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2024 Palo Alto Buddhist Temple Bazaar & Obon Odori Event (Japanese Food, Bookstore, Arts & Crafts, Baked Goods..) PABT (2 Days)
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Date: Saturday, 3 August, 2024       Time: 4:00 pm
Palo Alto Buddhist Temple
2751 Louis Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
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Map of Palo Alto Buddhist Temple, 2751 Louis Road

In August, we look forward to gathering in person for a food, music and Obon Odori celebration of our ancestors.
This year marks the return to a more open full-day Saturday Obon with fun games, delicious food, live Taiko and music, Bonsai, Grandma's Treasure sales and much more. 

Starting early-June pre-order your special 2024 edition T-Shirts until July 6th.  Bags and a prons will be available for sale at the Obon. 

Obon Dates
August 3 - 4, 2024

Saturday August 3, 2024
• Food for sale in the PABT gym - 1-7pm
• Onsite dining in our "umbrella garden" open 1-8pm
• Craft beer, sake and wine sold
• Homemade Cookies and Desserts sold on site
• Games for children (and adults!)
• Enjoy live taiko and music
• Bonsai demonstrations and sales
• Grandma's Treasures sales

Sunday August 6, 2024
 Obon Odori from 4-6:30pm
• Prep and dancing in a casual setting
• Casual food items will be available for purchase (hot dogs, desserts, beverages)
• Craft beer, sake and wine will be sold

Palo Alto Obon & Practice Dates 

Obon Festival Event Location 
Palo Alto Buddhist Temple, 2751 Louis Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303 

Obon Festival Event Title
Palo Alto Buddhist Temple Bazaar & Obon Odori (PABT) (2 Days)

 #PABTObon #Obon #JapaneseCulture #Taiko #BonOdori



Palo Alto Obon Festival Event features Bon Odori (folk dancing), live music and taiko and drinks/delicious food. Traditional dance, food, music and games for the whole family. It is a bright, charming event in the heart of the city for families and people of all ages.

This event is free and everyone is welcome. 

Obon Festival Dates
August 6 - 7, 2022

Obon Festival  Times (Note different times)
Sat: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm  (Food Only, No Dancing)
Sun: 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Dancing, No Food)

Obon Dancing
Saturday: No Dancing 
Sunday: 4:00 - 7:30pm Bon Odori Dancing

Schedule for the Weekend
Pre-order, Pre-Pay food and T shirts
* Saturday August 6 - Walk up order pickup from 4pm-6pm, onsite eating at PABT will be open until 8pm
* Beer, sake and wine will be sold
* Taiko performances are scheduled

PABT Obon 2022 Food Pre-Order

PABT 2022 T-Shirt Pre-Order


Obon Dance Practice Dates: Click Here 
**NO Dance Practices
Time: 7:30 pm each practice evening 
New - Yukata basics session before some practice dates. 





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