Tobu Zoo Illumination – Every year Tobu Zoo puts on a fantastic night illumination show for the winter months. This year, despite the coronavirus, will be the same. However, the illumination will be turned on later than normal in November. (Its normally the last week in October). However, for the monthRead More →

Honjo Illumination

Honjo Illumination – Located within walking distance of the Honjo Waseda station, the Marigold Hill night illumination is ranked by Jorudan as the tenth most popular spot for night illumination in Saitama Prefecture. Honjo Illumination The night illumination starts after the marigold blooming period is over, usually on November 23rdRead More →

Kodai Hasu no Sato Illumination

Kodai Hasu no Sato Illumination – Gyoda City, Kodai Hasu no Sato “ancient lotus pond”, is best known for its paddy art which you can view from an observational tower. It really is a sight to behold. The rice paddy art attracts visitors in the Autumn and in winter it isRead More →

Keyaki Hiroba Illumination 2017

Keyaki Hiroba Illumination – Saitama Shintoshin’s Keyaki Hiroba’s annual winter illumination will start on November 7th 2020 and will run until Valentine’s Day 2021. Important update: they have suspended the event on account of the State of Emergency. The State of Emergency ends on February 8th, whether the illumination willRead More →

Seien Park Illumination

Seien Park illumination in Fukaya is new to insaitama this year (2020). I’m not sure when the very first display was, but judging from the website there was also a display last year. It seems they are aiming to have it as an annual night illumination at Seien Park goingRead More →