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2024 Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Obon Summer Festival Event, Los Angeles, Japantown (Bon Odori, Taiko, Bingo, Games, Japanese Food..) 2 Days
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Date: Sunday, 14 July, 2024       Time: 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Map of Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple - LA Betsuin, 815 First Street

Nishi Hongwanji Los Angeles Obon Festival Event features Bon Odori (folk dancing), live music and Taiko, flowers, carnival games, martial arts demonstrations, cultural exhibits, and drinks/delicious food, tea ceremony, doll exhibit, bingo. In Little Tokyo, this is one of the largest Obon Festivals in the Los Angeles area.  

There will be food booths (Sunday) and games for the kids.

Stage Entertainment: Taiko, folk dance, music.

Public invited to participate.

Obon Festival Event Dates
July 13 - 14, 2024

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Obon Festival Event Times
Sat & Sun: 3:30 - 8:30 pm 

Bingo: 7 pm - 8:30 pm

Bon Odori Dancing Start 
Sat & Sun: 6:30 pm

Event Parking 
Street parking is usually going to be a problem, look to use surround parking lots.
If you plan to dance, please go early because it will be difficult to find parking. 

Bon Odori Dance Practice Schedule
Practices Times: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Odori Dates: June 16, 20, 23, 25, 2024; July 7, 10, 2024
Practice Location: Northwest parking lot.

Nishi Temple Obon & Practice Dates   

Note: During this weekend, just down the street is another Obon Festival: 

Zenshuji Soto Mission Annual Summer Obon Matsuri Festival (1 Day)

Zenshuji Summer Obon Matsuri Festival

Obon Festival Event Location
Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 815 First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Obon Festival Event Title
Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Obon Summer Festival - Los Angeles, Little Tokyo (2 days) - Bon Odori, Live Taiko, Bingo, Games, Delicious Japanese Food Booths, Farmers Market - Los Angeles - 1st Street


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Phone: (213) 680-9130

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