Events
Category
Area
Date
January
    Motobu Yaedake Cherry Blossom Festival
    Date 2019/01/19 - 2019/01/20 (*Cherry Blossom Viewing Period: 2019/1/19-2/3)
    Venue Yaedake Sakura-no-Mori Park
    Category Flower Festival
    Note

    【Request for Donations for the Preservation and Cultivation of Motobu Yaedake Cherry Blossoms】
    We would appreciate it if you could give a donation (500 yen for passenger cars and light vehicles) for the purpose of preservation of nature, providing visitors safe and clean environment and foresting cherry blossom and other trees in Yaedake area.

    Website http://www.town.motobu.okinawa.jp/
    Okinawa Flower Carnival 2019
    Date 2019/01/19 - 2019/05/06
    Venue Throughout Okinawa Prefecture
    Category Flower Festival
    Website https://www.visitokinawa.jp/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/OkinawaFlowerCarnival_2019_en.pdf
    Nago Cherry Blossom Festival
    Date 2019/01/26 - 2019/01/27
    Venue Nago Central Park, Festival Square Special Stage (Sakura Park), Nago Crossroads Boulevard, Nago Fishing Port Premises
    Category Flower Festival
    Website http://kanko.city.nago.okinawa.jp/
    Nakijin Gusuku Cherry Blossom Festival
    Date 2019/01/26 - 2019/02/11
    Venue Nakijin Castle Ruins
    Category Flower Festival
    Note

    Traditional arts, Ryukyuan experiences, King and Queen Hokuzan commemorative photography event, and more

    Website http://nakijinjoseki.jp/en/
    Shurijo Castle Park New Year’s Celebration
    Date 2019/01/01 - 2019/01/03 (8:30~17:00)
    Venue Una Courtyard in front of Shurijo Castle Seiden and other areas
    Category Cultural Event
    Website http://oki-park.jp/userfiles/files/pdf/shurijo/shinshun_2019_en.pdf
February
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April
May
August
October
    Naha Great Tug-of-War Festival
    Date 2018/10/07
    Venue Kokusai Street; Highway 58
    Category Great Tug-of-War
    Website http://www.naha-otsunahiki.org/
    Shurijo Castle Festival 2018
    Date 2018/10/27 - 2018/11/03 (The various events will be held at varying times.)
    Venue Shurijo Castle Park, Naha City’s Kokusai Street, and other locations
    Category Cultural Event
    Note

    *A great deal of traffic congestion is expected at the time of the event, so we recommend you use public transportation to visit the park.

    Website http://oki-park.jp/shurijo/en/
November
    The Ryukyu Dynasty Festival Shuri
    Date 2018/11/03 (12:50~19:30)
    Venue Ryutan Street, Shuri, Naha City
    Category Cultural Event
    Momoso Omono Mairi
    Date 2018/11/24 - 2018/11/25 (Twice a day from 12:00-13:00 and 15:00-16:00)
    Venue Shurijo Castle Park
    Category Cultural Event
    Website http://oki-park.jp/shurijo/en/
December
    Itoman Peaceful Illumination Festival (held at the same time as “Pillars of the Light for Peace”)
    Date 2018/12/15 - 2019/01/03
    Venue 【Itoman Peaceful Illumination Festival】Venue: Itoman City Tourist Farm (Uchina Farm); Michi-no-Eki Itoman 【Pillars of the Light for Peace】Venue: Okinawa Prefecture Peace Memorial Park
    Category Illumination
    Note

    * Photo was taken last year. The specifications of the object change every year.

    Website http://www.city.itoman.lg.jp.e.id.hp.transer.com/kankou-navi/
    Okinawa Zoo & Museum “Christmas Fantasy” & “Snow and Light Winter Story”
    Date 2018/12/22 - 2019/01/06 (16:30~21:30)
    Venue Okinawa Zoo & Museum
    Category Illumination
    Note

    【Christmas Fantasy】http://xmas-fantasy.com/
    【Snow and Light Winter Story】http://xmas-fantasy.com/illumi/

    Website http://xmas-fantasy.com/