87th Annual Bon Odori Festival – July 20,21

It will be here sooner than you think: Bon Odori # 87.

Mark your calendars for July 20 and 21, 4-10 pm on Saturday and 3-8 pm on Sunday.

Everything you loved in the first 86 Bon Odori festivals, from dancing to eating to looking at displays to watching martial arts and enjoying taiko will be back.

Dance practice dates:

July 8th, 7:30 – 9:00pm

July 9th, 7:30 – 9:00pm

July 10th, 7:30 – 9:00pm

July 11th, 7:30 – 9:00pm

July 15th, 7:30 – 9:00pm

July 16th, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Dance practices are held in the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple gym!

The days’ schedules will follow later.

Check out our Facebook page for photos from last year’s event.

 

 

Here is our schedule for services for this year’s Obon services

Saturday, July 13 Obon service at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery 12pm – 1pm
Reverend Kusunoki and Assistant Minister Irene Goto
Saturday, July 13 Obon service at Washington Memorial Park 1pm – 2pm
Reverend Kusunoki
Special Request: Inside Hall & at individual family gravesites
Saturday, July 13 Obon service at Lake View Cemetery 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Reverend Kusunoki
Sunday, July 14 Obon service at Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple 10am
Sunday, July 14 Betsuin Nokotsudo (Columbarium) service 11am
Sunday, July 14 Obon service at Evergreen Washelli Cemetery 1pm – 2pm
Reverend Kusunoki and Service Chair Ron Hamakawa
Sunday, July 15 Obon service at Sunset Hills Memorial Park 3pm – 4pm
Reverend Kusunoki and Service Chair Paul Mori