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2024 Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Annual Obon Festival (Bon Odori Dancing, Japanese Food, Dango, Games, Auction, Special Udon..) VHBT (2 Days)
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Date: Saturday, 20 July, 2024       Time: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (VHBT)
12371 Braddock Drive
Culver City, CA 90230
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Map of Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (VHBT), 12371 Braddock Drive

The Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will hold their annual Obon Festival on July 20-21, 2024 from 3pm to 9pm. Enjoy traditional Obon favorites like Chicken Teriyaki, Won Ton, Udon, Sushi, Andagi and Shave Ice. Lots of fun and games for the young ones too. Bid on our Silent Auction or take a chance on our Opportunity Drawing.

Some parking will be available at the Venice Japanese Community Center.

Food offerings:  Chicken Teriyaki bowl, Won Ton, Andagi (aka Okinawa Dango), our famous Udon, Shave Ice, Sushi, Asian Chicken Salad, Hot Dogs and a Beer Garden.  

Special Udon
This special udon being served at the Venice Obon Festival, curated by George Asawa and the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple community, holds cultural significance and serves as a cherished tradition. Joe Belli involvement in the preparation of this udon dish (dashi) showcases his dedication to preserving and sharing Japanese culinary heritage. The udon represents a culinary symbol of the festival, bringing people together to celebrate and honor ancestors while fostering a sense of unity and cultural pride through the generations.

Festival Schedule
• Food (chicken teriyaki, wonton, the return of Venice’s famous udon, andagi (Okinawa dango), sushi, chicken salad, shave ice, beverages
• Games
• Silent Auction
• Opportunity Drawing- $1,000 Grand Prize

Venice Obon Festival Event Dates
July 20-21, 2024 - Saturday & Sunday

Venice Obon Festival Event Times 
Sat : 3:00 - 9:00 pm
Sun: 3:00 - 9:00 pm

Bon Odori Dance Times
7:00 pm both days

Venice Obon Dance Practice Dates
Practice Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Days: 06/26/2024, 07/01/2024, 07/03/2024, 07/08/2024, 07/10/2024, 07/15/2024

Venice Buddhist Obon & Practice Dates   

Obon Festival Event Location
Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 12371 Braddock Drive, Culver City, CA 90230

Obon Festival Event Title
Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Annual Obon Festival (VHBT) (2 Days, different times) - Taiko, Dancing, Children Games, Food..

Venice has 2 Japanese Festivals You Can See
• Two Different Venues are minutes apart.

1) Matsuri Summer Festival (June) Venice Japanese Community Center (VJCC)

2) Annual Obon Festival (July) Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple




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