Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry Blossom Festival 2024


Welcome to the 49th annual Cherry Blossom Festival! To view the full schedule of in-person events at the Seattle Center, please click here.

For those who prefer to stay in this year, NHK WORLD-JAPAN has generously released a series of free documentary videos. Please browse the full selection below, and happy watching!

(These videos are co-sponsored by NHK WORLD-JAPAN in cooperation with the Consulate-General of Japan)

Want to Watch More?

NHK World is available on television, for free via over-the-air-antenna on channel 28.2 (most of the Puget Sound region) 15.2 (Centralia) and on cable: XFinity channel 115. Programs range from documentaries, international news, business, technology, and science information, as well as lifestyle, culture and travel programs produced and presented from Japanese and Asian perspectives.


49th Annual Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival, April 12-14, 2024

  • City of Seattle, Office of the Mayor
  • Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle
  • Hyogo Business and Cultural Center
  • Japan Business Association of Seattle
  • Japan-America Society of State of Washington
  • Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter
  • Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington
  • Seattle Center
  • Seattle-Kobe Sister City Association
  • City of Seattle Office of Arts and Culture
  • 4Culture, King County
  • ArtsFund Community Accelerator
  • Seattle Center Festal: 4Culture and Seattle Center Foundation
  • Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle
  • NHK World Japan
  • Global Travel Telecom/Skygo NHK Cosmo Media
  • Renewal by Andersen
  • Kobo at Higo
  • Doskoi Catering
  • Egg Roll Hut
  • Setsuko’s Pastry
  • Tokara Confectionery
  • Beikoku Shodo Kenkyukai, Seattle Chapter
  • Chado Urasenke Tankokai Seattle Association
  • Chanoyu Seattle Omotesenke-ryu
  • Chiyogami Ningyo by Kuniko Mancini
  • Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle
  • East-West Chanoyu Center
  • Films and Lecture
  • Food Court
  • Fujima Dance/Music Ensemble
  • Gift Shop
  • Hasu-Seizo
  • Hyogo Business and Cultural Center
  • Ikebana International, Chapter 19
  • Japan Business Association of Seattle
  • Japan-America Society of the State of Washington
  • Japan in the Schools by JASSW
  • Japanese American Citizens League, Puyallup Valley
  • Japanese American Citizens League, Seattle Chapter
  • Japanese Cultural and Community Center of WA
  • Japanese Dance World
  • Kagoshima Club of Seattle
  • Kamishibai by JCCCW
  • Keiro Northwest
  • Kid’s Korner
  • Kimono Yukata Dress Up hosted by SKSCA
  • Kobe Trade and Information Office
  • Lynn Miyauchi, Furoshiki Video, courtesy CGoJiS
  • Meito Shodo Kenkyu Kai
  • Miyagi Kai
  • Musokai Iaido Club
  • NHK World Japan VOD
  • North American Post Publishing/Soy Source
  • Okinawa Kenjin Club of Washington State
  • Okinawa Kenjinkai Chijinshuu
  • Okinawa Urasoe City Chijinshuu Taiko Chair Norimitsu Hokama, Instructors Ryusei Hokama and Takumi Kinjo
  • Okinawan Traditional Sanshin Master, Minori Sensei
  • Omoide by Dee Goto
  • PNW JET Alumni Association
  • PN Kendo Federation
  • P.A.P.E.R.
  • Rain City Sumo
  • RJE Legends, represented by JBAS
  • Saganishiki by Jan Paul
  • Sake Tasting
  • School Visits
  • Seattle Competitive Karuta Club
  • Seattle Dojo Judo
  • Seattle Fukushima Club
  • Seattle Go Center
  • Seattle Hiroshima Club
  • Seattle Japanese Garden
  • Seattle Japanese Language School
  • Seattle Kishu Club (Wakayama)
  • Seattle Kokon Taiko
  • Seattle Seido Karate
  • Seattle-Tacoma Fukuoka Kenjinkai
  • Shamten hosted by JBAS
  • Shintokan Dojo
  • The School of Taiko
  • Tobe Daiko
  • Token Konno Exhibit
  • Tsukamaki by Gunnar Goerlitz
  • UV Performing Arts
  • Volunteers
  • Yamnuska Mountain Tours