Shirakobato Summer Pools

Update: The park has subsequently announced that they will not open the pools this year. Tentative information for the 2020 pool season at Shirakobato Summer Pools in Koshigaya. Please note that due to the Coronavirus outbreak there is a possibility that the summer pools will not be available this year.Read More →

dinghy park koshigaya 2020

Dinghy Park Koshigaya – The dinghy park started on April 4th, but due to the State of Emergency there have been some changes. Basically from June 1st it will be a similar system to last year. Subject to change though depending on how the coronavirus outbreak develops. Between April andRead More →

Koshigaya International Festival – A number of countries are represented at the annual International Festival. Last year they had food / drink / country booths from Turkey, Brazil, China and Korea to name but a few. But for 2020 they haven’t released specifics yet, except that the festival is currentlyRead More →

Koshigaya Plum Blossom Festival

Koshigaya Plum Blossom – The 26th Annual Koshigaya Plum Forest Park Plum Blossom Festival will take place on Saturday March 6th and Sunday the 7th from 10 am to 3 pm each day. The event was CANCELLED for 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Official cancellation notice web page.  Truthfully,Read More →

sailor moon cafe saitama

Sailor Moon Cafe Saitama – from Saitama Day, November 14th, to bank holiday Monday January 13th the Box Cafe and Space in Koshigaya Lake Town. The theme of this round of Sailor Moon Pop ups is “Girls Night Out”. Box Cafe and Space is an area in Lake Town usedRead More →

Minami Koshigaya Awa Odori from the official Saitama tourism site

Minami Koshigaya Awa Odori Festival 2019 – This year Koshigaya city celebrates the 35th anniversary of the renowned festival. With its proximity to Tokyo this festival attracts around 70,000 spectators. There are approximately 6,500 dancers performing in the traditional Awa dance. Apart from the performances, you can also enjoy festivalRead More →

Jewelry Aquarium

Japan’s first and only pop up jewelry aquarium cafe – only in Saitama – in Lake Town Koshigaya from June 12th to July 7th. The 2,000 fish are the jewels of the water tanks! Drinks and sweets are available for purchase. This is a truly unique pop up. Not onlyRead More →

Flystation Japan Information Share A JAPAN FIRST in Koshigaya, Saitama: Flystation Japan Flystation Japan – The first ever flystation indoor skydiving center in Japan will open by the end of March 2017 in Koshigaya Saitama. Soon we will have the rare opportunity to experience flying without  jumping out of a plane! The center usesRead More →

Cafe Barbapapa【Information Share】 Today, is the year anniversary of the opening of Café Barbapapa in Lake Town Koshigaya. It was the first and remains the only Café Barbapapa themed cafe in all of Japan.  The French character is quite popular in Japan and the cafe has proved to be aRead More →

Below is a list of the some of the larger, more famous or well attended festivals and fireworks that are scheduled for this Saturday, JULY 30TH. Each place is mapped on a Google Map at the bottom of the article. Kawagoe Summer Festival Only 30 minutes from Tokyo, the historic townRead More →