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2022 Gardena Buddhist Church Obon Festival Event & Bon Odori (Sunday Only) Live Taiko & Bon Odori Dancing - Largest Japanese Obon Festival in SouthbayNEW

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2022 Gardena Buddhist Church Obon Festival Event & Bon Odori (Sunday Only) Live Taiko & Bon Odori Dancing - Largest Japanese Obon Festival in Southbay
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Date: Sunday, 14 August, 2022       Time: 4:30 pm
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Gardena Buddhist Church
1517 W 166th St.
Gardena, CA 90247
USA


Phone: (310) 327-9400
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Map of Gardena Buddhist Church , 1517 W 166th St.

THIS TAIKO & DANCE EVENT IS SUNDAY. 

2022 Annual Gardena Buddhist Church Obon Festival Event is Coming in August.  

Obon is a time to express our gratitude and joy for the causes and conditions and people (past and present) that have made our lives possible. This is especially true for our temple since we are celebrating our 95th Anniversary. For many years we have been fortunate to have the support of the community at our Obon Carnival and Dance, so this year, we would like to give back to the community by hosting a Food Drive in support of the City of Gardena Emergency Service Food Pantry.

This is the Largest Japanese Obon Festival in the South Bay Area.

This was last updated: June 30, 2022.

Garden Obon Date
August 14, 2022 - Sunday (1 Day)

Sunday Schedule
4:30 pm: Taiko Performance
5:00 pm: Obon Odori

* Dancing Only: No food will be sold on Sunday.

Where Can You Park?
There is only street parking available.  You can park on any of the residential streets.  You may have to park far but walking-wise it isn't that far.

Where will be the Bon Odori Dance?
The street of the Bon Odori dance is on Halldale Ave, this street will be close for the dancing.

Were there be Food During the Bon Odori dance?
In 2022, there will be no food sold on Sunday.

How Large is Gardena Obon Festival?
Gardena Obon is the largest southern California Obon for Bon Odori dancing.  The entire street will be close for dancers. 

What Entertainment will there be at Gardena Obon festival?
There will be live Taiko before the Bon Odori Dancing. 

What Do People Wear at Garden Obon Festival?
People often wear a yukata which is a type of kimono that is worn in the summer. 

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Pre-Order Obon Bento
Members and Guests may order bento for pickup on Saturday, 8/13 at the Gardena Buddhist Church.
Pre-Order before July 30

(Quantities are Limited)

Contact: [email protected] or 310-327-9400 

Pickup date: August 13, 2022





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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 13 - 14, 2022 (2 Days) - Saturday & Sunday

Festival Event 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 Event Time
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Bon Odori Dance event

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Days: Tuesday & Thursdays
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 Event Location
Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 W 166th St., Gardena, CA 90247

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

   

Sunday, 14 August, 2022



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