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Discover the Delight of Okinawa’s Sweet Potatoes at Umfes 2032 in Yomitan! – November 19

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Hey, sweet potato enthusiasts! Mark your calendars because something exciting is happening on November 19, 2023! 📆 We’re thrilled to share information about “Umfes 2032 in Yomitan,” a fabulous event celebrating the heart and soul of Okinawa – the humble yet delicious sweet potato!

Yomitan Sweet Potato Festival

🍠 What’s Umfes 2032 in Yomitan All About? 🍠

“Umu,” the local term for sweet potatoes, takes center stage at this event. Did you know that sweet potatoes made their first appearance in Japan right here in Okinawa? Since 2022, Umfes has been on a mission to showcase the unique flavors of locally grown sweet potatoes and elevate the sweet potato experience for everyone.

Yomitan Sweet Potato Festival

🎪 Event Highlights: What to Expect 🎪

🥔 Tasty Treats Galore

The parking lot at JA Okinawa Yomitan Farmers Market Yunta Market transforms into a sweet potato haven! Indulge in a variety of mouthwatering delights such as baked sweet potatoes, sweet potato-based sweets, and more.

👩‍🍳 Chef’s Corner

Immerse yourself in sweet potato bliss with booths offering a range of dishes. From traditional favorites to innovative sweet potato creations, there’s something for every palate.

🎤 Stage Spectacular

Be entertained and educated with stage events! Learn about the revival of the sweet potato-infused drink “IMUGE.” Dive into the world of Okinawa’s native dialect through a captivating storytelling session featuring various picture books.

📚 Knowledge Hub

Join workshops to delve into the fascinating world of sweet potatoes. Explore topics such as sweet potato disease making in Okinawa, and gain insights into this unique local challenge.

🗓️ Event Schedule

  • Date: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Location: JA Okinawa Yomitan Farmers Market [ Google Pin ]
  • Admission: Free
  • Parking: Available

🚚 Yomi Marche – Food Truck Fiesta! 🚚

Don’t miss the “Yomi Marche,” where local kitchen trucks unite to bring you a delightful selection of dishes! 🌮🍜 From savory to sweet, the food truck lineup promises a gastronomic adventure.

Ready to embark on a sweet potato journey like never before? Join us at Umfes 2032 in Yomitan for a day filled with flavor, fun, and the fantastic world of Okinawa’s favorite tuber! 🍠✨


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.