2018 Gardena Buddhist Church Obon Festival & Bon Odori (2 Days) This is the Largest Obon Festival in the South Bay Area
Obon or 'Festival of the Dead' is celebrated in Japanese-American communities all over the country in the middle of July or August. In America, obon has become a key event for both the Buddhist temples and the local community, as well as a celebration of the rich Japanese-American cultural heritage. Obon features bon odori folk dancing, live music and taiko, games, and lots of food.
Gardena is the largest Obon Festival in the South Bay area.
Program Taiko Music Obon Odri Line Dancing
Japanese Foods Sushi Udon Teriyaki Chicken Beef Teriyaki Curry Rice Rides Games Crafts Corn Dry Goods Plants Dango Shave ice Soda Bingo Martial Arts Demonstration Kendo
Gardena Obon Festival Date August 11 - 12, 2018
Festival Time Sat: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm Sun: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Both Nights 4:45 pm: Taiko by Jodaiko, UC Irvine 5:15 pm: Taiko by Isami Taiko
Bon Odori Dance Time 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Bon Odori Dance
Obon Dance Practice Dates - Locate All Practice Dates: http://bit.ly/2rExLbR June & July Bon Odori Practice Dance Dates Days: Tuesday & Thursdays Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Find ALL Japanese Summer Festivals - See Calendar List: http://bit.ly/TTkHid Celebrate the Japanese Culture – food, performances and dancing.
(Please always confirm date & times, the schedule could change)
Event Location Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 W 166th St., Gardena, CA 90247
Event Title Gardena Obon Buddhist Church Obon Festival and Odori (2 Days) (Different times)