I love summer! There are so many cultural events happening here in Utah… A fantastic example of this is the Japanese Obon festival.
What is Japanese OBON you ask?
It is the Japanese Buddhist custom of honoring the spirits of one’s ancestors. This tradition has been practiced in Japan for more than 500 years.
Held in the Salt Lake Buddhist Temple it features a variety of American and Japanese foods,
games, entertainment and cultural displays.
This is a one day event – so don’t miss it!
July 14, 2012 (Saturday)
Salt lake Buddhist Temple
211 W. 100 S. Salt lake City UT 84101
1:00- Japanese food served, Japanese items and gifts for sale
2:00-7:00 Chapel Tours
3:00-10:00 Snack bar open
7:00 Taiko Drum exhibition
8:00 Obon Street Dancing
Open to the Public. “Come as you are.”
We skied at 4 resorts in 4 days – Snowbird, Canyons, Park City and Solitude. This was a family trip with our 2 teenage boys taken before the oldest goes of to Ohio State this fall. We loved coming back from skiing and sitting in the hot tub. The condo was great, very comfortable. Would come back here again. Thanks for everything.- Price Family - Cincinnati, Ohio