81st Ginza Bazaar and Bon Odori

July 27, 2019, 1PM-7PM

July 28, 2019, 11AM-5PM

Where: Buddhist Church of San Francisco, 1881 Pine Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

Eat. Play. Shop. Experience. For over 81 years the Buddhist Church of San Francisco has brought the Ginza Bazaar and for 88 years Bon Odori to SF Japantown. The highlight of the weekend will be the 88th Bon Odori – a traditional Japanese Bon Dancing at 1 pm on Sunday.  O-Bon dance is a Japanese Buddhist folk dance performed outdoors with dancers colorfully dressed in happi coats, yukata, and kimonos. A real community event, the Ginza Bazaar also features many food booths such as teriyaki chicken, sushi, udon, BBQ ribs, curry, and homemade baked goods. Groups featured are American Obon Dancing Exhibit, BCSF Kids Taiko, Ensohza Minyoshu, Ikebana Demonstration, Ito Yosakoi, Jiten Daiko, SF Awakko-Ren, Sushi Cal Band, Theater of Yugen, and Uzumaru San Jose.

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