Saturday
Jul302016

Sunday
Jul242016

Parking at Salinas Obon Festival, 201

The Salinas Obon Festival is on Sunday, July 31, 2016. On that day, parking will be available at the Salinas Adult School on 20 Sherwood Drive. There will be shuttle bus service between the Salinas Adult School and the Buddhist Temple of Salinas, running from 11:30 AM to 7 PM. 

(Shuttle Bus service provided by Tanimura and Antle.)

Sunday
Jul242016

2016 Salinas Obon Festival Schedule

12:00 PM Obon Festival Begins
12:30 PM Tea Ceremony (Hondo)
1:00 PM Shorinji-Kempo (Outdoor stage)
1:30 PM Introduction to the Temple (Hondo)
2:00 PM Bonsai Demonstration (Classroom)
2:30 PM Kendo Demonstration (Outdoor Stage)
3:00 PM Classical Japanese Dance, Karaoke (Main Hall)
3:00 PM Ikebana Floral Demonstration (Classroom) 
4:00 PM San Jose Taiko Performance (Outdoor Stage)
5:30 PM Obon Service (Hondo)
6:00 PM Obon Odori Dance (Outdoor Stage)
7:00 PM Raffle Drawing (Main Hall)
8:00 PM Obon Festival Ends

All Day 
Ikebana Floral Displays & Bonsai Exhibit in Classroom Complex
Food Sales in Food Court and in the Main Hall 
Asian Crafts in the Main Hall
Games in the Courtyard Area in front of the Hondo.