Held annually on the weekend after obon festivities since 1956, the Okinawa Zento Eisa Festival is a large-scale celebration of dance and traditional music. The multi-day affair is held at the Goya Crossroads and Koza Athletics Park, and typically draws in spectator crowds in the several hundreds of thousands.
If you do plan to attend, please note that the operating hours and venues differ.
- September 8th: 18:30 - 21:00 at the Goya Crossroads area
- September 9th and 10th: 15:00 - 21:00 at the Koza Athletics Park
Admission to the festival is free of charge.