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The 18th Uruma Festival!

If you want to experience the authentic local festival in Okinawa, where you can mingle with the locals and think to yourself, “I have no idea what they’re doing or why, but it looks like a lot of fun,” then mark your calendars because the 18th Uruma Festival is right around the corner, and it’s going to be a blast! 📅✨

📍 Where: Uruma City Gusukawa Comprehensive Sports Park [Google Pin]
📅 When: October 14 (Saturday) and 15 (Sunday), 2023.
🕒 Time: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

What To Expect

The Uruma Festival is a two-day extravaganza packed with incredible entertainment, cultural experiences, and thrilling events that will leave you wanting more! 🌟

🌆 Experience Traditional Performing Arts The festival kicks off with a modern dance performance titled “Kanto no Asama Wari × Dragon God Legend,” bringing to life the captivating story of the 10th generation lord of Katsuren Castle, Asama Wari. 🏯

🎤 Local Artists Take the Stage Prepare to be wowed by the incredible talents of local artists who will be gracing our stages. 🎶

🕺 High School Dance Showcase Young and talented high school students will be taking center stage to showcase their dance moves. It’s going to be a dance extravaganza! 💃🕺

🐂 Bullfighting Competition If you’ve ever been curious about bullfighting, here’s your chance! Witness the excitement of a real bullfighting competition up close at the Uruma City Ishikawa Multipurpose Dome. 🐃

🎆 Spectacular Fireworks Finale Both days of the festival will conclude with a breathtaking fireworks display that will light up the autumn night sky. Don’t miss this dazzling spectacle! 🎇🌌


October 14 (Saturday)

  • Hero Show (Bullfighting Warrior and Traditional God Ulma)
  • Stage (XICO)
  • U-1 Grand Prix Jump Rope Competition
  • “Cute and Cool” U-12 Kids Dance Carnival
  • Bullfighting Competition (Venue: Uruma City Ishikawa Multipurpose Dome)
  • Free Sapling Distribution (Limited to 500 pots)
  • Fireworks Display

October 15 (Sunday)

  • Kanto no Asama Wari × Dragon God Legend
  • Stage (Ayano Uema, DELUXE × DELUXE, REVERSE, PRYZM)
  • 10th Hii-puu’s Okinawa Folk Entertainment King Competition
  • U-1 Grand Prix Tug-of-War Competition
  • “Cute and Cool” U-12 Kids Dance Carnival (Judge: Lucky Ikeda)
  • High School Student Dance Showcase
  • Fireworks Display

Parking Information

Please note that there is no parking available at the venue. But don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with convenient shuttle bus services from the following temporary parking lots:

  • 🚌 Uruma City Hall [Google Pin]
  • 🚌 Uruma City Civic Arts Theater [Google Pin]
  • 🚌 Old Pachinko Parlor at Kawata Entrance [Google Pin]
  • 🚌 Second Parking Lot at Tozashima Commercial Facility [Google Pin]

The 18th Uruma Festival promises non-stop fun, entertainment, and cultural experiences that the whole family can enjoy. So, gather your friends and family, and make your way to the Uruma City Gusukawa Comprehensive Sports Park on October 14th and 15th, 2023. 🎪🎈

Don’t miss out on this exciting event that’s sure to create lasting memories! We can’t wait to see you there! 🥳🎉


⚠️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.