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2023 West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple Annual Summer Obon Festival (Bon Odori, Live Taiko, Japanese Food, Games..) (Different Times) WLA (2 Days) NEW

2023 West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple Annual Summer Obon Festival (Bon Odori, Live Taiko, Japanese Food, Games..) (Different Times) WLA (2 Days)
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Date: Saturday, 22 July, 2023       Time: All Day
West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple
2003 Corinth Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 477-7274

Map of West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple , 2003 Corinth Avenue

West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple Obon & Bon Odori Dance Festival Event 
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 food. Location West Los Angeles.

This event will have plenty of Japanese food booths, games and large tables to eat your food. No entrance free, everybody is welcome. 
West Los Angeles is one of the largest festivals in Los Angeles, and has one of the largest group of bon odori dancers. 

Event Parking
Parking is in residential areas and some paid parking areas. 

Obon Festival Event Dates
July 22 - 23, 2023 (Sat & Sun)

Saturday Schedule:  4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm: ABASonics Concert
5:30 pm: West LA Taiko
6:30 pm: Obon Dancing 

Sunday Schedule: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm: ABASonics Concert
5:30 pm: West LA Taiko
6:30 pm: Obon Dancing 

Buying Food Requires Going to a Ticket Booth 
Note: At West LA Obon, you have to buy tickets in advance for buying food and games.  

Food: Beef & Chicken Teriyaki, Wonton, Imagawayaki.. 


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Starting at 7:00 pm. Tuesday & Thursday
June 27, 29, July 6, 11, 13, 2023


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

Contact Information
Tel. (310) 477-7274, Fax (310) 477-6674
Rev. Fumiaki Usuki

Obon Festival Event Location
West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple, 2003 Corinth Avenue, West Los Angeles, CA 90025, Sawtelle Japantown

Obon Festival Event Title
West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple (West LA Obon) Annual Summer Obon Festival (Live Taiko, Bon Odori, Japanese Food, Games..) (Different Times) WLA (2 Days) 


Saturday, 22 July, 2023

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