【2020】Top Four Spring Events in Okinawa! Why not enjoying them on the weekends with your family or friends!

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Haisa~i (Hello in Okinawa language) to everyone !

 

Today, Okinawa Holiday Hackers would like to suggest few events which will be held soon in Okinawa!

 

13th Nakajin Gusuku Cherry Blossom Festival

 

 

Cherry blossom season is coming in Okinawa!

Nakajin Castle, registered as one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites will hold Cherry Blossom Festival from 1st February to 9th February.

 

During the festival, you will definitely see the special pinky Kanhizakura (known as cerasus campanulata) fully blossom with the background of the blue sky.

 

 

After 6 pm, the castle will have the lights up with the sakura. You could enjoy the fantastic night view with sakura, only available during the festival.( ´∀`)

 

Various events, 「Photo shot time with Hokuzan King and Queen 」や「Experience Ryuusou (Okinawa traditional clothes) 」、「Farmer market of Nakajin village」, are also available during this period.

 

▼Check here for more details of the vents

 

<13th Nakajin Gusuku Cherry Blossom Festival>

Period for the festival 2020 Feb 1st (Sat)~ Feb 9th(Sun)
Time 8:00~21:00 ※Last Entry20:30

Lights up 18:00〜

Venue Nakajin Castle
Entrance fee Adult JPY400
Primary・Secondary・High school student JPY300
Parking Available・Free
Map code 553 081 441*68
Address 〒905-0428

沖縄県国頭郡今帰仁村字今泊5101番地

 

 

17th Ryukyu Kaiensai (Okinawa Fireworks Illusion) 2020

 

 

Start on April 11th (Sat), 2020!With the theme of “ To the earliest inspiring summer in Japan, you could enjoy the fusion of「Fireworks」at「Ryukyu Kaiensai」。

 

10,000 shots of the fireworks with the music would light up the night sky of Okinawa!

A global designer, Ms. Koshino Junko, will design the fireworks with the combination of the music from Okinawa local music to the latest hit songs to power up the fireworks illusion!!

 

Will you be fully amazed by the fireworks blooming in the night sky of Okinawa and the fantastic scenery reflected on the sea surface?♪

 

For those who are going for the event, it is suggested to bring a light jacket. In Okinawa, it is still chilling during night time in April.(^^)

 

▼Check here for tickets and more details

 

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<17th Ryukyu Kaiensai 2020 >

Event date 2020 April 11th (Sat)
Time Entrance from 15:00〜

Show time 19:00

Venue Ginowan Tropical Beach
Price Please check from the website
Map code 334 032 71*82
住所 〒901-2224

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25th Ie Island Lily Festival

 

 

Lily festival is held on 「Ie Island」,30 minutes ferry away from north of the mainland. The island can be visited by one day.

 

At the lily field park, white carpet made with 1 million pieces of lilies (especially called as lilium longiflorum) will welcome you ♪ The white lily with the blue sky really makes a nice painting(*^^*)

 

「Global lily corner」with various types of colorful lilies is worth to visit !

 

During the festival, many stalls with food and drinks as well as local products are available. You could enjoy the nice food from Ie island. Many events will be held on weekends and public holidays.

 

Why not check the festival during golden week or with the family ♪ It will only take 2 hours to visit the island and do a sightseeing (^^)

 

▼Character from Ie island 「タッちゅん Tacchun」will update「Instagram」with the latest news

 

Ferries will be increased during the Ie Island Lily Festival

▼Check here for ferry schedule

 

<2020 Ie Island Lily Festival>

Period for event 2020 April 25th(Sat)~ May 6th (Wed)
Time All day
Venue Ie Village Lily Field Park of Ie Island
Entrance fee Free
Parking Available・Free
Map Code 553 217 852*13
Address 〒905-0501

沖縄県国頭郡伊江村東江上

Notes 【Enquiry】

Ie Island Lily Festival Commitee
0980-49-2906

Ie Village Public relations department (Ferry related)

0980-49-2255

 

 

Strawberry-Picking

 

 

Okinwa Spring Seasonal Event 「Strawberry-Picking」。

 

From January to May in Okinawa, strawberry picking are mostly available in southern part of the island!
From free- flow with limited time to package sales, why not tasting strawberries as much as you can in Okinawa with warm weather( *´艸`)r.

 

So, from many strawberry farms, we would recommend「Chura Ichigo (Nanjo House)」 for its activity as making orginial parifait with plenty of strawberry held in certain time~☆

 

With your friends or family members, it would be fun to make one together♪

 

〈Chura Ichigo (Nanjo House)〉

Open time Strawberry-Picking:End of December ~End of Mary

(Free-flow or Package sales from picking)

To make your own parifait :Held during strawberry season with certain time

※Depending on the growth of strawberry, the open period and time would be changed. For details, from Here to check

Open time 10:00~
Closed time Depending on the capacity and the growth of strawberry
Fee Here to check。
Parking Available
Mapcode 232 559 448*65
Address 〒901-1400

沖縄県南城市玉城垣花 屋宜原555番

Notes ※Based on first-come-first-served basis.

 

〈Chura Ichigo (Itoman House)〉

Open time Strawberry-Picking:End of December ~End of Mary

(Free-flow or Package sales from picking)

※Depending on the growth of strawberry, the open period and time would be changed. For details, from Hereto check.

Open time 10:00~
Closed time Depending on the capacity and the growth of strawberry
Fee Hereto check。
Parking In general, parking is not provided.

(It is possible to park at the entrance of the house, however, please do not block the way. Please check the staff on that day for any enquiries.)

Map code 232 308 540*18
Address 〒901-0344
沖縄県糸満市伊原352

Notes Reservations are only available on weekdays

※ On weekends or public holidays, it is served on first-come-first-served basis。

 

 

To have something meaningful to do on the weekends☆.。.:*・゜

 

 

 

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