Okinawa off-base events information

Okinawa off-base events information

Stripes Okinawa

Editor's note: There are some great events coming up, so get off base and check them out! (This was updated Oct. 15)

*Many events originally scheduled have been cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19. Schedules are subject to change and change daily. Please check each organization and/or event’s official websites for current information. 


URASOE TEDAKO MATSURI: scheduled for October cancelled; 098-876-1248; website.


47TH YOMITAN MATSURI: Oct. 30-31; Step 1-shop at local restaurants and take out, Step 2-watch live stream online in the evening, Step 3-enjoy fireworks on the 31st; 098-982-9201; website.

UMIBE NO YACHIMUN MARKET: Oct. 16-Nov. 21; Yomitan local potteries' market; free admission; at Banta Cafe in Yomitan Villeage; toll parking available; 098-921-6810; website.

ONLINE OKINAWA CHALLENGE ENISHI: Until Oct. 31, Nov. 1-Nov. 30; fee: 4,000 yen; 0980-54-3174; more details on the website.

KIZUNA 2021 ONLINE NAHA MARATHON RUN & WALK: Nov. 13-Dec. 12; register by Sept. 30; fee: 3,000 yen; 098-862-9902; more details on the website.

2021 SHOSHI HALF MARATHON ONLINE: Nov. 1-Dec. 31, register by Oct. 31; fee: 3,500 yen; 098-947-6866; more details on the website.

2021 KUMEJIMA MARATHON ONLINE: Oct. 18-Dec. 31; full marathon, 30K, half marathon, 10K, 6K, 10K walk, 6K walk; fees vary depending on the distance; register by Sept. 30; 098-985-7106; more details on the website.

19TH ISHIGAKIJIMA MARATHON: Jan. 23, 2022; fees: full marathon-8,000 yen, half marathon-7,000 yen, 10 K-7,000 yen; register by Oct. 31; 0980-82-1212; website.

OKINAWA GEINO DAYS 2022: Jan. 15-Feb. 6, 2022; 3 different shows: “Eisa x Bakusho Comedy” on Jan. 15-16; “a la carte” on Jan. 29-30; “Okinawa Sansan” on Feb. 5-6; at Tenbusu Hall and Palette Civic Theater; tickets: 2,500 yen for adults, 2,000 yen for high school students and younger; free for preschoolers; no parking available; 098-987-0926; more details on the website.

2022 OKINAWA MARATHON: Feb. 20, 2022, postponed to Feb. 19, 2023. Full marathon and 10K road races, start/finish at Okinawa Comprehensive Athletic Park; 098-938-0088; more details on the website.

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