Note: Festival applications are open to applicants that provide some relevance to the Japanese/Japanese American community, culture or heritage.

2017 Arts and Crafts Booth Application

The Arts and Crafts portion will be located in Buchanan Mall, and on Post St., between Laguna St. and Buchanan St., from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on all four weekend days with the exception of the second Sunday in which space will be limited due to the Grand Parade. Therefore, we highly recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. Booth spaces will not be reserved without payment. All booth spaces are first come first served. Booth applications are now open for 2017.
Please review the Arts and Crafts Policies and Guidelines before applying.
If your organization is interested in participating in this year’s event email

2017 Food Bazaar Booth Application

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Food Bazaar area is a wonderful fundraising opportunity for local NON-PROFIT organizations. Due to limited space, applications are available by invitation only. If your Non-Profit Organization is interested in participating, email us at

Food booths are for “not for profit” community organizations only.  For-profit organizations are prohibited.

2017 Grand Parade Application

The Grand Parade features over 50 floats and performers from marching bands, civic officials and guest performers from Japan. To inquire about participating in the festival contact Atsushi Kajita at
Apply online for the NCCBF Grand Parade.
Please review the 2017 NCCBF Grand Parade Policies and Guidelines before applying.

2017 Sakura 360 Area Booth Application

This year Sakura 360 area will be located on Buchanan Street, between Sutter and Bush. We will be open for two weekends, April 8,9 and April 15,16.
Vendor booth applications are now open. To apply, please complete the 2017 50th Anniversary NCCBF Cherry Blossom Festival Sakura 360 Vendor Application Form.
Please review the Policies and Guidelines before applying.