Photo courtesy of
Photo courtesy of Kyoko Takenaka.
Sakura Matsuri is back at Brooklyn Botanic Garden from Saturday, April 29, 2017–Sunday, April 30, 2017!
Join us on Sunday, April 30th at 12:00 sharp as we head back to Brooklyn Botanic Garden for another beautiful cherry blossom season, surrounded by Sakura Matsuri festivities. We’ll be on the Cherry Esplanade Main Stage, so stop by amidst your blossom viewing and help us celebrate!
To get the most out of your weekend, check out BBG’s official page for updates on the full schedule of events as they become available.
Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at BBG, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. The festival marks the end of hanami, the Japanese cultural tradition of enjoying each moment of the cherry blossom season.
29 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 30 (Sunday) 6:00 pm (Performing on Sunday from 12:00-12:45)
Photo courtesy of Matthew
Photo courtesy of Matthew Tom-Wolverton.
Soh Daiko will be returning to Four Freedoms Park to perform as a part of the Roosevelt Island Cherry Blossom Festival. This event features both traditional and modern Japanese performances as a part of its Cultural Fair. Join us for a few rounds of bon dancing, followed by our performance at 4:40pm!
For more information, including a complete schedule of the day’s festivities, check out the official Facebook event.
(Saturday) 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm Performing @ 4:40pm