FRESNO — Fresno Betsuin Buddhist Temple’s 70th annual Obon, “Festival of Lanterns,” will be held Saturday, July 11, at Fresno Buddhist Dharma Center, 2690 E. Alluvial in Fresno.
Doors open at 2 p.m. Asian-flair foods, desserts and beverages will be sold.
Activities from 4 p.m. include taiko drumming, carnival games and bake-walks.
At 7:30 p.m., personalized lanterns honoring loved ones will be put up and Bon odori will begin. There will be more taiko drumming and a raffle for a $2,000 prize.
Obon dancing is easy and fun for all ages. No experience or practice required.
Everyone is welcome. Free parking. For more information, call (559) 442-4054, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.fresnobuddhisttemple.org.