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2017 - 59th Zenshuji Soto Mission Annual Summer Obon Matsuri - Los Angeles (2 Days) Japanese Food, Taiko, Stage Performances, Carnival Games, etc.

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Date: Saturday, 8 July, 2017       Time: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Los Angeles - Zenshuji Soto Mission
123 S. Hewitt Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: (213) 624-8658
Location Website: Click to Visit

Zenshuji Soto Mission annual summer Obon Festival. This family event is a cultural event of authentic ethnic food, entertainment and displays.  If you enjoy sushi, udon, teriyaki, snowcones, fresh corn or if you're a little adventurous, we even have grilled octopus.  There are plants, flowers, and fresh produce for sale and a white elephant booth.  

For entertainment, we have singers, demonstrations, and our famous Zendeko taiko troop. Admission is free and the general public is welcome. We're located in Little Tokyo.

Obon Festival features Bon Odori (folk dancing), live music and taiko, flowers, carnival games, cultural exhibits, and drinks/delicious food.

Traditional dance, food, music and games for the whole family. It is a bright, charming event in the heart of the city for families and people of all ages.

Festival Obon Dates
July 8 - 9, 2017 - Saturday & Sunday

Festival Obon Times
Sat: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Admission is free and open to the public. Cash only for the food.

Bon Odori Dance
Sat: 6:00 pm
Sun: 6:15 pm

Obon Service
1:30 pm

Obon Dance Practice Dates - Locate All Practice Dates:  http://bit.ly/2s9h0JC
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Obon Festival Food
BBQ Chicken & Beef, Sushi, Ohagi, Udon, Umeboshi, Takoyaki, Ikayaki, Okinawa Dango, Wonton Chicken Salad, Corn, Tamales, Taco, Baked Goods, Snow Cones, Kintoki, Beer

Obon Festival Exhibits
Tea Ceremony Demonstrations, Ikebana Exhibits, Taiko Drumming, Carinval Games, Karaoke Contest, Shorinji Kempo, Folk Dancing, Folk Music. Please check the performance schedule on Zenshuji website.

(213) 624-8658

Obon Parking - 1st Street & Hewitt Street
Parking will be available at the city parking lot next to the Little Tokyo/Art District Train station on the First Street and Hewitt Street on both Saturday and Sunday.

Event Location
Zenshuji Soto Mission, 123 S. Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Event Title

Zenshuji Soto Mission Annual Obon Carnival - Los Angeles (2 Days)

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Celebrate the Japanese Culture – food, performances and dancing.

(Please always confirm date & times, the schedule could change)



Saturday, 8 July, 2017

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Zenshuji Soto Mission Office

Phone: (213) 624-8658
Location Website: Click to Visit


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