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Cherry Blossom Festival 2018 in SF

By: Hotel Strata / 08 Mar 2018
Cherry Blossom Festival 2018 in SF

Spend Spring Break in San Francisco at the Cherry Blossom Festival 20018

Not sure what to do this Spring Break? Head to Japantown in San Francisco for the 2018 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival on April 14-15 or April 21-22. The Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco is all about fantastic food, cultural dances, and a fun vibe. Here's where culture and history of the Japanese-American community are celebrated.

What to Expect

From J-Pop music and martial arts to the traditional dance and tea ceremony, you're in for the time of your life. Here are few ideas to get you in the mood!
  • Eat & Drink

    • Sample different Japanese food from the block-long area with tons of booths.
    • Stop at Sapporo Beer Garden for a cold one, sit back, and enjoy the festival vibe.
  • Artistic Demos

    • See some of the most extraordinary martial arts demonstrations.
    • Attend an origami showcase in the Arts & Crafts Area at the Buchanan Mall.
  • Pop Culture

    • Catch Sakura 360's non-stop action with gaming, anime, contests, and music.
    • Bring the little ones for painting and games at Sanrio Kids' Corner.
  • Programs & Parade

    • Attend Queen Program inspiring young women of Japanese descent.
    • March in the Grand Parade, starting at City Hall and finishing in Japantown.

Location & Admission

The festival will take place within the borders of Laguna and Fillmore Streets and Geary Boulevard in Japantown. Did we mention that the festival is free and open to the public?

Hotel Strata Packages

Stay the weekend in the Bay Area for some relaxation to cap off of the activities. Located in nearby Mountain View, Hotel Strata offers spacious rooms and suites with hardwood-style floors and great sleep and work space. Book one of the hotel's packages with a complimentary full breakfast and shuttle service to public transportation, so getting to the festival is easy and affordable.

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