Yokota Friendship Festival

Yokota Friendship Festival (Yokota Air Base)

A popular cross-cultural event, Yokota Friendship Festival, aka Nichibei Yukosai, returns on May 18-19.

As the annual festival marks its 48th installment, it continues to strengthen ties between the base and its neighbors. The event is a big crow-pleaser and draws over 100,000 visitors for the weekend festivities.

This year, visitors can expect aircraft static-displays, live music, food vendors and a variety of performances, base officials said.

If you plan to invite off-base friends, make sure to plan ahead as there is no vehicle parking for off-base visitors available at the venue. U.S. and Japanese visitors over 16 years old must bring a valid form of identification, such as passport, driver’s license, my number card or a residence identification card upon entry. Non-U.S. or non-Japanese visitors must register three days prior to event. In addition, visitors will be required to have their bags searched upon entry.

For more information, visit the website, and for continuous updates, monitor the Yokota Air Base Facebook page.

Make plans to have a great time at the Yokota Friendship Festival!

Things to know

Hours: May 18 and 19, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Entry: Via Yokota Air Base Supply/Ushihama Gate



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(Yokota Friendship Festival)

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