Lantern Festival: In the Spirit of Obon
Saturday, October 19
3pm – 8pm
General admission ticket sales start October 7 at 10am
Cost: $20 ages 11+, $12 ages 4-11, children 3 & under FREE. Advance Ticket Purchase Required.
Inspired by Obon, Japan’s traditional three-day holiday honoring ancestors who return to Earth for a brief visit, Morikami will celebrate Lantern Festival in one epic-packed evening. Enjoy traditional folk-dancing, taiko drumming, an Ennichi street fair, Japanese cuisine, arts and crafts, and family friendly activities. Don't miss the festival’s iconic lantern floating ceremony and electrifying fireworks finale.
Please note that Morikami is closed during normal hours of operation on this day and opens at 3pm for the festival. Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens is located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. For more information call (561) 495-0233 or visit morikami.org (PRESS RELEASE)
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