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2023 San Francisco Buddhist Church Obon Festival (Bon Odori Dancing on Octavia Street) Started 1932, One of the Largest & Oldest Obon Festivals in US
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Date: Sunday, 23 July, 2023       Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Buddhist Church of San Francisco (SF)
1881 Pine Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 776-3158
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Map of Buddhist Church of San Francisco (SF), 1881 Pine Street

The San Francisco Buddhist Church will be holding its Annual Bon Odori Event in July. Sunday 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.

Bon Odori Dance Event Date
July 23, 2023, Sunday

Obon Dance Time
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

2023 San Francisco Obon Festivities
Note 2 Important Dates

1) July 23, 2023, Sunday

10:00 am - 1:00 pm: Small Bites Food & Concession: Curry, Spam Musubi, Drinks, Yaki Manju
12:00 pm: Performance by Jiten Daiko (Octavia Street)
01:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Bon Odori Dance 
03:45 pm: Onaijin/Altar Open House (Temple lobby)

2) July 29-30, 2023
11am-4pm Family Treasures Marketplace: Items for sale

Event Location
BCSF is a Buddhist temple located in the Japantown area of San Francisco, California.

Event Title
San Francisco Obon Festivities Event (Bon Odori Dancing on Octavia Street)









2023 San Francisco Obon Festivities
Note 3 Important Dates

1) July 15, 2023, Saturday

Aloha BBQ Chicken Bento (Pre-Order by July 9)
2) July 23, 2023, Sunday
Bon Odori Dance 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
• Small Bites Food & Concession
• Onaijin/Altar Open House

3) July 29-30, 2023
11am-4pm Family Treasures Marketplace: Items for sale

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Sunday, 23 July, 2023

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