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21st Annual Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival
April 21, 2018 - April 22, 2018Free
Image via City of Monterey Park
The 21st Annual Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival comes to Monterey Park’s Barnes Park on April 21-22 for an exciting cultural arts event incorporating learning, entertainment, and fun for all ages.
Learn, listen, and taste Japanese and Japanese-American culture throughout this three-day affair. Check out the traditional Japanese dancing, the colossal beats of the taiko drums, the mastery and various skills of martial arts, and the ancient art of the tea ceremony. You’ll also have the opportunity to browse and buy hand-made crafts and food with an Asian flair. There will also be games and crafts for children, and many cultural displays. The 2018 detailed program will be posted on the site soon.
The event hours are below:
- Saturday, April 21, 2018: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Opening ceremonies are at noon, with special guest and MC ABC7’s Denise Dador)
- Sunday, April 22, 2018: 11:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
The festival is free and open to the public.