Welcome to our event webpage for our 2017 Obon Festival!
The Obon Festival is an annual summer event that is an opportunity to celebrate our loved ones and those that have come before us. Come join us for some great food, traditional Japanese folk dancing, kids games, live Hawaiian music by the Aloha Boys, Japanese taiko drumming by Nen Daiko, temple tours, and our evening candle ceremony where we remember and thank those who have come before us.
More info coming soon!
Ekoji Buddhist Temple 6500 Lakehaven Ln, Fairfax Station, Virginia
Near Fairfax County Parkway and Burke Lake Road
Obon at ekoji buddhist temple
The Obon at Ekoji Buddhist Temple is the only Obon in the Washington DC region.
Obon combines joyous activities such as dancing, drumming and great food with solemn aspects such as lighting a candle in memory of one’s ancestors.
Everyone is welcome to light a candle and have a quiet moment in the peaceful garden. It’s a perfect summer evening filled with unforgettable moments.