Obatala Schedule of events:
Friday August 24th.
9am Omiero (Making of sacred herb water)**
10am Ebo eje (yearly offerings to Obatala) Private ceremony for priest only.**
7pm Egungun ancestor veneration
11pm Priest and devotees sleep in Obatala temple**
**Indicate occurrence is for Priest attendees only
Sunday August 26th
7am Priest take oath at Obatala shrine
8am Alawenumo **
11am Mystical Workings of Obatala workshop
2pm Obatala Parade thru Village grounds.
3pm Gbemileri for Obatala (celebration priest dance)
Saturday August 25th
5:30 am Offering at Oya river Paiges Point**
8am Alawenumo (purification of Village)
9am Priest oath taking at Obatala temple.
11am Ebo leri (head feedings/rogation)
2pm Egungun Torungbemi parade (Parade of Egungun)
5pm Children's Ariya (party for children)
9pm Ariya Obatala (general party for Obatala)
11pm Priest sleep at Obatala temple**
Tickets available online now for the 2018 Obatala Festival! Rates are $20 ages 13 and up, $10 ages 7 to 12 and FREE for ages 7 and under. College students $15 (with Student ID). Discount available for groups of 10 or more.
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