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2019 - 81st Annual Ginza Bazaar & 88th Bon Odori Street Festival - Buddhist Church of San Francisco (Different times)Newly Listed

Date: Saturday, 27 July, 2019       Time: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Buddhist Church of San Francisco (SF)
1881 Pine Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Phone: (415) 776-3158
Website: Click to Visit

The San Francisco Buddhist Church will be holding its annual Ginza Bazaar in July. The Ginza Bazaar will feature many food booths such as teriyaki chicken, sushi, udon, BBQ ribs, curry, and homemade baked goods. In addition, silent auction, children's games, a boutique featuring many homemade crafts and clothing, tea salon, and bingo. On Saturday afternoon, there will be a kendo (Japanese martial art of swordsmanship) demonstration and Japanese kamishibai (storytelling) performance.

Sunday from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, there will be an O-Bon dance. O-Bon dance is a Japanese Buddhist folk dance performed outdoors with dancers colorfully dressed in happi coats, yukata, and kimonos. It is also a time to remember and honor all those who have passed on before us. All are welcome to attend the event and participate in the dancing.

This Festival Will Be 2 Days: 

Saturday & Sunday: (Bazaar in the Gym, Silent Auction and Tea Salon across the street at Stuart Hall auditorium, performances, and demonstrations at both locations.)

Sunday Only: Bon Odori & Taiko. Location on Octavia Street


Obon Festival Date
July 27 - 28, 2019

Obon Festival Time
Saturday, July 27, 2019, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, July 28, 2019, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bon Odori Dance Street Festival
Only Sunday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Location
1) Bon Odori will be held on Sunday on Octavia Street in front of the temple building
2) Buddhist Church of San Francisco, 1881 Pine Street, San Francisco, CA 94109


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Monday, Wednesday, & Friday: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wear soft shoes for gym floor; bring Sensu (folding fan); Tenugui (towel) and Kachi Kachi (Japanese castanets)

Starting June 24, 26 and 28th, continuing July 8, 10, 12 and July 15, 17, 19th.
No practices during the first week of July.


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2019 Annual Ginza Bazaar & 88th Bon Odori Street Festival - Buddhist Church of San Francisco (Different times)



Saturday, 27 July, 2019

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SF Buddhist Church

Phone: (415) 776-3158
Website: Click to Visit



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