The Obon Festival brought community members of all ages to the Four Rivers Cultural Center Saturday, July 20. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

A high-energy performance by the Sangha Taiko at the 73rd annual festival. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

A high-energy performance by the Sangha Taiko at the 73rd annual festival. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

A high-energy performance by the Sangha Taiko at the 73rd annual festival. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

A high-energy performance by the Sangha Taiko at the 73rd annual festival. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

Avery Cook, 9, models in the kimono fashion show at the festival. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

The audience, which filled the ballroom to standing room only, was taught the proper way to wear a kimono. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

During the dragon show, the announcer explained that being "snapped" in the face by the dragon is good luck. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

During the dragon show, the announcer explained that being "snapped" in the face by the dragon is good luck. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

Don Osaka basting teriyaki kebabs at the grill as hungry festival-goers arrive. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

Pam Suyematsu, a volunteer from Ontario, prepares tempura. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez).

Four-year-old Yuna Hunter came dressed in a yukata, a casual summer kimono made of cotton. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

Coconut mochi, fried mochi and bento boxes were among the Japanese treats for sale. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

Elise Leong sold desserts at the Sweet Shoppe stall. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

Samantha Cha, 1, from Washington, watches an Odori dance performance. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

A kimono fashion show was one of the events at the festival. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

Vanessa Moreno showed off her attire. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)