Cherry Blossom Festivals
Every spring, New York City celebrates the beauty of the season’s cherry blossoms with festivals that honor this rite of spring and Japanese culture. Join us in celebrating cherry blossoms at their peak!
Cherry Blossom Festivals Events
Saturday, April 23, 2016
at Pavilion & Astral Fountain (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens
11:00 a.m. –1:00 p.m.
Celebrate the spring blossoming of the cherry trees at Flushing Meadows Corona Park with performances and more.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
at Brooklyn Botanic Garden , Brooklyn
10:00 a.m. –6:00 p.m.
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Sakura Matsuri, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s annual cherry blossom festival.
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Saturday, May 14, 2016
at Field 62 – 63 (in Randall’s Island Park) , Manhattan
12:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m.
Set along the backdrop of the Hell Gate Bridge and the Urban Farm, the fest welcomes the park’s cherry blossoms with live music, performances, games, exhibitions, face painting and more.