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2023 - Annual Orange County Cherry Blossom Festival in Huntington Beach (3 Days of Music, Dancing, Cultural Exhibits, Crafts, Games..) [VIDEO]
2023 - Annual Japan Day Parade & Japan Street Fair (Celebrates Japanese Culture, Art, Tradition & Japanese Food) FREE
2023 - 27th Annual ALL TOYOTAFEST Event - Biggest Toyota Family Reunion Car Show in Long Beach, Over 500 1960’s to 2023 Toyota & Lexus!
2023 West Covina Buddhist Temple Obon Festival - East San Gabriel Valley - Bon Odori Dancing, Taiko, Japanese Food, Martial Arts, Games.. (Sat Only)
2023 *48th Annual Acura Grand Prix Event of Long Beach (April 8-10) Drivers Racing 185 mph on the Streets of City of Long Beach [Watch Video!]
2023 Monterey Peninsula Buddhist 75st Annual Temple Obon Festival (Sunday) Bon Odori, Japanese Food, Entertainment, Ikebana Exhibits, Games, Crafts..
2023 Higashi Hongwanji Virtual Obon Festival - Bon Odori, Live Music..
2023 Annual Diablo Japanese Summer Festival Event - Bon Odori (2 Days) Japanese Food Booths, Taiko, Games..
2023 - 23rd Annual US Sumo Open Event - Walter Pyramid, Long Beach (The Largest Sumo Tournament in North America)
2023 - City of Torrance 48th Annual Bunka-Sai Japanese Cultural Festival (Japanese Dance & Music, Martial Arts, Calligraphy, Tea Ceremony..) (2 Days)
Anime Expo 2023 Event - Los Angeles Convention Center (July 1-4, 2023)
2023 - 75th Annual Japan Nite Summer Obon Festival - Idaho Oregon Buddhist Temple (Saturday) (Obon Dancing, Japanese Food, Live Taiko, Etc.)
2023 Annual Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival Event of Greater Philadelphia (2 Days) Tea Ceremony, Workshops, Taiko, Performers, Beer Garden
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2023 Japanese Summer Obon Festivals Top Clicks (United States)

The most popular Japanese Summer Obon Festivals & Bon Odori Dance Practices in the United States occur during the summer months. We have a list of the most viewed popular Japanese Obons (left column) & Bon Odori dance practices (right column). There are some Japanese Events that have just Bon Odori dancing and it could be listed also.

In the United States, the Obon festival event (お盆, also known as Bon festival) is a Japanese Buddhist festival celebrated during the summer months which people commemorates and remembers the spirits of their deceased ancestors back home.

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2023 Most Popular Japanese Summer Obon Festivals in the United States

Festivals may include Popular Bon Odori Dancing (but not an Obon Festival)

Bon Odori (盆踊り) is a Bon dance - a style of dancing performed during Obon around a circle.

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