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NEW! VIRTUAL - 2020 - 88th Annual Seattle Buddhist Temple Summer Obon Bon Odori Newly Listed

Date: Sunday, 19 July, 2020       Time: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple
1427 South Main Street
Seattle, WA 98144


Phone: (206) 329-0800
Website: Click to Visit

2020 Virtual Seattle Bon Odori Information 
Due to causes and conditions out of our control, this year’s 2020 Seattle Bon Odori will be an online only event. The SBBT Obon Committee is working hard to bring everyone an as real experience with dancing, music and more! Stay tuned and subscribe to our YouTube channel for our feature event on July 18th!

2020 Schedule
July 01, 2020: Dance practice tutorials available online
July 18, 2020: 2020 Virtual Seattle Bon Odori Presentation
July 19, 2020: Obon Cemetery Services Available Online

Last updated: June 23, 2020.

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Previous Year Obon

Seattle Buddhist Temple Obon Festival that features a variety of American and Japanese foods for sale, games, live entertainment, cultural displays, dancing, beer garden, live music.

Bon Odori is a traditional summer festival in which we honor our ancestors who have passed on, remember and appreciate all they have done for us, and celebrate their ongoing presence in the lives we enjoy today. 
Also known as Obon, the festival is an official Seafair event held at the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple. The main event is traditional music and dancing in the street in a giant oval. Many festival goers dress in Japanese kimono, yukata or happi coats. The event also features Japanese food booths and refreshment, taiko and martial arts performances, and craft exhibits and demonstrations.

Obon Festival Scheduled
Beer Garden with live jazz on Saturday, Ikebana display, Martial Arts demonstrations, Seattle Matsuri Taiko performances and Audience participation demonstrations

Seattle Obon Festival Dates
July 18 - 19, 2020 - Weekend

Obon Festival Times
Sat: 4:00 - 10:00 pm
Sun: 3:00 - 8:00 pm

Bon Odori Dance Time
Saturday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Obon Dance Practice Dates
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Monday - Thursday
Dance practice dates:  
Location: Seattle Buddhist Church Gym

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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
Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple, 1427 South Main Street, Seattle , WA 98144

Obon Festival Title
Annual Seattle Buddhist Temple Summer Obon - Japanese Foods, Beer Garden, Games, Live Entertainment.. (2 Days) (Different Times)

 

 




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