Tour Guide

Naha Hari

Naha Hari

Held annually in May for three days during the Golden Week period.
Hari is a festival that is held with the prayer of bountiful catches and safety at sea, with the Naha Hari being the largest Hari event.
Before your eyes, watch the powerful race with 32 rowers per boat.

Naha Navi:http://www.naha-navi.or.jp/


Naha Tug of War Festival

Naha Tug of War Festival

Held annually for three days including Sports day. The second day features the grand Tug of War which is the recognized as the largest in the world by Guiness, Hatagashira dances, as well as people of all ages, sex and nationality working as one pulling the rope!

Naha Navi:http://www.naha-navi.or.jp/


Ryukyu Kingdom Festival Shuri

Ryukyu Kingdom Festival Shuri

The once prosperous capital of the Ryukyu dynasty - the ancient city of Shuri.
"Ryukyu Kingdom Festival Shuri" , was begun to continue this traditional culture. It is held every year on November 3.
Experience the atmosphere and history of the Ryukyu Dynasty period.

Naha Navi:http://www.naha-navi.or.jp/


NAHA marathon

NAHA marathon

Citizens' marathon that is held every year on first Sunday of December.
The course unique to southern islands, is run by over 25,000 participants each year.
Why not enjoy the country’s largest citizen’s marathon either as a participant or a supporter! ?

Naha Navi:http://www.naha-navi.or.jp/


Calendar

Annual event (Naha City) (Naha suburbs) The old calendar Annual function
January Party of the Shuri Castle New Year Regional cherry tree Festival Former December 8 Ogre rice cake (Muti)
  Whale watching (Kerama Islands) Former December 24 We untie Buddha's wish for salvation of the world (uganbutouchi)
  tankan gathering (the main island northern part)    
February Naha cherry tree Festival Professional baseball camp in (prefecture regional) Former January 1 The lunar New Year
Shuri Castle flower Festival Carnival (prefecture regional) of flower Former January 16 16th (jurukunichi)
Okinawa
Flower and Cuisine Festival
Okinawa marathon (Okinawa-shi) Former January 20 Twentieth New Year holidays (hachikasoguachi)
Okinawa International Orchid Expo (Motobucho)
March   Higashi village azalea Festival (Higashi village) Former February 15 February umachi (ninguachiumachi)
  Regional beach opening    
April Naminoue beach beach opening All-Japan triathlon (Miyakojima-shi) Former March 3 Lucid festival (sea me)
Day of Shisa Ryukyu Sea flame festival (Ginowan-shi) Beach descent (Hama gourd)
Ie island lily Festival (Ieson)
Ishigakijima triathlon (Ishigaki-shi)
May Naha Hari Setting-in of the rainy season Former April 14 Ridge payment (abushibare)
  Carp streamer Festival (prefecture regional)    
  Beach volleyball Miyakojima meeting (Miyakojima-shi)    
June sabani sail row race Regional Hari Former May 4 Day of 4th (yukkanuhi)
Port of hagoromo cup contact Festival (Ginowan-shi) Former May 5 May 5 (gunguachigunichi)
Former May 15 Azalea umachi (gunguachiumachi)
July Naha day Peaceful Love Rock Festival
(Okinawa-shi)
Former June 15 June umachi (rukuguachiumachi)
Youth hometown eisa festival
(Naha City)
Ocean Expo park summer festival (Motobucho)    
  Urasoe Tedako festival (Urasoe-shi)    
  Sea boat chatan carnival (Kitayacho)    
  **haradaikoei (Yonabaru-cho)    
August EISA Dance corps of 10,000 people Okinawa all of the islands EISA Festival (Okinawa-shi) Former July 7 The old Star Festival
Ginowan hagoromo Festival (Ginowan-shi) Former July 13 Tray (yes Kay)
Former July 15 Tray (Woo stake)
September naha young man festival angama (Yaeyama Islands) Former August 8 Toe Kachi
Party of the Shuri Castle eighth lunar month August Dance (Tarama-son) Former August 15 Former August night with a full moon
Itoman University tug of war (Itoman-shi)
toubarama meeting (Ishigaki-shi)
All of the islands lion dance Festival (Uruma-shi)
October Naha Tug of War Festival National EISA meeting (Okinawa-shi) Former September 7 Celebration of Kajima yeah
Shuri Castle Festival
Festival (Naha City) of Ryukyu
Industry Festival of Okinawa
November Ryukyu Kingdom Festival Shuri tsurudo Okinawa (main island regional)    
Tsuboya Yachimun Street Festival Gate 2 Festa (Okinawa-shi)    
Tsuboya ceramics Festival Okinawa international carnival (Okinawa-shi)    
Remote island fair (Ginowan-shi)    
December NAHA marathon Yomitan Yama-yaki ceramics city (Yomitanson) Former November 13 Winter solstice (tounjijushi)
Itoman Peaceful Illumination (Itoman-shi)
Mabuni Fire & Bell Festival (Itoman-shi)