Mountain View Obon Festival

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All Day

Mountain View Temple
575 N. Shoreline Blvd
Mountain View


Price Free

Obon Festival is the Japanese-Buddhist custom that honors the spirits of one’s ancestors.  The Mountain View Buddhist Temple will celebrate the Obon with the Festival and Bazaar on Saturday, July 20 from 4:00pm to 10:00pm and Sunday, July 21 from 12:00pm noon to 8:30pm.

Enjoy the TASTE of a variety of delicious Japanese foods such as tempura, sushi including California roll, udon noodles, grilled chicken and beef teriyaki, yaki manju, ohagi, spam musubi, chi chi dango, manju-dough cookies and chicken salad.  American food will also be available:  Polish sausage, chili and rice, corn dog, corn-on-the-cob, French fries, strawberry shortcake, shaved ice, soda, tea and sake.

The sounds of the MVBT Taiko Group can be heard on Saturday at 4:30 pm and Sunday at 12:30pm.  The Jun Daiko will play on Saturday at 6:00pm and Sunday at 3:30pm.  Both groups will play near the yagura stage area.  On Sunday at approximately 1:45pm, the Obon Jazz Group will entertain the crowds.

On Sunday, the raffle drawing will take placeat 8:00pm and the Obon Festival will close at 8:30pm.

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