Cherry Blossom Festival
Welcome to the festival!

The 49th annual Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival will be held on April 12-14, 2024.

Check out the full 2024 schedule here.

Japanese Community Market
Over the years, many Japanese local businesses have been integral to both supporting our festival and contributing to Japanese-American culture in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. As such, it’s our honor to highlight these businesses on our site and tell a little bit of their stories.
About the Festival
Founded on a sunny afternoon on the warm grass of Seattle’s Seward Park on May 8, 1976, the Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival has grown to become a three-day celebration enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people.

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WHO WE ARE
Welcome to the Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival!  Each year we put on a weekend-long celebration of Japanese and Japanese-American culture.
OUR ROOTS
Founded on a sunny afternoon on the warm grass of Seattle’s Seward Park on May 8, 1976, the Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival has grown to become a three-day celebration enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people...read more
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