Cherry Blossom Festival 2016 – April 9-10 and April 16-17

The 2016 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival® will be held on Saturday and Sunday April 9-10 and April 16-17, 2016. All are welcome to join in the festivities as we celebrate Japanese and Japanese American culture in San Francisco’s Japantown!

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The festival will be held on Post Street between Laguna and Fillmore Streets. There will be food booths, cultural performances, martial arts, live bands, the annual Queen Program, and more. The Grand Parade will be held on Sunday, April 17, beginning at City Hall and concluding in Japantown.

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival® is said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C. to celebrate the blooming of cherry blossoms; and held at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States.