Festival Schedule

2018 Cherry Blossom Festival full schedule

Performer Profiles

Grand Parade

April 22nd

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival Grand Parade begins at the Civic Center at 1:00 p.m., proceeding up Polk to Post Street and ending in Japantown at Post and Fillmore streets. A number of performers from Japan will also grace us with their presence. Japanese classical (Buyo) and folk dance (Minyo) groups representing the Bay Area will perform throughout the parade route like a myriad of floating butterflies.

Grand Marshal 2018 – Kristi Yamaguchi
Community Marshals 2018 – Dale Minami & Don Tamaki
Pioneers of the Festival