There will be no Odako Fireworks Kasukabe in 2020. Approximately 320 starmines and 50 smaller fireworks are launched annually at the Odako Fireworks. (As in Odako of the famous kite festival in the same city). The fireworks are the finale to the traditional summer festival that starts around 3.30 pm.
The 8th annual Azalea Festival in Monomiyama in Higashimatsuyama will not go ahead in 2020 due to the coronavirus. Official notification on the Higashimatsuyama city website. The festival usually includes live dance and music performances in the center of thousands of beautiful azalea. There are 40,000 azalea in the park.
Shibazakura Matsuri Chichibu in 2020– Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, at this moment in time (March 14th 2020) the annual Shibazakura Matsuri (moss phlox festival) is scheduled to go ahead in April. On March 27th the Chichibu Government announced they will not go ahead with the 2020 Shibazakura Matsuri in Hitsujiyama
Ranzan Autumn leaves festival, walk and gourmet at Ranzan Gorge, also referred to as Ranzan Valley. The 2019 Ranzan Autumn leaves festival, walk and gourmet events have been set for the November public holiday weekend: Saturday November 23rd and Sunday November 24th. The 2019 event has been cancelled due to