Yashio Edamame Festival

Information for the 15th annual Yashio Edamame (Green Soybean) Festival in Yashio City, in Eastern Saitama, very close to Adachi City in Tokyo.

Yashio Edamame Festival

Yashio City is one of the leading edamame producers in Saitama Prefecture. The city invite you to try their locally grown edamame with some beer! As such, this festival is more for adults, than families or children. It is hosted at Frespo Yashio, which is a small shopping center near the Yashio train station.

The green soybean festival is divided into two parts. The first, the Nouveau Festival is on this coming Saturday, May 25th from 3 pm to 6 pm. Then, the second part, the Thanksgiving festival is on Father’s Day, June 16th 2024, from 3 pm to 7 pm. At both you can buy edamame, green soybean products and beer. On Father’s Day (in June) they also have edamame gourmet on sale, including edamame sweets! They also have live music and additional events at the Thanksgiving festival, i.e. the date in June.


Event: Yashio Edamame Festival やしお枝豆まつり

Date: The Nouveau Festival is on Saturday May 25th 2024. The Thanksgiving Festival is on Father’s Day Sunday June 16th 2024.

Time: from 3 pm to 6 pm on May 25th and from 3 pm to 7 pm on June 16th.

Cost: there is no cover charge to enter the venue. Various prices for the edamame, green soybean products and the beer.

Venue: Change of venue this year – it is not on at Frespo. In 2024 it is on in the park in front of Yashio City. Yashio Ekimae Park, 〒340-0822 Saitama, Yashio, Oze, 6 Chome−3−1. View on Google Maps.


Yashio City is over the border from Adachi City in Tokyo. You can literally walk from Adachi to Yashio in five minutes! The venue is right beside Yashio Station. Yashio Station is on the Tsukuba Express line. They discourage people from coming by car, especially as beer is served.

Official event page on the Yashio City website.


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