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Okinawa International Carnival 2023 – November 25, 26

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Are you ready for a thrilling weekend filled with music, culture, and vibrant festivities? The Okinawa International Carnival 2023 is just around the corner, and it promises to be a two-day extravaganza like no other!

🗓️ Save the Date: November 25th (Saturday) & 26th (Sunday), 2023

🎵 A Rhythmic Paradise for Music Lovers

If you’re a music enthusiast, the first day at the carnival is tailor-made for you. Head over to the Music Town 1F Music Plaza between 3:00 PM and 9:00 PM for an electrifying lineup of live music performances. 🎤 🎸 Afterward, explore the vibrant streets of Kozagate, Ichiban-gai, and Park Avenue, where a fantastic live house circuit awaits. Hop from one venue to another and immerse yourself in various music genres. 🏙️ 🎶

🕺 Dance to the Beat of Eisa and Mini Samba Carnival

On the first day, the shopping district will come alive with the rhythms of Eisa and a Mini Samba Carnival. Feel the energy, join the festivities, and experience the rich cultural tapestry that is unique to Okinawa City. 💃 🥁

Okinawa Internation Carnival 2023

Photo source: Ryukyu Shimpon

🏍️ Bike Parades, World Parades, and More

The second day of the carnival is no less exciting. Kozagate Street, the shopping district, Central Park Avenue, and Yaeshima Park will be buzzing with activity. Look out for bike parades, world parades, dazzling dance performances, and more. You won’t want to miss out on the fantastic music live shows! 🌍 🏞️

🍔 Food, Fun, and Family

The carnival is not just about music and culture; it’s a family-friendly event. You’ll find food trucks dishing out delicious treats, fun activities for the little ones, merchandise to commemorate your visit, and experience corners to make lasting memories with your loved ones. 🍔 🎠

🎫 Event Essentials

  • Dates: November 25th (Saturday) and 26th (Sunday), 2023
  • Admission: Free
  • Parking: Not available (Please use public transportation like buses or taxis)

November 25th (Saturday):

  • Venue: Music Town 1F Music Plaza [Google Pin]
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Content: Music live performances, etc.
  • After the Music Town event, a live house circuit will be held in locations like Kozagate Street, Ichiban-gai, and Park Avenue in collaboration with various live houses.

November 26th (Sunday):

  • Venue: Gate2 Street [Google Pin]
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Events: Bike parade, world parade, dance events, music live performances, food trucks, etc.

  • Venue: Gate 2 Street Arcade [Google Pin]
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Events: World Bazaar, San City Yokocho Food Fest, merchandise, experience corner

  • Venue: Park Avenue [Google Pin]
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Events: coming soon

  • Venue: Yaeshima Park [Google Pin]
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Events: Music live performances, food trucks, SUMO tournament

⚠️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.