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2022 Annual Tacoma Buddhist Temple Obon & Bon Odori Festival Event (Saturday) Live Taiko, Japanese Food, Beer Garden - Tacoma Buddhist TempleNEW

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2022 Annual Tacoma Buddhist Temple Obon & Bon Odori Festival Event (Saturday) Live Taiko, Japanese Food, Beer Garden - Tacoma Buddhist Temple
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Date: Saturday, 30 July, 2022       Time: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tacoma Buddhist Temple
1717 Fawcett Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 627-1417
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Tacoma Temple Obon will have NO Festival in 2022.

Please check back in 2023.



The summer Bon Odori Festival Event has been an annual tradition for over 65 years sponsored by the Tacoma Buddhist Temple. The public is welcome to participate and enjoy traditional Japanese festival dancing, taiko drumming entertainment, Japanese food, memorial candle lighting, beer garden serving local beer and sake and and plant sale. Candle lighting ceremony in the garden after the Bon Odori.

Thios event is free, everybody is welcome. 

Obon Festival Event Schedule
4:30 All concessions open
4:45 Obon Service
5:05 Fuji Taiko Performance
5:20 Obon Dancing Begins
6:30 Soran Bushi Dance Performance
7:00 Taiko Performance by Fuji Taiko and Seattle Matsuri
9:00 Closing Service and Candle Observance at Temple Garden

Obon Festival Event Date
July 30, 2021, Saturday

Obon Festival Event Time
Saturday: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm (Beer garden and food booths open at 4:30 pm)
Obon Bon Odori Dance Time
5:20 pm


Odori Dance Practice
Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Dates: July 16 - 18, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Social Hall at the Tacoma Buddhist Temple


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Celebrate the Japanese Culture food, performances and dancing.
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Obon Festival Event Location
Tacoma Buddhist Temple, 1717 Fawcett Street, Tacoma, WA 98402

Obon Festival Event Title
Annual Tacoma Buddhist Temple Obon & Bon Odori Festival (Saturday) - Tacoma Buddhist Temple




Saturday, 30 July, 2022

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