2017 Cherry Blossom Festival, LA

Photo: John Stanley/descanogardens.org

Affair: 2017 Cherry Blossom Festival

When: Saturday, March 4- Sunday, March 5; Saturday, March 11- Sunday, March 12, 2017 @ 9AM-5PM

Hot Spot: Descano Gardens, Los Angeles, CA

Deets: The most popular festival returns with two weekends of live music, origami, good food and beautiful blooms throughout the garden. Activities free with admission unless otherwise noted.

For full Cherry Blossom Festival schedule, see Sunday, March 5, Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12.

Cherry Tree Sale | 10am – 4pm
These flowering trees sell out early!

Discovery Stations | 10am – 4pm
Learn about cherry trees and related plants at these exploration tables.

Cherry Blossom Walks | 11am, 2pm
Meet in Center Circle to take a guided walk with our experts to learn about cherry blossoms and other flowering trees.

Origami | 11am – 3pm
Try the art of paper folding with help from experts.

Camellia Lounge | 10am – 4pm
Purchase Japanese influenced cuisine, including tempura and sushi selections.

Performance by Minyo Station | 11am, 1pm & 3pm
Minyo Station presents a jazzy style of Japanese folk music blending traditional Japanese music, Minyo, with various genres of Western music.

Hint For The Average Socialite: Due to overwhelming demand last year, reservations must be made in advance for the Cherry Blossom Festival. Tickets are available to Descanso Gardens members starting February 1, and will go on sale to the public February 17.

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