2008 Southern California Obon and Bazaars

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Jul 20085 Aug 20082

United States

2008 Southern California Obon Schedule
courtesy of Nichi Bei Times
Saturday July 5 and Sunday July 6
San Fernando Valley Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
Obon Festival at the Japanese American Community Center
12953 Branford Street
Pacoima, CA

Saturday, July 5 and Sunday July 6 from 4:30p.m to 10 p.m
Highlights: Folk Dancing, taiko drums, free exhibits, food and games

Saturday July 12
Oxnard Buddhist Temple
250 South “H” Street
Oxnard, CA
(805) 276-8588
Bon Odori: Saturday July 12 at 6pm and 8pm
Obon Festival: Saturday July 12 from 1 to 9pm
Highlights: Okinawan and Japanese Classical dance performances,
bonsai demonstrations, taiko performance with judo and karate demonstrations

Saturday July 12 and Sunday July 13
Los Angeles Hompa Honwanji Buddhist Temple
815 First Street
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 680-9130
Obon Carnival and Betsuin Hatsubon Services: Saturday July 12, Sunday July 13
Betsuin Obon and Hakamairi Services: Sunday July 20

Saturday July 19 and Sunday July 20
Orange County Buddhist Church
Anaheim, CA
(949) 653-0444
The 43rd OCBC Obon Carnival will be held on Sturday from 2pm to 9pm, Sunday from 2pm to 8:30pm
Highlights: The Carnival features a variety of American and Japanese foods including: sushi, Imagawa Yaki, chicken teriyaki and chow mein. There will be a variety of games and a Taiko performance before the Obon dancing.

Saturday July 19 and Sunday July 20
Pasadena Buddhist Church
1993 Glenn Avenue
Pasadena, CA
Bon Odori: From 7 to 8pm.
Obon Bazaar: From 4pm to 8pm.

Venice Hongwangi Buddhist Temple
12371 Braddock Drive
Culver City, CA
(310) 391-4351

Saturday July 26 and Sunday July 27
West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple
2003 Cornith Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 477-7274

Bon Odori: 6:30pm.
Bazaar: Saturday July 26 from 5 to 10pm
Sunday July 27 from 3 to 9pm.

Higashi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
505 East Third Street
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 626-4200
Practice:July 2, 9, 11,16, 18 from 7 to 8:30pm
Bon Odori: 6:30pm
Obon Festival: noon to 9pm.

Vista Buddhist Temple
150-B Cedar, Buidling B
Vista, CA
(760) 941-8800
Bon Odori: noon to 8pm

Saturday August 2
Buddhist Temple of San Diego
2929 Market Street
San Diego, CA
(619) 239-0896
Obon festival/Bon Odori: Saturday August 2 from 4pm to 9pm

San Luis Obispo Buddhist Church
6996 Ontario Road
San Luis Obispo, CA
(805) 595-2625
Bon Odori Dance Festival held at the Veteran's Memorial Hall

801 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA
(805) 704-6996

From noon to 8pm.

Saturday August 2 and Sunday August 3
Gardena Buddhist Church
1516 West 166th Street
Gardena, CA
(310) 327-9400

Bon Odori: 6pm to 8pm.
Bazaar: Saturday August 2 from 3 to 10pm.
Sunday August 3 from 2 to 9pm.



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