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Date: Sunday, 28 July, 2019       Time: 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Guadalupe - Veteran's Memorial Cultural Building
313 West Tunnell
Santa Maria, CA 93458

Website: Click to Visit

Guadalupe Buddhist Church Annual Obon Festival at Veteran's Memorial. The Obon Festival an annual Buddhist event held to commemorate one’s ancestors. It is believed that each year during Obon, the ancestors’ spirits return to this world in order to visit their relatives.

Please join us for this family fun day in Santa Maria, CA. This festival is open to everyone of all ages and will feature Bonsai and martial arts demonstrations, taiko drumming, with the highlight being the Obon dancing which all are welcome to participate in. Traditional Japanese food as well as some local favorites such as udon, sushi, teriyaki chicken dinner, kushiyaki, wontons, and strawberry shortcake will be available for your enjoyment. We even have a FREE fun interactive arts and crafts area for the kids, everything from Origami to face painting, along with handmade items for purchase. So come out to learn more the Japanese culture in the Santa Maria Valley. We look forward to seeing you there. To see more, click on any of the photos below.

Do you want to get more involved? In the days leading up to the festival, we work with volunteers from the community to help put this festival together. You can help cooking, making sushi, making signs and so much more. It’s a great way to give back, make new friends and learn more about the Santa Maria Japanese community and the Guadalupe Buddhist Church. Start by clicking on the Contact Us link above and sending us an email!

Obon Festival Date
July 28, 2019 - Sunday

Obon Festival Time
11:30 am - 6:00 pm

Bon Odori Dance
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (Not confirmed)

Tickets
Admission is FREE
$5.00 - Raffle tickets
$10.00 - 1/2 Teriyaki Chicken dinner with rice and edamame
Additional food and crafts available for purchase on site!

Where to Park?
Free street parking

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See Obon Practice Schedule
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Obon dance practice schedule: Coming
Bring your kachi kachi, towels and fans. Refreshments will be served.

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Celebrate the Japanese Culture food, performances and dancing.
(Please always confirm date & times, the schedule could change)

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Obon Festival Location
Veteran's Community Center, 313 West Tunnell St., Santa Maria, CA 93458.

Obon Festival Title
Guadalupe Buddhist Church Obon Festival - Veteran's Memorial Cultural Building (Sun only)

 




Sunday, 28 July, 2019

Contact

Guadalupe Obon - Veteran Memorial Cultural Center

Phone: (805) 343-1053
Website: Click to Visit

Cost

free

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