| The Watsonville Buddhist Temple holds several annual events that are fun, informative and usually involve delicious food! For
a more complete calendar of events and to confirm dates
and times please call the Temple at (831)724-7860.
Learn more about Buddhist Special Religious Services and dates
Hanamatsuri means Spring Flower Festival.
It is a day to enjoy good food and demonstrations of Japanese arts and crafts.
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Watsonville Hanamatsuri Festival held each Spring.
Obon is a time of joyous celebration and gratitude to the generations who went before us and gave us the gift of life.
The highlight of the day is colorful dancing in which the community is invited to participate. Dance practice is held Monday and Wednesday evenings starting mid June. Everyone is welcome.
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Watsonville Obon Festival is held in July.
|More good eats and good company! Don't miss YBA's famous Spaghetti Dinners and Pancake Feeds.|
|Bonenkai is a time to start to say good-bye to the old year. The Bonenkai stage show is always full of surprises, unexpected talent and laughs.|
|Mochi Making is done every year on a Sunday morning in December. Click on the picture to see how it's done. Get some exercise and mochi this December. Mochi orders are taken before the event.|