omiya nakasendo festival

The Nakasendo matsuri is just one of many festivals that is normally held in Omiya at the end of July and start of August each summer. They are collectively called “Omiya Summer Festival”. Unfortunately, but understandably, they were all cancelled in 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Official notification ofRead More →

Omiya Halloween Festival

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.  🎃Omiya Halloween Festival is now the largest Halloween CelebrationRead More →