Don't Miss Japanese Summer Festivals Events.   See Festivals List     See Calendar

   
        Contact Us  
MAY    Popular Events!  NEW Events!  Popular Japanese Festivals  Submit a Japanese Event

2017 Gardena Buddhist Church Obon Festival & Bon Odori (2 Days) This is the Largest Obon Festival in the South Bay Area

Date: Saturday, 12 August, 2017       Time: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gardena Buddhist Church
1517 W 166th St.
Gardena, CA 90247


Phone: (310) 327-9400
Official Website: Click to Visit

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.

Upcoming Schedule Next Update
Summer 2017


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 12 - 13, 2017

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

Odori Dance Practice Schedule
Days: Tuesday & Thursdays
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
June & July Bon Odori Practice Dance Dates
Coming

Event Title
Gardena Obon Buddhist Church Obon Festival and Odori (2 Days) (Different times)

Event Location
Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 W 166th St., Gardena, CA 90247

Japanese Obon Festival & Bon Odori Schedule
http://bit.ly/bLkTf

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

0015-007871-00
0017-014048-00


Saturday, 12 August, 2017

Additional Dates

View Full Series

Contact

Alan Kita

Phone: (310) 327-9400
Official Website: Click to Visit

Categories

Comments powered by Disqus