For the past century the Tacoma Buddhist Temple has been an
enduring community that values inclusiveness and acceptance in
seeking enlightenment through Japanese Shin Buddhist teachings.
We welcome you to join us.
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WHAT WILL BE THERE:
– OUTDOOR FESTIVAL
– JAPANESE FOOD
– TRADITIONAL DANCE
– TAIKO DRUMMING
– MEMORIAL SERVICE
WHERE IS IT:
TACOMA BUDDHIST TEMPLE
1717 SOUTH FAWCETT AVE
TACOMA WA (3 BLOCKS UP FROM UW-TACOMA)
WHEN WILL IT BE:
SATURDAY, JULY 29TH. 5:00-9:00PM
We are set to celebrate our Obon Festival on Saturday, July 29th, at our Temple. We will serve three main rice bowls: Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowl, Unagi Rice Bowl, and Masayo’s Tofu Rice Bowl. We will continue to have freshly made pies, daifuku mochi, strawberry mochi and peanut butter mochi. NEW: We are offering refreshing “Root Beer Floats” on the street level (only). The Barbeque Teriyaki Corn on the Cob will hopefully also return on our menu, as will spam musubi , cold somen and of course, our Mariner Dogs!. The kitchen and the beer garden will be open from 4:30, Obon Service will begin at 5:00, and our memorial candle ceremony will conclude our obon at 9:00 pm.
Dance practices are scheduled for July 11, 12, 13 in the Social Hall from 7:30-9:00 pm.
Food sold beginning at 4:30 pm(first rice at 4:00)
Beer Garden open at 4:30 pm
Service at 5:00 pm
Dancing and eating until 9:00
9:00 pm – Candlelight Ceremony in Garden