O-Bon Festival at Showa Boston

  • 23 Aug 2014
  • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Showa Boston, 420 Pond Street, Boston MA


  • All are encouraged to pack a picnic to enjoy on the lawn at Showa.

    Dinner Box Meals are available. Must reserved by 3 pm Wednesday 8/20.
    Meals are $6 each in advance.


O-Bon Festival

Saturday, August 23, 4pm-8pm

The Grounds of Showa Boston
420 Pond Street
Boston, MA 02130


Mark your calendars for the annual Obon Festival, held on the grounds of Showa Boston.  Obon is the annual Japanese summer custom of honoring the spirit of one's ancestors.  The Obon customs are not somber, but done in a festive and celebratory mood.  This will be a fun picnic-style event complete with traditional Japanese summer games and Obon activites such as Bon Odori dancing.



Admission, parking, and events will be free.  You may bring your own picnic dinner, or purchase a Showa Dinner Box.  

Dinner Boxes may be pre-ordered for $6, or bought on site for $8.

また、ご希望の方には”昭和ディナーボックス”もご用意しております。内容はチキンカツ又は、豆腐カツ(共にご飯、サラダ、お水と、フルーツかクッキー付き)からお選び頂けます。当日のご購入は$8、事前にご予約頂いた場合は$6です。事前予約の場合は、左のRegister ボタンから、8月20日(水)3時までにお申し込み下さい(予約画面は英語となります)。

Dinner Box Options:
1. Chicken Katsu with rice and green salad served cold - bottle of water and fruit or cookies 

2. Tofu Katsu (v) with rice and green salad served cold- bottle of water and fruit or cookies 

Pre-order: $6
Day of: $8

Pre-Orders have closed.

The kitchen will prepare a limited number of Dinner Boxes for purchase the day of ($8)

We will do our best to have an ample supply but can't guarantee there will be enough for everyone if demand is high.

All are encouraged to bring a picnic!

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