Skip to content

Okinawa Bougainvillea Fair: A Colorful Spectacle (March 1 – May 6, 2024)

  • Events

The Southeast Botanical Gardens in Okinawa City is gearing up to host the spectacular Okinawa Bougainvillea Fair, spanning from March 1 to May 6, 2024. This event promises a visual feast for flower enthusiasts and visitors looking to bask in the warmth and beauty of spring in Japan.

Okinawa South East Botanical Garden Bougainvillea Fest

Event Highlights

  • Japan’s Largest Bougainvillea Tower: Marvel at the sight of the towering structure, standing tall at about 8 meters, surrounded by a sea of vibrant bougainvillea blossoms.
  • A Million Bougainvillea Blooms: The gardens come alive with the dazzling colors of over a million bougainvillea flowers, set against the perfect backdrop of the Okinawan blue sky.

Event Schedule

Daytime Activities

  • Enjoy the colorful display of bougainvilleas during the day. Perfect for photographers and nature lovers alike.

Exclusive Weekend and Holiday Offerings

  • Free Bougainvillea Guides (Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays from 3:30 PM): Join the staff for insightful mini-guides around the garden.
  • Yassy-go Spring Special Service (Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays from 3:45 PM, ¥500 per person): Take a guided bus tour around the garden with audio commentary, showcasing the season’s best flora.

Happiness in Okinawa Is…

A heart warming book that illustrates 365 happy moments about living on Okinawa. Now on sale on Amazon and in store.

Evening Illuminations

  • As dusk falls, the gardens transform with the “Okinawa Tropical Illumination,” including the specially lit bougainvillea tower, offering a different yet equally mesmerizing experience.
Okinawa South East Botanical Garden Bougainvillea Fest

Admission Details

Daytime (9:30 AM to 5:00 PM):

  • Adults: ¥1,540
  • Youth (13–17 years): ¥1,050
  • Children (4–12 years): ¥600
  • Under 3s: Free

Nighttime (5:00 PM to 10:00 PM)

  • Adults: ¥2,150
  • Youth (13–17 years): ¥1,250
  • Children (4–12 years): ¥750
  • Under 3s: Free

One-Day Pass (9:30 AM to 10:00 PM)

  • Adults: ¥2,800
  • Youth (13–17 years): ¥1,500
  • Children (4–12 years): ¥1,000
  • Under 3s: Free


Okinawa South East Botanical Garden Bougainvillea Fest

📍 Southeast Botanical Gardens, 2146 Chibana, Okinawa City, Okinawa Prefecture.

📍 Google Pin:

This event is a wonderful opportunity to experience the beauty of Okinawa in the spring and enjoy the outdoor splendor offered by the Southeast Botanical Gardens. Whether you’re an avid gardener, a photography enthusiast, or simply looking to enjoy a day out with family and friends, the Okinawa Bougainvillea Fair has something for everyone. Remember, the event’s offerings vary, so checking the schedule for specific dates and times is a good idea to make the most of your visit.

Shop with us in Okinawa for one of a kind arts & gifts designed in Okinawa by local artist. Ship to USA


⚠️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.

Are you navigating the wild world of Social Media?

Fantastic! Glide on over and give us a follow on Facebook and Instagram. It’s like having a little sunshine in your digital life! And for the cherry on top, join our Okinawa Bucket List Facebook group. It’s your go-to spot for all the coolest, must-do activities in Okinawa. It’s like having a front-row seat to the best show in town, all from the comfort of your screen.