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79th Japanese “Ginza Bazaar”: Food, Taiko & Dance Festival | SF

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Buddhist Church of San Francisco | 1881 Pine Street at Octavia, San Francisco. CA



79th Japanese Ginza Bazaar & Bon Dance | SF

The Ginza Bazaar is a 79 year Japantown tradition offering two days of games, entertainment, Japanese food, bingo shopping, camaraderie, and more at the Buddhist Church of San Francisco.

The highlight of the weekend will be the 86th Bon Odori – a traditional Japanese Bon Dancing at 1 pm on Sunday. Join in the Bon dancing on Octavia Street, led by dancers in colorful summer kimonos, as part of the annual Buddhist Obon or “gathering of joy,” a celebration of life and community. 

Ginza Bazaar & Bon Odori
– Saturday, July 22, 2017 | 1-6 pm
– Sunday, July 23, 2017 | 11 am to 6 pm; Bon Odori from 1-3 pm
Buddhist Church of SF, 1881 Pine St, San Francisco
FREE


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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, San Francisco, Shopping & Fashion, Theater & Performance
Address: 1881 Pine Street at Octavia, San Francisco. CA

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