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Explore the Wonders of the 30th Haneji Dam Carp Streamer Festival in Nago City – May 4-5, 2024

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Hello fellow explorers! If you’re looking for a unique family-friendly outing this spring, mark your calendars for the 30th Haneji Dam Carp Streamer Festival. This delightful event will be held on May 4th and 5th, 2024, near the bustling Nago City, and it promises a blend of nature, culture, and fun activities suitable for all ages.

📍 Location

The festival takes place at the scenic lakeside and surrounding areas of Haneji Dam, located in Nago City. The setting is picturesque and ideal for a day out with the family, soaking in the natural beauty and the vibrant display of carp streamers.

🕗 Event Hours

The festivities run from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM on both days. For those interested in the full display of carp streamers, they will be up from April 27th through May 8th, offering a longer window to visit if you can’t make it on the main event days.

🎫 Admission & Parking

Good news! Admission to the festival is absolutely free, making it a perfect choice for a budget-friendly excursion. For convenience, a shuttle bus service will run from the Haneji Community Center (Haneji Branch Office), ensuring easy access to and from the event site.

🎈 Activities & Highlights

The festival is packed with activities that cater to both children and adults, making it an ideal family outing. Here’s what you can expect:

General Activities (May 4th & 5th)

  • Dam Facility Experience: Explore the dam embankment, museum, and enjoy boat rides on the lake.
  • Parent-Child Craft Workshops: Get creative with your little ones in a series of fun workshops.
  • River Play & Creature Exploration in Haneji Okawa: Splash around and learn about local wildlife with expert guides.
  • Big Maze & Sledding Experience: Adventure through a giant maze and enjoy sledding.
  • Educational Panels & Fire Brigade Demos: Learn about local wildlife and participate in exciting fire brigade demonstrations.

Special Activities

  • May 4th Only: Kids Soccer Festival and a historical walking tour of Haneji, guided by local experts.
  • May 5th Only: Eel catching contest for the kids and a sports corner featuring various disc games.

🍲 Food & Local Products

Besides the activities, there will be booths featuring local products and delicious food and drink options. It’s a great opportunity to support local businesses and taste regional specialties.

This festival not only offers fun and games but also serves as a cultural learning experience, highlighting the unique traditions and natural beauty of Okinawa. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor, the Haneji Dam Carp Streamer Festival provides a vibrant setting to enjoy a weekend filled with activities, nature, and community spirit.

So, pack your picnic baskets, grab your cameras, and head over to Haneji Dam for an unforgettable experience! 🌳🎏👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

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