Satte red spider lilies higanbana manjyusyage

In 2020, the Higanbana festival in Satte’s Gongendo Park was cancelled on account of the Coronavirus outbreak. The other large spider lily festivals in Saitama, such as at Kinchakuda, were also cancelled. However, in 2021, Gongendo Park has been open for all other seasonal blooms – daffodils, cherry blossoms, hydrangeaRead More →

Hydrangea festival From the Satte City Tourism Association official website

Hydrangea Season and festival information, Gongendo Park, Satte, Saitama Prefecture.  Please note that between May 12th and June 20th 2021 all the car parking lots are closed. However, the park is open to the public.  Gongendo Park Gongendo is a prefectural park in Satte, renowned for its seasonal flowers. TheRead More →

Daffodil Festival

Satte Daffodil Festival (also known as the Narcissus Festival) in Gongendo Park, Satte, Saitama. Gongendo is a prefectural park in Satte, renowned for its seasonal flowers. Today, December 10th 2020, the park’s official website posted an announcement that the daffodil festival will not be held in 2021 on account ofRead More →

Satte Summer Festival

Day two of the four day 300 year old Satte Summer Festival sees the children’s mikoshi event. A mikoshi is a portable shrine. Local children participate in carrying the portable shrine through the town. This year, 2020, the date has been set for Thursday the 16th of July. This eventRead More →

Satte Summer Festival

Satte Summer Festival is a four day annual affair every July. The first day, this year 2020 is scheduled for Sunday July 12th from 2 pm. It is the day that the mikoshi, portable shrine, is carried around town. The children’s mikoshi is carried around town on the second dayRead More →