose tunnel in Japan. It isn’t a huge park, but it is very nice for children. There is a really fun playground and in the summer there is a nice wading river. The roseRead More →

Honda Airport plane and nanohana canola flowers

Arakawa Tarouemon and Honda Airport ~ In the midst of Covid-19 there are few places that feel safe. Indoors is definitely off the table. And this past week we’ve learned that the numbers of people in parks and cherry blossom locations also pose a risk. Even if those type ofRead More →

Fishing with kids Kawajima town Saitama Japan

Fishing with kids – I’ll be perfectly honest; fishing is not my thing. But my kids love it. Normally my husband brings them, but I have been with them a couple of times. Including their last visit a couple of weeks ago. The kids were inched into a love ofRead More →

What to expect at a “dezome shiki” – an unique to Japan New Year Firefighters celebration with several elements including parades, demonstrations and traditional performances. Read More →

Bustival

Bustival – a contraction of bus festival – will be on in Kawajima’s Heisei No Mori park on Saturday November 23rd 2019. And as the name implies it is a festival celebrating buses! All different types of buses will be at the festival for the occasion. The festival starts atRead More →

Fueki Shoyu Kinbue Soy Sauce Park

Eat, learn, experience, play and shop at the innovative (Fueki Shoyu) Kinbue Soy Sauce Park, Kawajima Town, Saitama The outstanding Kinbue Soy Sauce Park will open on Saturday, November 16th 2019. The park from the legendary Fueki Shoyu creates an interactive recreational space for visitors where you can eat, learn,Read More →