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2013 San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival

April 20, 2013
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every 0 weeks on Saturday and Sunday until April 21, 2013

| Free
Cherry Blossom Festival

The 2013 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on Saturdays and Sundays, April 13-14 and April 20-21, 2013.

The festival will be held on Post Street between Laguna and Fillmore Streets. There will be food booths, cultural performances,karate, live bands, Japanese sword demos, tea ceremonies, taiko drumming, origami demos and more.

46th Annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
Saturdays and Sundays, April 13-14 & April 20-21, 2013
Japantown (Post and Buchanan Streets), San Francisco
FREE

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.

Saturday, April 13, 2013
Saturday | 2013 Cherry Blossom Festival | Japantown

Event Schedule on April 13, 2013

There will be Ikebana and Japanese embroidery exhibits, origami demos and tea ceremonies throughout the day at different venues in Japantown. See the full schedule for more information.

Peace Plaza Stage

  • 12:15 – 1:15pm – San Francisco Taiko
  • 1:15 – 1:30pm – Opening Ceremony and Scholarship Presentation
  • 1:30 – 2pm – Michiya Hanayagi and Michisuya Hanayagi Kai
  • 2 – 2:30pm – Nihon Buyo Kiyonomoto
  • 2:30 – 3pm – World Oyama Karate
  • 3 – 3:15pm – Children’s Tsuzumi Challenge
  • 3:15 – 3:30pm – UC Berkeley Yosakoi Group
  • 3:30 – 4pm – Essence
  • 4 – 4:30pm – Sakura Minyo Doo Koo Kai
  • 4:30 – 5pm – Tojokan Shinkendo Dojo

JCCCNC Stage

  • 11:30 – 1pm – Japanese Music Institute of American
  • 1 – 3pm – Minyo Minbu Festival
  • 3 – 3:30pm – Kika Shibata, Sogetsu School
  • 3:30 – 4pm – Marimo-Kai and Yukari Sakaguchi
  • 4 – 4:30pm – Zuishu Krawetz, Wafu School of Ikebana
  • 6 – 8pm – Shigin (Japanese Poetry in Singing Form)

Webster Street Stage

  • 12:30 – 1:30pm – Akai Sky
  • 2 – 3pm – Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble
  • 3:30 – 4:30pm D. Groove

Details

Date:
April 20, 2013
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Japantown Peace Plaza
Post & Buchanan, San Francisco, CA 94115 United States
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Phone:
(415) 831-6330
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