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Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival
April 27 - April 28Free
Image via the City of Monterey Park
Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival comes to Barnes Park on April 27 – 28 for a cultural arts event centered around Japanese and Japanese American culture. The festival features performances like traditional Japanese dancing, the resounding beats of the taiko drums, and martial arts. Attendees can also participate in the ancient art of the tea ceremony and purchase hand-made crafts or food. Other festival highlights include games and crafts for children, and numerous cultural displays. The festival takes place Saturday April 27 from, 11 a.m.to 7 p.m. (with an opening ceremony at noon) and Sunday April 28 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.