Obon Festival at ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, Albuquerque
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Obon Festival

Float On

The Albuquerque Botanic Garden is hosting an annual Buddhist event along with their weekly Summer Night music performance this Thursday, Aug. 18. During the Obon Festival, participants will make floating lanterns while The Shook Twins play indie-folk tunes at the Japanese Gardens. Traditionally used to honor the spirits of one's ancestors, the gorgeous handmade lanterns will be floated during the concert's intermission. Gates will be open at 6pm and supplies will be set up at 6:30pm. Make sure to arrive early for lantern-making while supplies last. Admission is included with the regular Summer Nights fee of $3-$10. (Monica Schmitt)

Thursday Aug 18, 2016

2601 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
US

Phone: 768-2000
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Cost:

$3-$10

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Make floating lanterns in the Japanese Garden during one of the Garden's Summer Night music performances.

Join us in the Japanese Garden for this annual Buddhist event, which commemorates one's ancestors.

Join us in the Japanese Garden to make floating lanterns during one of the Garden's Summer Night music performances.

The Shook Twins concert starts at 7 p.m. on the Festival Green and concert attendees are invited to the Japanese Garden to make floating lanterns while supplies last.

Gates will open at 6 p.m. and tables and supplies will be set up at 6:30 p.m. The BioPark will float the lanterns during the concert's intermission. The festival is included with Summer Nights admission.