Festival lanterns and cherry blossoms at tsurugashimashi sports park

Information for the annual Tsurugashima Cherry Blossom Festival, the annual Tsurugashima Industry Festival and general information for Tsurugashima Sports Park. Tsurugashima Sports Park Tsurugashimashi Sports Park isn’t a particularly large park and, unless you are playing sports, not a particularly engaging park either. However, it has two things going forRead More →

Setsubunso festival Ogano

Setsubunso is in the winter aconite family, an Eranthis plant. But unlike most other winter aconite that have yellow flowers, the Japanese species is a white flower. A beautiful delicate white flower, with a circle of yellow around a purple cluster in the center. Sometimes in English winter aconite areRead More →

Three of the places lit up by lanterns for the Kawagoe Night Walk 2024

This February Kawagoe will have a very special illumination event centered around Honmaru Goten, with six other participating locations. The “lantern lit night walk for adults” is on from Friday February 9th to Wednesday February 14th 2024. Not only is each of the seven locations lit by lantern, but theyRead More →

Ranzan Town's sakura hanabi with cherry blossoms and fireworks

The Ranzan Cherry Blossom Festival was truly missed the last four years in a row. This is one of the better festivals because they have some amazing performances, such as horseback archery. In addition, they light the trees up at night. Moreover, they normally have ‘sakura hanabi’ cherry blossom fireworks,Read More →