Ishigaki Festival & Events

 

okinawa islands ishigaki matsuri Ishigaki Matsuri
For two fun filled nights Shinei Park becomes the festival grounds where many exciting cultural and musical events take place. At the park vendors line the paths taunting passers by with their delicious treats and ...
ishigaki island marathon okinawa events Ishigaki Island Marathon
at the end of January runners get to take in scenery on the island from the best time of year. The purple cherry blossoms start to bloom giving a stark contrast to the greens of the landscape and blue of the ocean that the running courses ...
yaeyama beach opening festival ishigaki city Yaeyama Islands Beach Opening Festival
the first beach opening festival in Japan each year and leads the way for similar festivals to take place on all the other Okinawa Islands. The events of the day start out with a ...
BG Ishigaki Triathlon World Cup & Ishigaki Triathlon BG Ishigaki Triathlon World Cup & Ishigaki Triathlon
This international race is a major event on Ishigaki Island as it is one of the qualifying races for potential Olympic competitors. On the same day as the as the BG Ishigaki Triathlon World Cup is the Ishigaki Triathlon, an event geared more towards amateur athletes allowing ...
orion beer festivals ishigaki Orion Beer Festival
Cheap BEER! Good FOOD! Live ENTERTAINMENT! It doesn’t get much better during a hot Okinawa summer than the Orion Beer festival. The beer festival starts in the late afternoon and features a line-up of Okinawa entertainment, putting on ...
Tobarama Song Tournament ishigaki japan Tobarama Song Tournament
It does not get much more traditional on the Yaeyama Islands of Okinawa then the Tobarama Song Tournament. The theme of the songs tends to be lovers ballads as that is what is usually ...
Jyuu Roku Nichi Sai 16th Day Festival ishigakijima Jyuu Roku Nichi Sai -16th Day Festival
Singing, dancing and eating on their family’s tombs is an important part of Ishigaki, Okinawa culture. Each year at the beginning of March entire families gather to share food with their ancestors on top of or in front of the ...
Hari Taikai Dragon Boat Race ishigaki japan Hari Taikai - Dragon Boat Race
Many local groups participate in the festivities and fun competition but the main attraction is the race featuring the local fishermen. These hardened sea faring men do an interesting race often seen in Okinawa Hari which includes flipping over ...
Kyubon Angama Angama Procession ishigakijima okinawa japan Kyubon Angama - Angama Procession
As evening approaches households start burning bundles of grass at the entrances to their property. The smoke from the fires helps to guide the spirits of the ancestors to the homes of ...

 

North Okinawa Tours

 JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Northern Okinawa Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Ryukyu Mura where you can experience living history, and many more exciting places. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Nakijin-jo Castle World Heritage Bus Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Cape Manza, Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Nakijin-jo Castle, Nago Pineapple Park. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Marine Walk from Nago (Departs at 9:00 am)
Enjoy walking underwater through Okinawa's clear ocean by simply putting on a special helmet which draws air from the surface, you can breathe normally even while underwater and explore Okinawa's beautiful coral reefs.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Jet Skiing, Banana Boat & Super Mable Tour
Enjoy all 3 of these thrilling marine sports out on the open water. 
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Miyako Islands Hotels & Resorts

 Location  Rating  Hotel Name
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Atoll Emerald Miyakojima
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Miyakojima Tokyu Resort 
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Breeze Bay Marina 
 Miyako Is. 5 star hotel Shigira Bayside Suite ALLAMANDA