March 30, 2018
The all-day event will take place at Fairmount Park’s Horticulture Center, home to hundreds of cherry trees.
Pack a picnic to enjoy beneath the cherry blossoms and prepare for a full day of activities.
There will be martial arts, a fashion show, an anime and cosplay area, a sushi contest, origami and calligraphy workshops, tea ceremony and kimono dressing demonstrations, karaoke and live musical performances.
Also, look for a a pop-up sake garden, presented by the Parks on Tap team.
And if you have a dog, dress them in something pink for the festival. They could win best dressed in the "Prettiest Pet in Pink" parade.
Tickets, which are $12 in advance and $15 day-of, are required for admission to the festival. Children ages 12 and under can attend for free.