Illumination Masterpiece Kazo with fireworks on the switch on night

The annual illumination in the Kitakawabe area of Kazo City is called “Illumination Masterpiece”. Its not a particularly large display, but the locals look forward to it every year. Locals band together to create the display to send out ‘energy and vitality’ in the community. Furthermore, Santa Claus is there for the switch on event on the first night. Moreover, they have a small fireworks display. One of the few fireworks displays you can see in December.

Illumination Masterpiece

Approximately 30,000 LED lights are used in the illumination in the vicinity of the Kitakawabe branch of Kazo City hall. The display is about 200 meters North of the Cultural and Learning Center at the municipal facility. On the first night of the illumination, Saturday December 16th, they have a switch on event with some food stalls. In addition, Santa Claus will be there and will give up to 100 children a present of a sweet. Moreover, they have a small fireworks display on the night too. They launch the fireworks from 6.30 pm.


Event: Illumination Masterpiece イルミネーション大作戦

Date: from Saturday December 16th 2023 to Wednesday January 31st 2024.

Time: the illumination is on nightly from 4.30 pm to 10.10 pm, except for the first night when it gets switched on at 5 pm.

Cost: there is no admission fee

Venue: Kazo City Hall Kitakawabe General Branch 加須市 北川辺総合支所, 1481-1 Mugikura, Kazo, Saitama 349-1212. View on Google Maps.


The Kazo City Hall Kitakawabe General Branch office is about a 30 to 35 minute walk from Shin-koga Station. Shin-koga station is on the Tobu Nikko line. The nearest highway exit is probably Hanyu Interchange on the Tohoku expressway, which is beside the excellent Hanyu Riverside Park and Saitama Aquarium. This area of Saitama Prefecture is close to Koga City in Ibaraki Prefecture.

Official event page.

>>Browse more illumination events in Saitama Prefecture.


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