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2017 - 79th Annual Ginza Bazaar & Obon Odori Street Festival - Buddhist Church of San Francisco (Different times) Updated: 10 days ago

Date: Saturday, 22 July, 2017       Time: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Buddhist Church of San Francisco (SF)
1881 Pine Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Phone: (415) 776-3158
Official Website: Click to Visit

The San Francisco Buddhist Church will be holding its annual Ginza Bazaar in July. The Ginza Bazaar will feature many food booths such as teriyaki chicken, sushi, udon, BBQ ribs, curry, and homemade baked goods. In addition, silent auction, children's games, boutique featuring many homemade crafts and clothing, tea salon, and bingo. On Saturday afternoon, there will be a kendo (Japanese martial art of swordsmanship) demonstration and Japanese kamishibai (storytelling) performance.

Sunday from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, there will be an O-Bon dance. O-Bon dance is a Japanese Buddhist folk dance performed outdoors with dancers colorfully dressed in happi coats, yukata, and kimonos. It is also a time to remember and honor all those who have passed on before us. All are welcome to attend the event and participate in the dancing.

This Event Will be 2 days
Saturday & Sunday: (Bazaar in the Gym, Silent Auction and Tea Salon across the street at Stuart Hall auditorium, performances and demonstrations at both locations.)

Sunday Only: Bon Odori & Taiko. Location on Octavia Street

July 22 - 23, 2017

Sat: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Bon Odori Dance Street Festival
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bon Odori Practices Dates
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - in gym

Event Title
Annual Ginza Bazaar & O-bon Odori - Buddhist Church of San Francisco (Different times)

Event Location
Buddhist Church of San Francisco, 1881 Pine Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Japanese Obon Festival & Bon Odori Schedule

[Please always confirm date & times, the schedule could change]


Saturday, 22 July, 2017

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SF Buddhist Church

Phone: (415) 776-3158
Official Website: Click to Visit


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