Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival


April 13, 2024 - April 14, 2024    
All Day


Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
1759 Sutter St., , San Francisco, California, 94115

Event Type

A Celebration of Culture and Community: The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival®

Experience the magic of spring and the rich tapestry of Asian traditions at the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival®! This annual event, recognized as the largest Cherry Blossom Festival on the West Coast, promises a vibrant celebration of Japanese and Japanese American culture.

Mark your calendars and prepare to immerse yourself in a world of beauty and tradition. This year, the festival returns to a live, in-person format, offering an unforgettable experience for all ages.

More than just a spectacle of blooming cherry blossoms, the festival embodies a powerful cultural exchange. Since its inception in 1968, the event has served as a bridge, fostering continued alliance and understanding between Japan and the United States.

What awaits you at the festival?

  • A Dazzling Display of Cherry Blossoms: Be captivated by the breathtaking beauty of blooming cherry trees, a symbol of spring and renewal in Japanese culture.
  • A Celebration of Japanese Culture: Immerse yourself in a vibrant showcase of traditional arts, music, dance, and cuisine. Sample authentic Japanese dishes, witness captivating performances, and explore an array of cultural exhibits.
  • Celebrating the Japanese American Community: The festival honors the rich heritage and diversity of the Japanese American community. Learn about their history, contributions, and vibrant culture.
  • A Family-Friendly Event: The festival offers a variety of activities and entertainment perfect for attendees of all ages. Enjoy interactive workshops, cultural demonstrations, and children’s activities designed to spark curiosity and appreciation for Japanese culture.

Join the Celebration!

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival® is a free and open-to-public event welcoming everyone to participate in this joyous celebration.

Here’s how you can be a part of it:

  • Become a Sponsor: Support the festival’s mission of cultural exchange by becoming a sponsor. Your contribution helps ensure the continued success of this beloved event.
  • Volunteer Your Time: Make a difference and contribute to the festival’s magic by volunteering your time. There are various opportunities available to suit your interests and skills.
  • Attend the Festival: Gather your friends and family and experience the festival’s vibrant atmosphere firsthand. Witness the beauty of blooming cherry blossoms, discover the richness of Japanese culture, and celebrate community spirit.

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival® promises an unforgettable journey of cultural discovery and joyful celebration. Mark your calendars and join for this springtime tradition!

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