Celebrate the 34th annual Obon featuring taiko drumming, dancing, kids activities, fireworks and more! The highlight of the evening begins at sunset when the lake is transformed into a sea of lighted lanterns.
WHAT IS OBON? Obon, or the Bon Festival, is a traditional Japanese
observance held over a three-day period in the summer. Obon
signifies a time when the spirits of deceased family members are believed to
return for a brief visit to the world of the living. Read more.
FLOATING OF THE LANTERNS Learn more about this event and how you can light a lantern of your own! Click here for more information. OBON MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL! Visit our membership booth at Obon to join or renew and get 10% off, plus one extra month free, a Morikami tote bag, and a chance to win a bracelet from Gregory's Fine Jewelry. Find out more.