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Seattle Bon Odori

July 20 @ 2:00 PM - July 21 @ 8:00 PM

Saturday, 20 July 2024 and Sunday, 21 July 2024. 2:00PM to 8:00PM. Seattle Buddhist Temple Obon Festival Event that features a variety of American and Japanese foods for sale, games, live entertainment, cultural displays, dancing, beer garden, live music.

Bon Odori is a traditional summer festival event in which we honor our ancestors who have passed on, remember and appreciate all they have done for us, and celebrate their ongoing presence in the lives we enjoy today.

Also known as Obon, the festival event is an official Seafair event held at the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple. The main event is traditional music and dancing in the street in a giant oval. Many festival goers dress in Japanese kimono, yukata or happi coats. The event also features Japanese food booths and refreshment, taiko and martial arts performances, and craft exhibits and demonstrations.


July 20 @ 2:00 PM
July 21 @ 8:00 PM
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Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple
1427 South Main Street
Seattle, Washington 98144
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