11th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival
SATURDAY, March 5th
SUNDAY, March 6th
10:00AM-4:00PM Both Days!
* Please note that no pets are allowed in the Garden.
We will remain open today with the rain! Please bring an umbrella and expect the rain to stop by early afternoon. To stay updated with the weather, please check the local forecast here.
Watashitachi to isshouni haru ni saku Sakura o taiken shimashou. Bunkatekina namaensou ya yatai ya omoshiroi en'nichishounin ya kodomo no ko-na- ga arimasu. Soshite bi-ru to ochya o meshiagaremasu. Hanami mo dekimasu. San Diego no hitobito to isshouni taikensurukoto o tanishimini shiteorimasu.
Shuttle Stop # 1: Inspiration Point Parking Lot (at the tram stop)
Shuttle Stop # 2: Federal Lot (at the tram stop)
Shuttle Stop # 3: JFG Front Gate
Shuttle Stop # 4: JFG Lower Canyon Entrance
Open from 10am-4pm each day. Admission: $3.00
Beer and Tea Garden:
We are so excited to present our Beer and Tea Garden where you’ll be able to taste local brews and tea! There will be choices from Teavana, Second Chance Beer Co, Kilowatt Brewing, The Lost Abbey, Port Brewing Co, Kirin, Asahi, The Homebrewer, Sapporo and Gekkekian Sake. All sake was donated by The Garrison Family and Dr. Thelma Press.
5 Six oz Cups of Beer
3 Six oz cups of Beer and 2 Three oz cups of Sake
Beers featured are Second Chance Beer Company, Kilowatt Brewing, The Lost Abbey, Port Brewing Company, Pizza Port, Kirin, Asahi and more!
Sake featured are Gekkekian and Fuki Sake.
Also included is a sample of chicken mesquite from Continental Catering.
Tea samples from Teavana, 1 Three oz cup of tea from Lupicia and Dessert bag to go!
*No outside food will be allowed in the tea garden area.
This year there will be a great selection of live performances for all ages! Here is our awesome lineup!
11th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival 2016: Sat. 3/5/16
10:00 AM- Blue Kanon
11:15 AM- Buddhist Temple of San Diego Ondo Dancers
11:50 AM- Hoola Hoop Performance
12:25 PM- The Sakura Theater
1:00 PM- Buddhist Temple of San Diego Taiko
1:35 PM- San Diego Japanese School
2:10 PM- Japanese Chorus
2:45 PM- San Diego Taiko
11:00 AM- Azuna-Kai San Diego
11:35 AM- Tsukimi Preschool
12:20 AM- The Sakura
1:05 PM- A Pop
1:30 PM- Masazumi-kai
2:05 PM- Japanese Chorus
2:40 PM- Rafael Gutierrez
2:50 PM- San Diego Kimono Club Fashion Show
Other Programs and Special Activities:
Tea Ceremony Demonstration-
Join us in the Exhibit Hall, in the Upper Garden, for ongoing Tea Ceremony Demonstrations presented by the Urasenke Club of San Diego. Learn about the history of the tea ceremony and drinking tea etiquette.
Free Massage and Health Screenings-
The Foundation for Wellness Professionals is a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating the community and businesses on wellness care and disease prevention through donated services, such as workshops, health screenings, chair massages, and corporate wellness programs; Located in the Exhibit Hall in the Upper Garden.
Traditional Japanese Board Game GO-
The Japanese Friendship Garden’s GO Club will be teaching students how to play Japan’s national game of GO and will also host a series of games. So come and exercise your brain with the oldest strategic board game in the world!
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PLEASE, No Pets.