Okyir festival The people of Anomabo celebrate the Okyir festival which is a week-long annual festival celebrated in the second week in the month of October. "Okyir" means "abomination" and the people celebrate this festival as a sign of cleansing or purification of the town from filth, evil spirits etc.
Highlights of the festival include the following activities:
• A yam festival celebrated by offering food to the 77 gods of the town.
• Vigil keeping.
• Preparation and distribution of food among friends and loved ones.
• A colourful durbar of chiefs.
• Beach programme.
The climax of the Okyir is on the second Sunday of October