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Date: Sunday, 28 April, 2019       Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Barnes Park
350 S Mcpherrin Ave
Monterey Park, CA 91754

Phone: (626) 307-1393
Website: Click to Visit

The Cherry Blossom Festival Committee and the City of Monterey Park are pleased to present the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival in April at Barnes Park, located at 350 S. McPherrin Avenue; Monterey Park, CA.  

Planned and coordinated by community volunteers, the Cherry Blossom Festival strives to provide a cultural arts event that offers a forum for learning, entertainment, fun, and support of community. 

Entry to the Festival is FREE. 

Festured at Festival 
Japanese Cultural Exhibits
Japanese Foods with Asian Foods
Traditional Japanese Dancing
Japanese Tea Ceremony
Taiko Drums Performance
Hand made crafts
Kids area - Games
Martial Arts
Japanese Muscial Entertainment
Origami Demonstration and Classes
Ikebana Flower Display & Instructional Classes
Mochi Making

Japanese Culture
So take the time to see, hear, and taste a bit of the Japanese and Japanese American culture through a first-hand experience of watching traditional Japanese dancing, hearing the resounding beats of the taiko drums, observing the mastery and various skills of martial arts, participating in the ancient art of the tea ceremony, or buying hand-made crafts or food with an Asian flair. Other highlights of the Festival include games & crafts for children, and numerous cultural displays.

Lot of Food Booths
The Festival will feature an international array of food, including many authentic Japanese items.  A complete list of foods will be available here in April. Local non-profit groups who wish to sponsor a food booth should contact the coordinator Karen Ogawa (via e-mail).

The Cherry Blossom Program includes performance schedules, sponsors, festival map, special guest list, performer biographies, schedules, exhibitors, booths, demonstrators and food court and craft vendors.

Complete Inforomtion Map 
Cherry Blossom Program Monterey Park PDF 

Festival Date
April 27 - 28, 2019 (Saturday & Sunday)

Festival Time
Saturday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday:   11:00 am - 6:00 pm


Festival Schedule
Saturday - Field Stage

11:00 a.m. Sage Granada Park United Methodist Church Japanese Language School Taiko Group
11:30 a.m. Aiko Institute Aikido
Noon Opening Ceremony featuring Kimi Evans, Consul General and Kimono Fashion Show,hosted by Helen Ota and Shin Ito
1:00 p.m. Yoki Daiko
1:30 p.m. Yvette Nii
2:30 p.m. Halau Hula ‘a’ ala Anuhea
3:15 p.m. David Torres Kempo Karate
4:00 p.m. Yuujou Daiko
4:30 p.m. Industry Sheriff’s Kendo Dojo
5:00 p.m. Taiko Center of Los Angeles
5:30 p.m. Ronin Stones

Indoor Stage (located inside the Gym)
12:30 p.m. Kotobuki No Kai-Nippon
1:00 p.m. Pop Rock Academy
2:00 p.m. Origami Demonstration by Michael Sanders
3:00 p.m. Rockit Writer featuring Ashlee Barrera
4:00 p.m. Angel Dance Group (Math Clinic)
5:00 p.m. RAMEKEGA

Sunday - Field Stage 

11:00 a.m. Mark Keppel High School Pep Band
11:30 a.m. Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko
12:00 p.m. Gedatsu
12:30 p.m. Bombu Taiko/Kitsune Taiko
1:15 p.m. Wu Shu Martial Arts
1:35 p.m. Azuma Kotobuki Kai
2:15 p.m. Koshin Taiko
2:45 p.m. Yuna & Tida
3:15 p.m. Phyllis Chang
4:00 p.m. Ohana Polynesian Dancers
4:45 p.m. Kokoro

Indoor Stage (located inside the Gym)
11:00 a.m. Sunny and Judy Seki - Welcome to Himeji Castle
12:00 p.m. Susan Perry - Zen Brush Painting
1:00 p.m. Manju Demonstration by Brian Kito of Fugetsu-do
2:00 p.m. Shinshi
2:45 p.m. Japanese Traditional Music: Yamatogaku
3:15 p.m. Urasenke Ryu Chado Tea Ceremony
4:00 p.m. Magic Wayne


Barnes Park, 350 S Mcpherrin Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91754


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Sunday, 28 April, 2019

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