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10 upcoming events
Okinawa Tropical Illuminations

Okinawa Tropical Illuminations

Oct 22nd - May 29th

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

Mid 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
Itoman Winter Illuminations

Itoman Winter Illuminations

Mid Dec - Early Jan

Itoman illumination is like a giant music box, where every child's dream comes true. There are car and panda car rides for kids,..

Okinawa 1
Okinawa Zoo & Museum Christmas Fantasy

Okinawa Zoo & Museum Christmas Fantasy

Mid Dec - Mid 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
Yambaru Art Festival

Yambaru Art Festival

Mid Dec - Mid Jan

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
Nago Cherry Blossom Festival

Nago Cherry Blossom Festival

Late Jan

Being Japan's southernmost prefecture, Okinawa's cherry blossoms, or sakura, bloom in the months of January and February...

Okinawa 3 Free
Ayahashi On-The-Sea Road Race

Ayahashi On-The-Sea Road Race

Early - Mid Mar

Ayahashi annual on-the-sea road race, for both competitors and social runners; family-friendly

Okinawa ¥3,500

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