Cherry Blossom Festival and Parade April 15-22

45th Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival and Parade

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    David Parkinson via National Weather Service Data

    What: The 2012 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival now celebrating its 45th year, is one of California's most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival is said to be the second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C. to celebrate the blooming of cherry blossoms; and held at one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States. 

    When: Festival- April 14-15, 21-22

               Parade- April 22

               Queen Pageant- April 14

    Where: Festival- Japantown

                Parade- Begins @ San Francisco City Hall to Post & Filmore

                Queen Pageant- Sundance Kabuki 8 Theater, Japantown