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2024 - 19th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival Celebration - Japanese Friendship Garden, Balboa Park (Vendors) March 7, 8, 9, 10 - 2024 (4 Days)
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Date: Friday, 8 March, 2024       Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Balboa Park Japanese Friendship Garden, San Diego (Main)
2215 Pan American Rd E
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 232-2721
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Map of Balboa Park Japanese Friendship Garden, San Diego (Main), 2215 Pan American Rd E

Discover the Magic of Spring at the 2024 Cherry Blossom Festival - An Annual Tradition of Celebrating Beauty and Culture!

The Cherry Blossom Festival returns to JFG in March. We're excited to welcome spring and celebrate the annual Japanese tradition of hanami! The garden will host a variety of daily performances, food, vendors and fun activities for the entire family. There's something for everyone to enjoy. 

Cherry Blossom Festival Dates
March 7, 8, 9, 10, 2024 (4 Days)


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Event Times
10:00 am - 7:00 pm - Last Admission at 5 pm


4-Day Cherry Blossom Schedule

Welcome to Day 1 of the Cherry Blossom Festival 2023!
JFG is excited to celebrate the tradition of hanami.
The full list of Friday’s activities, food vendors, merchant vendors, and performances can be viewed below

Performances: Friday 
Lower Garden Courtyard | 11am-6pm | Included with Admission
1:00 pm - ShiShi Mai
2:00 pm - Geisha Opera Singer/ Madam Sen
3:00 pm - SuperNovA
4:00 pm - Southern California Koto Ensemble
5:00 pm - San Diego Kendo Bu
6:00 pm - Asayake Taiko

Childrens Area
Lower Garden | 11am-6pm | Tickets available at the door games will be available at the Children’s Garden all three festival dates.
Parents or guardians must remain with children at all times

Beer & Sake Garden
Inamori Pavilion | 11am-6pm | $20 | ID Required for Guests 21+

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Welcome to Day 2 of the Cherry Blossom Festival 2023!
JFG is excited to celebrate the tradition of hanami. the full list of Saturday’s activities, food vendors, merchant vendors, and performances can be viewed below.

Childrens Area
Lower Garden | 11am-6pm | Tickets available at the door games will be available at the Children’s Garden all three festival dates
Parents or guardians must remain with children at all times.

Performances
Lower Garden Courtyard | 11am-6pm | Included with Admission
11:00am - Melly Mimi
12:00 pm - JFG Cosplay Contest

COSPLAY CONTEST

01:00 pm - San Diego Japanese Hula Club
02:00 pm - Buddhist Temple of San Diego Ondo Dancers
03:00 pm - Buddhist Temple of San Diego Taiko
04:00 pm - Shofukan Kendo Dojo
05:00 pm - ShiShi Mai (Japanese Lion Dance)
06:00 pm - San Diego Taiko

Cherry Blossom Festival EMCEE
Dennis-Michael Broussard is an event producer, consultant, entrepreneur, and an aspiring humanitarian. Partially raised in the Philippines and originally from New Orleans, Dennis-Michael Broussard relocated to San Diego to pursue his higher education aspirations. While in graduate school, he started Silk Road Productions, an event production company that has created many memorable events in San Diego, such as the Asian Cultural Festival, Fangaea Con, and the San Diego Ramen Festival.

Dennis-Michael volunteers tirelessly and serves on many nonprofit boards and committees, such as the USS Midway Museum’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee; the Japanese Friendship Garden’s Cultural and Diversity Committee; the San Diego International Sister Cities Association Board of Directors; the San Diego World Affairs Council; he is the President of the House of France; Vice Chair of the Asian Culture & Media Alliance; and on the KPBS Producers Club Committee.

Beer & Sake Garden
Inamori Pavilion | 11am-6pm | $20 | ID Required for Guests 21+

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Welcome to Day 3 and the final day of the Cherry Blossom Festival 2023!
JFG is excited to celebrate the tradition of hanami. Scroll down to see the full list of Sunday’s activities, food vendors, merchant vendors, and performance times.

Children's Area
Lower Garden | 11am-6pm | Tickets available at the door games will be available at the Children’s Garden all three festival dates.

Parents or guardians must remain with children at all times.

Performances
Lower Garden Courtyard | 11am-6pm | Included with Admission
11:00 am - Melly Mimi
12:00 pm - La Jolla Taiko
01:00 pm - San Diego Kimono Club
02:00 pm - Japan Karate-Do Organization
03:00 pm - San Diego Kendo Bu
04:00 pm - G-Moto
05:00 pm - Masazumi Kai
06:00 pm - Genbu Daiko

Cherry Blossom Festival EMCEE
Dennis-Michael Broussard is an event producer, consultant, entrepreneur, and an aspiring humanitarian. Partially raised in the Philippines and originally from New Orleans, Dennis-Michael Broussard relocated to San Diego to pursue his higher education aspirations. While in graduate school, he started Silk Road Productions, an event production company that has created many memorable events in San Diego, such as the Asian Cultural Festival, Fangaea Con, and the San Diego Ramen Festival.

Dennis-Michael volunteers tirelessly and serves on many nonprofit boards and committees, such as the USS Midway Museum’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee; the Japanese Friendship Garden’s Cultural and Diversity Committee; the San Diego International Sister Cities Association Board of Directors; the San Diego World Affairs Council; he is the President of the House of France; Vice Chair of the Asian Culture & Media Alliance; and on the KPBS Producers Club Committee.

Beer & Sake Garden
Inamori Pavilion | 11am-6pm | $20 | ID Required for Guests 21+



Cherry Blossom Location
Japanese Friendship Garden - Balboa Park

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Food, Merchant & Performer Details: 
   Day 1 - Day 2 - Day 3

Map of Balboa Park: Map

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Annual Cherry Blossom Festival Celebration - Japanese Friendship Garden - Balboa Park (Vendors) March 

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