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13 upcoming events
Yambaru Art Festival

Yambaru Art Festival

Jan 14th - Apr 9th

The Yambaru Art Festival is scheduled from mid December until mid January and the multi-venue event will showcase a wide variety..

Okinawa 2 Free
Okinawa International Movie Festival

Okinawa International Movie Festival

Apr 15th - Apr 16th

The annual Okinawa International Movie Festival is a chance to showcase both international and domestic films, and highlight the..

Okinawa 2
Okinawa Tropical Illuminations

Okinawa Tropical Illuminations

Oct 28th - May 28th

The Okinawa Tropical Illumination at Southeast Botanical Gardens is one of the country's top illumination events, ranking third..

Okinawa 6 ¥1,980
Paantu Festival in Okinawa

Paantu Festival in Okinawa

Early Oct

Okinawa's Miyakojima island celebrates the Paantu festival – an ancient form of exorcism involving supernatural creatures,..

Okinawa 2 Free
Naha Tug-of-War Festival

Naha Tug-of-War Festival

Early Oct

Every October, Naha hosts its annual Tug-of-War Festival, where competing teams face off with a 200-meter long rope – a Guinne..

Okinawa 3 Free
World Uchinanchu Festival

World Uchinanchu Festival

Late Oct - Early Nov

November 1st is Ryukyu History and Culture Day. Okinawa has a tradition of respect for ancestors and a deep reverence for nature,..

Okinawa Free
Uruma Shimadakara Art Festival

Uruma Shimadakara Art Festival

Late Nov - Early Dec

The Uruma Shimadakara Art Festival is an art project that takes place across the five islands of Uruma City in Okinawa Prefecture...

Okinawa ¥500
Okinawa Zoo & Museum Christmas Fantasy

Okinawa Zoo & Museum Christmas Fantasy

Mid Dec - Early Jan

The Okinawa Zoo & Museum Christmas Fantasy event has been running for over 25 years now, and is one of the largest illumination..

Okinawa ¥2,200

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