Tag: summer in saitama

Main weekend of the Shiki Summer Festival | SHIKI

Shiki Summer Festival – The city of Shiki host a number of festivals during the month of July every year. They are collectively known as Shiki Summer Festival, with a 100+ year history. The weekend after the July public holiday each year is the main event that attracts hundreds of thousands people. This year that is July 21st and 22nd. […]

Shiki Summer Festival, Shiki Hikawa Shrine | SHIKI

Summer Festivals Shiki – Day 2 and 3 at Shiki Hikawa Shrine. The city of Shiki host a number of festivals during the month of July every year. They are collectively known as Shiki Summer Festival, with a 100 plus year history. The weekend after the July public holiday each year is the main event that attracts hundreds of thousands […]

Mizonuma Pool for children | ASAKA

Outdoor pool Asaka – Mizonuma Pool is the municipal pool of Asaka City.  Unlike the prefectural pools which have a number of different pools, sliders and equipment to choose from, Mizonuma’s pools are quite basic. However, they have plenty of slides and usually aren’t too busy. Also, it is important to note is that these pools are only for children […]

Summer Festival | SHIKI

Summer Festival Shiki – Day 1 of the Shiki Summer Festival. The city of Shiki host a number of festivals during the month of July every year. They are collectively known as Shiki Summer Festival, with a 100 plus year history. The weekend after the July public holiday each year is the main event that attracts hundreds of thousands people. […]

Konosu Summer Festival | KONOSU

Konosu Summer Festival –  a festival with more than a hundred years of history on one of Japan’s most famous trails. Twelve “mikoshi”, which are a palanquin or portable shrine, are carried 3 kilometers down a pedestrianized area near Konosu station. There is a children’s mikoshi event too. Festival time The festival starts around 2.30 pm, with the mikoshi carrying commencing […]

Yorii Summer festival

Yorii Summer Festival | YORII

Yorii Summer Festival, not to be confused with the much larger Tamayodo Suitenguusai Fireworks and Festival in August, is a mikoshi (portable shrine) festival. It attracts about 5000 local spectators. It is held annually in July. Generally it is held on the second Saturday and Sunday of the month, but this year it is the first Saturday and second Sunday: […]

Wading river and splash pool at Saitama Children's Zoo

Wading pool Saitama Children’s Zoo open | HIGASHIMATSUYAMA

Wading pool Saitama Children’s Zoo – It is hard to believe it is already that time of year, but the wading / splash pool in Saitama Children’s Zoo will open for the 2018 season during Golden Week. (It is closed on Mondays when the zoo is also closed). 2018 Dates, Wading pool Saitama Children’s Zoo From Saturday April 28th you […]

Festivals in Saitama July 31st

Below is a list of the some of the larger, more famous or well attended festivals in Saitama that are scheduled for this Sunday, JULY 31ST. Kawagoe Summer Festival Only 30 minutes from Tokyo, the historic town of Kawagoe is a popular place to experience a typical Japanese summer festival. The festival is celebrated each year on the last Saturday and […]

Shirakobato Summer Pools

Shirakobato Water Park with Beach | KOSHIGAYA

Shirakobato Water Park – Shirakobato was named after the prefectural bird, a collared dove. One of the parks unique features is an imported beach of white sand from Australia. Located in Koshigaya, it is one of the most popular water parks with families as the park offers a lot more than just pools. A full list below under “Facilities”. They also […]

Summer pools at Saitama Water Park | AGEO

*From our Facebook page Saitama With Kids* This Saturday one of the many summer water parks opening their doors for the summer season is the prefectural water park: Saitama Suijo Koen. The pools will be open daily until August 31st. Hours: From 9 am on Saturday July 16th. They close at 6 pm until the 16th of August and 5 […]