Seattle Bon Odori

Seattle Bon Odori

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Bon Odori is a traditional summer festival 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 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.

All Ages
Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple
1427 S. Main St., Seattle, Washington, 98144 See Map
Free
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Farmers Markets & Craft Fairs Free Weekend
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Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple
1427 S. Main St.

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