18th Force Support Squadron Christmas Events

We have so many spectacular Christmas events! Here is a full list of events in alphabetical order by facility!



Auto Hobby • 966-7355

Holiday Special
23 – 24 December
Free labor on an oil change when oil and filter are purchased at Auto Hobby. By appointment only.


Banyan Tree Golf Course • 966-7321

Holiday Scramble
Saturday , 19 December
Shotgun start • 7 am
$50 • Per person
Four person format. Sign up as a group or individually and be paired. Flights based on team handicap. Price includes lunch, awards, and prizes. All participants will receive an entry into the Holiday Shopper Drawing. Register by Wednesday, 16 December.


Kadena Arts & Crafts • 966-7347

Holiday Sea Glass Wreath
5 & 6 December • 11 am – 1 :30 pm
$18 • Per person (Ages 13 & over)
This is a wonderful class for students to learn how to use sea glass to create a wreath.  Design and cement glass or shells on a braided wreath, varnish and add a bow to finish the project.

Christmas Ornament Origami
13 & 19 December • 3 pm – 4 pm
$10 • Per person (Ages 7 – 12)
Learn techniques in folding Origami paper to make a unique Christmas ornament craft.


Kadena Base Library • 634-1502

Christmas Tree Bingo
Now through Wednesday, 23 December
Read one book and choose a gift from under our Christmas tree. Read five books to get Bingo and be entered into a drawing for our grand prize Christmas gift!

FOCUS Story Time: Christmas
Wednesday, 9 December • 10 am – 11 am
Book • The Last Christmas Tree by Stephen Krensky
Craft • Create your own Christmas picture frame!

Polar Express
Saturday, 12 December • 10 am – 11 am
Story, songs and hot chocolate!

Story Time with Mrs. Claus
Wednesday, 16 December • 10 am – 11 am

Christmas Crafts
Christmas Slippers
Tuesday, 1 December • 4 pm – 5 pm
Ages 10 & over

Christmas Crackers
Tuesday, 8 December • 4 pm – 5 pm
Ages 10 & over

Befana Brooms
Tuesday, 15 December • 4 pm – 5 pm
Ages 10 & over

New Year’s Decoration
Tuesday, 22 December • 4 pm – 5 pm
Ages 10 & over


Kadena Information, Tickets & Travel • 966-7333

Okinawa Childrens’ Zoo Christmas Light Show • 23 – 28 December
Southeast Botanical Illumination • 27 November – 14 February
Come and share the holiday spirit at the Okinawa Childrens’ Zoo. Colorful lights, games, food and entertainment are sure to provide a great time for the whole family!

Itoman Illumination Celebration
Wednesday, 30 December • 6 pm – 10 pm
Come with us to Itoman Tourist Farm and see the brilliance of over 1.3 million lights that represent the population of Okinawa and their hope for peace and harmony on earth. Enjoy entertainment and food booths at one of Okinawa’s most popular events!

Stop by Kadena Information, Tickets & Travel to purchase tickets and sign up for a tour to avoid the hassle of parking!


Kadena Officers’ Club • 966-7409

Giant Stocking Giveaway
1 – 24 December

Make a purchase at the Kadena Officers’ Club any day between 1 and 24 December, and you could win one of our giant stockings. Winners will be announced on Thursday, 24 December during Lunch with Santa!

Kiddie Disco Presents: Lunch with Santa

Saturday, 24 Dec • 11 am – 3:30 pm

Come have lunch with Santa! Take a picture with the jolly old St. Nick and be sure to tell him what you want to find under your Christmas tree!

Christmas Day Buffet

Friday, 25 December • 10:30 am – 2 pm
$19.95 • Adults ($2 members discount)
$8.95 • Ages 5 – 12 ($1 members discount)
$3 • Ages 4 & under

Feast on carved Prime Rib, Sliced Turkey with Gravy, Honey Ham, Apple Glazed pork loin, Baked Mahi Mahi and all the sides! Open to all.


Okuma Beach • 631-1991/1992

Christmas Gourmet Dinner

Friday, 25 December • 5 pm – 9 pm
Relax and enjoy a holiday dinner and live entertainment! In addition to special menu items, we will have a fantastic selection of featured dishes to choose from. All dinners include our soup, salad and fruit bar, desserts and beverages with your choice of a glass of champagne or house wine.


Risner Fitness Center • 634-5128

Jingle Jog 5k with USO Kadena
Saturday, 19 December • 8 am
Register the day of for this free event!


Rocker NCO Club • 966-7234

Christmas Dinner To-Go
Orders placed • Tuesday, 1 December until Wednesday, 23 December
Pick up Thursday, 24 December • 11 am – 5 pm
Includes ham or turkey, stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes, a pie and more!

Sunday Breakfast with Santa
Sunday, 13 December • 8 am – 2 pm
Join us for breakfast and have your kids visit with Santa!

Christmas Day Buffet
Friday, 25 December • 10:30 am – 2 pm
Enjoy a delicious spread of your Christmas favorites along side an assortment of sushi.


Teen Center • 634-3866

Ice Skating Field Trip
Saturday, 5 December • 1 pm – 5 pm
Open to only members of the Teen Center.

Bake Sale
Friday, 11 December • 2 pm until sold out
We are raising money for the Winter Fest Celebration.

Winter Fest Celebration
Friday, 18 December • 8 pm
Open only to members of the Teen Center.

Secret Santa
Friday, 18 December
Open only to members of the Teen Center. Sign up before Thursday, 17 December. Bring a wrapped gift worth $5 and under.


Youth Sports and Fitness • 634-1384

5th Annual Tinsel Trot
Saturday, 12 December • 8 am
Free and open to all ages
No pre-registration is required! Come to the Risner Fitness Center for our annual race and have some fit family fun!