San Jose Obon Festival 2017

San Jose Obon Festival, a time when generations of families and friends come together and enjoy a rich cultural experience in one of the three remaining Japantowns in the United States.

There are numerous Obon Festivals happening throughout the Bay Area. San Jose Japantown’s event is a two-day festival with food booths, family entertainment, three taiko performances, and the Chidori Band to accompany the 1,200 Obon Odori performers in traditional dress while they dance in the streets.

When: Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, 2017

Time: 11am - 8pm

Where: Japantown, 640 North 5th St. San Jose, California 95112For more information, please click here.

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