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Salinas Obon Festival 盆祭, July 28, Noon to 7pm

Melanie Wong | Jul 27, 201907:29 PM     3

Salinas Obon Festival 盆祭り
Sunday, July 28
Annually on the last Sunday in July
Description:Buddhist Temple of Salinas
14 California St
Salinas CA 93901-2803
+1-831-424-4105
btsalinas.org

PROGRAM

12:00 PM Obon Festival Begins
12:30 PM Tea Ceremony (Hondo)
1:00 PM Shorinji Kempo Demonstration (Outdoor stage)
1:30 PM Introduction to the Temple (Hondo)
2:00 PM Ikebana Floral Demonstration (Classroom)
2:30 PM Kendo Demonstration (Outdoor Stage)
2:30 PM Classical Japanese Dance, Karaoke (Gym)
3:00 PM Bonsai Demonstration (Classroom)
3:00 PM Judo Demonstration (Gym)
4:00 PM San Jose Taiko Performance (Outdoor Stage)
5:00 PM Obon Service (Hondo)
5:15 PM Obon Odori Dance (Outdoor Stage)
6:00 PM Raffle Drawing (Gym)
7:00 PM Obon Festival Ends

All Day
Ikebana & Bonsai Exhibit in Classrooms
Food Sales in Food Court and in the Gym
Asian Crafts in the Gym
Games in the Parking Lot in front of the Bell Tower

Public Parking available at the Salinas Adult School (20 Sherwood Place), with shuttle service to the temple beginning at 10:30 AM. Please come join us!
Organizer: btsalinas@gmail.com
btsalinas@gmail.com

Report from 2016 Obon Festival, https://www.chowhound.com/post/salina...

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