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Yonabaru Waterfront Festa 2024: A Local Celebration of Community and Crafts on March 3rd, 2024

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The Yonabaru Town is set to host the Yonabaru Waterfront Festa 2024, a modest yet meaningful local event that highlights the beauty of community engagement and the joy of hands-on experiences. Scheduled for Sunday, March 3, 2024, this event promises a day filled with activities that cater to all ages, emphasizing the simple pleasures of being together by the water.

Photo source: Yonabaru Navi

What’s on Offer?

At the heart of Yonabaru, along the serene Agarihama Waterway, the festa brings a renewed spirit this year, offering a variety of activities that are accessible to everyone, free of charge. Here’s what participants can look forward to:

  • Handmade Lantern Making: Immerse yourself in the art of crafting your own lantern.
  • Canoe Experiences: Paddle through the calm waters and enjoy the scenic views.
  • Nordic Walking: Join in for a refreshing walk along the waterfront.
  • Water-Based Experiences: Engage in fun activities that make the most of the waterfront setting.

Additionally, the festa will host a range of stage events, featuring performances by local musicians across various genres and a magical show by MASA MAGIC, ensuring that there’s never a dull moment.

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Gourmet Delights and More

No local festa is complete without the chance to indulge in some gourmet treats. Yonabaru’s local restaurants will be bringing their best to the waterfront, with food stalls and trucks offering delicious options to satisfy your cravings. It’s a perfect opportunity to enjoy great food in the company of friends and family, all while supporting local businesses.

Photo source: Yonabaru Navi

Event Schedule Highlights 📅

Make sure not to miss any of the exciting activities planned:

  • 10:00 AM: Event Kickoff
  • 2:00 PM: Kanachi Children’s Association
  • 3:00 PM: Team Inoha
  • 4:00 PM: Marimvista
  • 5:00 PM: piec3poppo
  • 5:45 PM: Organizer’s Greeting & Tourism Ambassador Unveiling Ceremony
  • 6:30 PM: Ryuty
  • 7:30 PM: MASA MAGIC
  • 8:30 PM: Mayumi Yamakawa & Shimauta Girl Ten

Note: The event will proceed in light rain but will be canceled in case of severe weather. Any cancellations will be communicated through Yonabaru Town’s official channels.

MASA MAGIC performing on street. Photo source:

Practical Information

  • Date: March 3, 2024 (Sunday)
  • Locations: Gotenyama Youth Plaza and Gotenyama Waterfront Park in Yonabaru Town, Okinawa [ Google Pin ].
  • Parking: Available at Agarihama Baseball Field [ Google Pin ] & Okinawa Women’s Junior College [ Google Pin ]. Due to limited spots, using public transportation is recommended.

The Yonabaru Waterfront Festa 2024 is more than just an event; it’s a celebration of community, crafts, and the joy of shared experiences. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor looking to engage with the community, this festa offers a gentle reminder of the pleasures found in simple, communal activities.

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⚠️Disclaimer: Our passion for supporting local businesses drives us to share information about events in the Okinawa area. Please note that Oki Social is not responsible for hosting this event. It’s important to be aware that the event’s host reserves the right to make changes or even cancel the event without prior notice. Some photos and videos may come from various sources on the internet, whether official or unofficial. It is possible that some photos and videos may have been taken from the same event in previous occurrences.

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