Hanasaki Park Spring Festival

Kazo Hanasaki water Park Spring Festival is aimed at children and they have lots for them to enjoy. The park is popular all year round, but particularly in the summer due to its outdoor pools, which open from mid-July to August.  They also have a wading river and BBQ duringRead More →

Yamada Spring Festival

Yamada Spring Festival is held annually in Chichibu. It is hosted in early March, usually on the second Sunday of the month. The festival is said to mark the coming of Spring. Unfortunately due to the efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, this event was cancelled for 2020. Read More →

Heroes Assemble

I’m pretty sure this a spin off of the kids fair formerly known as the Tamarin Waku Waku kids fair. In previous years it was a fair spread out over three weeks – one day each of the weeks. This year does look quite different to previous years, but oneRead More →


Kiyasse Children’s Spring Festival – Kiyasse Hanyu is best described by the people responsible for it’s design, Yoshiki Toda Landscape & Architect Co.,Ltd.: Kiyasse-Hanyu, also called Hanyu Agriculture and Forestry Park, produces a food resort atmosphere with beer restaurants, stores and rest rooms under a huge roof designed to appear asRead More →