Half Moon Bay, CA - Pillar Point RV Park - Cherry Blossom Festival

by Pamela Hamilton on 02/08/2014, 05:04 PM

Categories: San Francisco - PAMELA'S POSTS - Festivals
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Saturday and Sunday

April 12-13 and April 19-20, 2014
10am to 5pm

The 2014 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival now in its 47th year, is said to be
the largest such festival next to the one held in Washington, D.C.   Locate in Japantown in San Francisco, the festival is one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions.  

There will be food booths, cultural performances, martial arts, live bands, and the annual crowning of the Queen.  You will be able to take in  exhibits and demonstrations of ikebana (flower arranging), sumi-e (brush/ink painting), calligraphy, bonsai (tree dwarfing), origami, and doll-making.  Most exhibits and performances are free.

The Grand Parade will be held on Sunday, April 20th at 1pm.