On Saturday, October 20the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens will host its most popular annual event, Lantern Festival: In the Spirit of Obon.


Inspired by Obon, Japan’s traditional holiday honoring ancestors who return for a brief visit to the living, the festival will include an evening of traditional Japanese folk-dancing, taiko drumming, Ennichi street fair, arts and craftsfireworks show, and a candlelit lantern floating ceremony to honor the spirits of family ancestors.


NOTE: This event is sold out. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the door on the day of the event.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446. For more information, call (5614950233 or visit morikami.org.


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