Friday, April 9, 2010

Cherry Blossom Festival


If you are looking to take a field trip, try checking out the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival in Philadelphia this weekend.The Japan American Society of Greater Philadelphia celebrates the arrival of spring and the beauty of delicate, pink cherry blossoms with the annual Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, held at venues throughout the Philadelphia area. Many events are free, but some do have fees associated with them.


If you visit on Sunday April 11th it is Sakura Sunday,which is a day of picnicking and performances favored by families in the Delaware Valley. Sakura Sunday will take place from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Fairmount Park’s Horticulture Center, Sakura Sunday is a daylong extravaganza of art, food and entertainment. Visitors can enjoy cultural and martial arts demonstrations, sudoku, and live musical performances. Shofuso, a 16th Century Japanese house and garden beloved by Fairmount Park visitors, is also open throughout the day. A $5 donation for adults, free for children under 14.

Click here for a list of the days events



For more information: www.jasgp.org/cherryblossomfestival/
Location: venues throughout the city
This event is appropriate for the whole family
Cost:it depends on the events, check website for details

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