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The 2015 Lantern Festival in the Spirit of Obon at the Morikami Museums and Gardens 

Posted by Brittany Bosher on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 at 3:30pm.


Experience a magical night beneath the stars and the incredible spectacle that is the Morikami Museum’s Lantern Festival in the Spirit of Obon.

Join the team at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach for their life-changing event that celebrates the traditions of Japanese folk dancing, drumming, street fairs and the iconic ceremony of floating lanterns. The Landern Festival in the Spirit of Obon pays homage to ancestors who have passed onto another life to return for a brief visit in the form of the lanterns. 

You will experience beautiful displays of Japanese tradition with colorful costumes and elaborate dances. The sky will be lit with delicate lanterns floating to the heavens in honor of the Spirit of Obon. 

The Lantern Festival at the Morikami Museum and Gardens is already SOLD OUT this year. BUT you can still get your tickets and make sure you do! This event has become known as one of the most spectacular sights in south Florida. To find tickets to the 2015 Lantern Festival in the Spirit of Obon please visit Ticket Swap on Facebook! 

The festival will take place Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 3-8pm. 
*Festival opens for members only at 2pm, and the public at 3pm, the museum and gardens will be closed prior to 2pm.

For more information about the Lantern Festival in the Spirit of Obon, please visit www.morikami.org.

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