San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin Obon Bazaar-Festival

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Jul 201913 Jul 201914

San Jose Buddhist Church Butsuin/ JapanTown
640 N 5th St.
San Jose, California, 95112
United States

San Jose Obon Annual Summer Festival in Japantown. This family event is a cultural event of authentic Japanese food, entertainment and traditional Japanese folk dancing. If you enjoy sushi, udon, corn, beef & chicken teriyaki, etc. Food, carnival style family games, more food Chidori Band live music, Taiko groups and San Jose Taiko. @ 5th Street between Jackson & Taylor Street in Japantown San Jose, one of the last three remaining authentic historical Japantowns in the USA, Japantown San Jose celebrated its 125th Anniversary in 2015.
San Jose has the largest Obon Festival crowds in Northern California
Amazing Obon Festival that has over one thousand dancers on either night Sat and Sun) of Obon Odori (Obon dancing). Everyone invited to dance!
San Jose Obon-Bazaar  Festival Times
Sat: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
Sun: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Food Booths: Open at 12:00 pm
Bon Odori Dancing
Sat: 7:30 pm Odori starts
Sun: 6:00 pm Odori starts
Festival Obon Schedule
Taiko Music
Obon Odri Line Dancing
Japanese Foods
Sushi
Udon 
Teriyaki Chicken 
Beef Teriyaki
Corn 
Soda
Ima gawa yaki
Gyoza
Tempura
Strawberry Shortcake
Additioal Booths
Games
Crafts
Plants
Transportation
Four short blocks from the Japantown Light Rail Station
Pedicab service available - Call (408) 771-7723, San Jose
Parking 
Free parking and shuttle from First Street & Hedding Street parking lot.

 

kaylatanaka . Last modified Jun 21 2019 4:31 p.m.


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