Okinawa Festivals

Okinawa Festivals & Events

There are a number of festivals held annually in Okinawa that you wont find anywhere else in Japan; and this is largely due to the fact that the prefecture is culturally and geographically different from the rest of the country. Planning your vacation to coincide with one of the Ryukyu cultural events will add to your experience and make it so much more memorable.

Okinawa Cherry Blossom Festival Cherry Blossom Festival

Okinawa is the first place in Japan where cherry blossoms bloom and there are a number of..

Okinawa Festivals: Naha Matsuri Naha Matsuri

The 3 day long, 400 year old event is the largest traditional festival held in Okinawa..

Zamami Whale Watching

Each year hundreds of humpback whales migrate..

Okinawa Festivals: Dragon Boat Races Dragon Boat Races

These races are tied to ancient Okinawan seafaring..

Festivals in Okinawa: Urasoe Tedako Urasoe Tedako Matsuri

The 3 day long festival takes place each July and is..


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