2016 / Bon Odori in Southern California, Jun. 11 – Aug. 14

Obon Festival and Bonodori at Japanese Buddhist temples

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June 11 (Saturday) Arizona Obon Festival: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:45 pm at Arizona Buddhist Temple in Phoenix

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20160613Sun Valley Obon Poster 2016

June 18- 19, Sun Valley Obon Festival: Saturday, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Bonodori at 7:00 pm; Sunday, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:30 pm at  Valley Community Center, 8850 Lankershim Blvd, Sun Valley, CA 91352. Facebook: Valley Japanese Community Center

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20160624 San Fermand Valley Japanese Community Center 2016 Obon Fryer Icon

June 25-26, San Fernando Valley Obon Festival: Satuday, 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm, Bonodori at 7:00 pm; Sunday, 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:30 pm at San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center

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June 25 (Saturday) West Covina Obon Festival: 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 7:00 pm at East San Gabriel Japanese Cultural Center

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Venice Japanese Community Center

June 25-26, Annual Natsu Matsuri (Summer Festival)

Sat, 12 pm – 9 pm

Sun, 11 am – 8 pm

http://www.vjcc.com

 

Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute 

June 25-26. 2016 Matsuri Carnival

Sat, 12 pm – 9 pm

Sun, 12 pm – 7 pm

http://www.jci-gardena.org

 

Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center

June 25-26, Annual Japanese Festival

Sat, 3 pm – 9 pm

Sun, 3 pm – 8 pm

http://www.Facebook.com  : Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center

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Senshin Obon 2016

July 2 (Saturday) Senshin Obon Festival: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Bonodori at 7:00 pm at Senshin Buddhist Temple

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Zenshuji Obon Carnival 2016

July 9-10, Zenshuji Obon Carnival: Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm at Zenshuji Soto Mission in Little Tokyo. 123 South Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. (213) 624-8658 www.zenshuji.org

Zenshuji Obon Carnival Event Schedule

Zenshuji – Saturday, July 9th

1:30 P.M.         OBON Service

3:00 P.M.         Talent Show

4:00 P.M.         Japanese Folk Dance:  Tokushima Awa Odori

4:30 P.M.         Japanese Folk Dance:  Hoshun-Kai (豊春会)

5:15 P.M.         Martial Art:  Shorinji Kempo

5:45 P.M.        Demonstration of Painting Dragon: Keisuke Tejima

6:00 P.M.         Taiko   Zendeko

6:30 P.M.         BON ODORI

 

Zenshuji – Sunday, July 10th

1:30 P.M.         OBON Service

3:00 P.M.         Pop Music: Katharina Miyoshi, Jason Yu & Rev. Keisuke Kataoka

3:30 P.M.         Martial Art: Shorinji Kempo

4:45 P.M.          Koto: Koto Zanmai (琴三昧)

5:15 P.M.         Demonstration of Painting Dragon: Keisuke Tejima

6:15 P.M.         Raffle Drawing

6:30 P.M.         BON ODORI

 

Zenshuji12:30-4:00P.M. Tea Ceremony

Flower Exhibition : All Day

*The schedule is subject to change without notice.

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Nishi Obon 2016

July 9-10, Nishi Hongwanji Obon Festival: Saturday, 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Bonodori at 7:00 pm; Sunday, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:00 pm at Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo, 815 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. (213) 680-9130. www.nishihongwanji-la.org

Saturday

3:00 pm: Welcome

3:05 – 3;45 pm: Nishi Center Kids

4:00 – 4:35 pm: Matsutoyo-Kai

4:45 – 5:20 pm: Ho’Aloha Polynesian Dance

5:30 – 6:30 pm: LA Matsuri Taiko

7:00 – 9:00 pm: Obon Odori (West Lot)

9:00 – 10:00 pm: Dance to Kokoro

Sunday

2:00 pm: Welcome

2:05 – 2;45 pm: Nishi Center Kids

3:00 – 3:35 pm: Da Kapakahi’s

3:45 – 4:20 pm: Blusettes Quintet

4:30 – 5:30 pm: LA Matsuri Taiko

6:00 – 7:55 pm: Obon Odori (West Lot)

8:00 pm: Raffle Drawing (West Lot)

The festival will have a farmer’s market and food booths.

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July 9 (Satuday) Oxnard Obon Festival: 1:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Bondori at 6:00 pm at Oxnard Buddhist Temple

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July 16-17, Orange County Buddhist Church Obon Festival: Saturday, 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 7:00 pm; Sunday, 2:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Taiko at 6:30 pm. Bonodori from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Orange County Buddhist Church, 909 South Dale Ave, Anaheim, CA 92804

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20160712 Obon Venice

July 16 -17, Venice Obon Festival: Saturday, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:30 pm; Sunday, 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bondori at 6:30 pm at Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

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20160712 Obon Santa Barbara

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July 16 (Saturday) Santa Barbara Obon Festival, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Bonodori at 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm at Santa Barbara Buddhist Temple    www.buddhistchurchofsantabarbara.org/obon

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20160718 Obon Pasadena

July 23-24, Pasadena Obon Festival: Saturday, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:30 pm; Sunday, 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Bonodori at 6:30 pm at Pasadena Buddhist Temple, 1993 Glen Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103. (626) 798-4781  www.PasadenaBuddhistTemple.org

 

July 23-24, Vista Obon Festival: Saturday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:30 pm; Sunday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:30 pm at Vista Buddhist Temple

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Higashi Honganji Obon

July 30-31, Higashi Honganji Obon Festival: Saturday, 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 5:30 pm; Sunday, 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 5:30 pm at Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo

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West Los Angeles Obon

July 30-31, West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple Annual Obon Festival: Saturday, 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:30 pm; Sunday, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:30 pm at Sawtelle in West Los Angeles

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San Diego Obon

August 6 (Saturday) San Diego Obon Festival: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:30 pm at Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park, San Diego

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Las Vegas Obon

August 6 (Saturday) Las Vegas Obon Festival: 11:00 am – 3:30 pm, Bonodori at 12:45 pm at Ed.W. Clark High School in Las Vegas

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20160809 Bon Festival Gardena

August 13-14, Gardena Obon Festival: Saturday, 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:00 pm; Sunday, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:00 pm at Gardena Buddhist Church,1517 West 166th Street, Gardena CA 90247. https://www.facebook.com/garnenabuddhistchurch

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http://buddhistchurchesofamerica.org/2016-obon-bazaar-schedule/

 

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