Seven Lucky Gods

Procession of the Seven Lucky Gods or the Seven Gods of Fortune, Yono, Saitama City. Unfortunately, this event will not go ahead in 2021 on account of the Coronavirus. The procession of the Seven Lucky Gods is an annual New Year’s event in Yono in Saitama City, Japan. Each yearRead More →

Yono summer festival

Yono is an area within Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture. Each area within Saitama City has their own summer festival. And often there own fireworks too. The Yono Summer Festival (Yono Natsu Matsuri) is normally on the second weekend of July. This year, 2020, the festival – along with dozens ofRead More →

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Rose Festival Yono – Friday April 24th. Tonight on the 9 pm national news on NHK they showed a park in Saitama Prefecture cutting the buds of roses. A quick search online revealed that the park was Yono Park in central Saitama City.  The 2020 festival had already been cancelledRead More →

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Halloween Yono – Once again this year, the Aeon in Yono have a few different Halloween events lined up. The main events are a Halloween costume parade on Saturday October 26th and Sunday October 27th. On each day there will be four parades. Halloween Yono Parades The parades are atRead More →

Saitama Bon Odori

Saitama Bon Odori has been held in Yono for more than 40 years. The current site is at the JR Kita-Yono station on the south side. You can enjoy the festivities for three evenings in late August. The dates for 2019 are Thursday August 22nd, Friday August 23rd and SaturdayRead More →