chipmunks saitama

Chipmunks, Saitama City – a free chipmunk garden in an agricultural area in Saitama City. Chipmunks in Saitama City “Squirrel House” is the official English name of the free furry friends attraction in Saitama City. Contrary to what that conjures up, it is an outdoor attraction. Not large enough toRead More →

Saitama Wabi Sabi Festival – Wabi Sabi is usually a 2 day cultural festival held in Omiya park. However, in 2020, on account of the Coronavirus outbreak it will be a one day event held online. As such, it will be quite different to normal, with just online performances toRead More →

Keyaki Hiroba Illumination 2017

Keyaki Hiroba Illumination – Saitama Shintoshin’s Keyaki Hiroba’s annual winter illumination will start on November 7th 2020 and will run until Valentine’s Day 2021. Important update: they have suspended the event on account of the State of Emergency. The State of Emergency ends on February 8th, whether the illumination willRead More →

taishou period festival yono urawa saitama city

The 2020 Taishou period festival in Urawa has been cancelled on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. 2019 information Taishou (or Taisho) period festival in Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, on Sunday October 13th from 10 am to 6 pm. The Taishou period was between 1912 and 1926. Yono in Urawa WardRead More →

Keyaki Beer Festival

The Keyaki Autumn Beer Festival has been cancelled in 2020 on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. The spring festival was initially postponed and then cancelled too. Hopefully, by 2021 we’ll be able to enjoy this keenly awaited bi-annual event.  2019 Information. For those that live in the area this festivalRead More →