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5 Cherry Blossom Festivals You Can Check Out in L.A. This Spring

February 28, 2017 by Karin E. Baker

Los Angeles enjoyed a relatively wet winter after our years-long drought, so the coming springtime is shaping up to be our most beautiful in years. Experience the changing seasons and blooming, extra-lush nature while celebrating Japanese culture during Los Angeles’ cherry blossom festivals.

Several 2017 cherry blossom festivities are happening around the city over the next few weeks. Each has a different take on traditional Japanese and Japanese-American arts and entertainment.

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During the month of March, you can attend cherry blossom festivals at Descanso Gardens, in Huntington Beach, in Palos Verdes Peninsula and in West Covina, with another late-April celebration scheduled in Monterey Park.

Check the links below for We Like LA’s detailed information on each festival.

2017 Descanso Gardens’ Cherry Blossom Festival
Saturday March 4 and March 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
Sunday March 5 and March 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Cherry Blossom Festival at South Coast Botanic Garden
Saturday March 4, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA, 90274

2017 West Covina Cherry Blossom Festival
Saturday, March 18, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
South Hills Plaza, 1414 S. Azusa Ave., West Covina, CA 91791

2017 Huntington Beach Cherry Blossom Festival
Sunday March 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m
7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA, 92648

2017 Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival at Barnes Park
Saturday April 22, 11:00 a.m  to 6:30 p.m.
Sunday April 23, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
350 S. McPherrin Ave., Monterey Park, CA 91754

Know of any other cherry blossom events happening this year? Let us know in the comments below!

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