Tokigawa Peach Blossom Festival

The 21st annual Peach Blossom Festival Tokigawa was cancelled in 2021 due to Covid-19. Furthermore, it was the second year in a row that the event was cancelled on account of the pandemic. Hopefully it will be able to go ahead in 2021. Even though the festival wasn’t on, I droppedRead More →

Splash Festival Tsurugashima

Tentative information for the 2021 Tsurugashima Splash Festival. The 2020 festival did not go ahead on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. The 2021 date has not yet been decided (September 2020). I will update closer to the time. Don’t worry if you missed the excellent Water Fight festival in OmiyaRead More →

Hasuda sunflower field

Unfortunately, even though the sunflower fields were scheduled to open in 2021, they have since decided not to open the fields to the public in 2021. They have quoted the increasing numbers of Coronavirus as the reason. Hopefully it is not setting a precedent for other sunflower fields. The HasudaRead More →

Tobu Super Pool

Tobu Super Pool is one of the many offerings of what is officially called the Tobu Hybrid Park, but most commonly referred to as Tobu Zoo park. The pools are officially located in Shiraoka City, but as the vast majority of the Tobu Zoo park is in Miyashiro City theyRead More →

Happy Spring Festa Shinrin Park

Every year Shinrin Park* host one of the longest “spring festivals”. They split it into two. The first part “Happy Spring Festival” is from mid February to the first week of April. Part two is the “Happy Spring Festa” which starts around mid April. Normally it runs until the endRead More →

Horse riding poppy fields

Historically this post was about the Horse Riding event in the Icelandic Poppy Fields of Shinrin Park (Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park), Namegawa Town, Saitama. However, in 2020 and 2021 due to the Coronavirus there is no horse riding events at Shinrin Park. For the record, most of the walkingRead More →