Halloween Costume Contest coming up at Mihama

Goblins and ghouls crawl on stage for the sixth annual Mihama Halloween Costume Contest on Oct. 31.

It’s not too late to get signed up for the annual Halloween Costume Contest in Mihama 2012, coming up October 31st 6 p.m. ~ 8 p.m. to thank customers for their frequent patronage to the Mihama area over the years.

This is sixth annual contest at the American Village in Mihama district of Chatan Town, includes

Smaller goblins compete in their own category.

not only the Halloween Costume Contest, but a variety of events around the village.  Invitations are extended to people who want to enter the contest.  Prizes go to the top 11 best dressing performers divided into adults and kids classes.

The contest is main event of the Halloween Mihama 2012, but some shops in the area will serve special offer on the day such as one free drink for dressing people. When walking through the American Village, ask these shops what kind of offers they serve. Some shops will stick the Halloween sticker on their entrance, so if you dressed in a costume on Halloween, you can go the shops and say “Trick or Treat.”

Registration for the contest can be done on their website at http://www.okinawa-americanvillage.com/.  The webpage is Japanese, but you can find an entry form in English on the

Everyone has a great time.

middle of the page.  Click the Halloween Mihama 2012’s banner, and then, click “English page is here” at the middle of the page, under poster image of the Halloween Mihama 2012, so you can reach the English entry form page.

The Halloween Mihama 2012 takes place on the special blocked-off street near the Ferris wheel. The costume contest will be started from 6 p.m. ~ 7:30 p.m. and the awards ceremony will be held from 7:30 to 8:00 p.m. Admission to the event is free.