Zenshuji Soto Mission
123 South Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Zenshuji Obon Carnival
Saturday, July 16, 2022, 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Sunday, July 17, 2022, 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Zenshuji Obon Parking 2022 is the north parking of Nishi Hongwanji Temple. Enter from 201 North Vignes Street.
BBQ Chicken & Beef, Chirashi-sushi, Okinawa Dango, Tamale & Chili, Ohagi, Somen, Corn (Thanks to Manuel ), Shaved Ice, Thai Tea, Beer, Umeboshi, White Elephant and T-shirts.
Stage Performances: Tea ceremony and Bon odori, Raffle at the end of the event.
Check out Zenshuji web site for updated event program and Obon parking information in early July.
Obon flyer: https://www.zenshuji.org/images/Obon2022.jpg
Zenshuji Obon Carnival Event Schedule
Saturday, July 16
1:30PM Obon Services
3:00PM Taiko – Zendeko
3:30PM Koto Music – LA Koto Ensemble
4:00PM Rock Band – Umamix
5:00PM Martial Art – Kashima Shinryu Budo-bu (鹿島神流武道部)
5:30PM Folk Song & Dance – Kawchi Ondo (Kansai Club)
6:30PM Bon Odori
Sunday, July 17
1:30PM Obon Service
3:00PM Japanese Folk Music – Matsumae Kai (松前会)
3:30PM Martial Art – Shorinji Kempo
4:00PM Taiko – Zendeko
4:30PM Okinawa Music – Gurukuns
5:30PM Raffle Drawing
6:00PM Bon Odori (Stars with Zen Aerobics Class)
Saturday & Sunday
12:30-4:00PM Tea Ceremony
The above schedule is subject to change without notice.
Zenshuji Zazenkai Work Schedule
June 18 – Flyer distribution in Little Tokyo – 11 am
July 3 – Chochin Hanging/Garden Cleaning/Omigaki – 9 am
July 10 – Container Cleanup – 9 am
July 14 – Booth Construction – 5 pm
July 15 – Preparation – all day
July 16 & 17 Zenshuji Obon Carnival – 12 pm to 7 pm
July 19 – Carnival Cleanup – 5 pm