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CANCELED - 2020 Gardena Buddhist Church Obon Festival & Bon Odori (2 Days) This is the Largest Japanese Obon Festival in the South Bay AreaNewly Listed

Date: Saturday, 8 August, 2020       Time: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gardena Buddhist Church
1517 W 166th St.
Gardena, CA 90247
USA


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

The Annual Gardena Buddhist Church Obon & Bon Odori Festival will be held for two days in Gardena.  There will be a lot of food boths, drinks, games for t he kids and dancing.  

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 Japanese food.

Gardena Obon Festival is the largest Obon Festival in the South Bay (Los Angeles) area.  The amount of dancers line the street and worth watching or participating in this yearly event.   

Obon Program Performances
Live Taiko Music before dancing
Obon Odori Line Dancing

Japanese Food Booths at Festival
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 Dates
August 8 - 9, 2020 (2 Days) - CANCELED

Festival Times
Sat: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun: 3:00 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

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Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

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

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






Saturday, 8 August, 2020

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Gardena Buddhist Church - Alan Kita

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

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