The second largest festival in the United States of its kind
2014 Cherry Blossom FestivalJapantown Peace Plaza (1610 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA) Map it Free
The second largest festival outside of Washington, D.C., the Cherry Blossom festival is a celebration that should be on every person's San Francisco bucket list. Not only is the event breathtaking to watch, the festival has a variety of ceremonies and programs to fully immerse oneself in the celebration. At the event one may view (or partake in) the Chanoyu Tea Ceremony, Ikebana, Golf Tournament, Grand Parade, Music Program, Kanda Myojin Purification Ceremony, Kayo Parade, Senior Brunch and the absolutely awesome Sanrio Hello Kitty. There's so many cool events, this is a full day activity. Go to http://sfcherryblossom.org/WP/ for a complete schedule of events.