Entertainment abounds at Camp Foster Festival
The 2015 season for Marine Corps Community Services entertainment festivals is here, firing up the organization’s energies for the Camp Foster Festival this weekend.
The free festival is open at Camp Foster both Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. ~ 10 p.m. The festival is open to all with Department of Defense identification, as well as to Japanese citizens. Entry to the camp is only through Gate 5, the Kitamae Commissary Gate, for Japanese citizens.
Festival-goers can be prepared to experience everything that makes a festival worth celebrating, with free top-notch entertainment, amusement rides, Kiddie Land for the children and a variety of festival foods such as yakitori, yakisoba, and spare ribs. The most anticipated event at the festival is featured entertainment from A Day to Remember on Saturday evening.
Saturday entertainment kicks off at 2:30 p.m. with Clown Kotora’s balloon performance, followed by Tamachu Hiroto and a street juggling performance. Ouka’s Taiko Drum performance is at 3:30 p.m. and Kalapana live Hawaiian music at 4 p.m. NU Reality rhythm and blues is on stage at 5:15 p.m., followed at 6:15 p.m. by the Koza City Rockers. A Day to Remember kicks off at 8 p.m.
On Sunday, Clown Kotora opens at 2:45 p.m., Ryukyu Kirara Okinawan Cultural performance at 3:15 p.m., followed by the Kalapana live Hawaiian music. Classic Hits cover band Reverse plays at 5:30 p.m., T-DA Hip Hop Dance at 7 p.m., and Apache Band with live variety music closes the shows at 8 p.m.
There will be shuttles from designated parking areas to the festival. No pets, outside alcohol, bottles, backpacks or coolers will be allowed. Taxi and daiko services will be available.