Don't miss a fun new feature of Cherry Blossom Festival this year, which is an outdoor activity zone designed for young learners and curious minds of all ages. All activities are free, but donation jars will be available if you have a few bucks to help us cover the cost of supplies. The activity zone … Continue reading Activity Zone!!
In addition to our main performance stage, we have added an outstanding schedule of panelists and presenters to this year's festival. Please make some time to attend a panel or info presentation this year! The panel schedule is as follows: 11:30 Tracie Whiting-Kipper: You Can Learn Japanese! 12:00 Maaju Hanaoka, Student in Residence from Higashimurayama … Continue reading Panel Schedule
Yoki is a returning favorite vendor at Cherry Blossom Festival. They sell an assortment of classic Japanese snack foods like pocky and mochi, plus newer favorites like flavored kit-kats (please try these!) While you're browsing their booth, you can also find Japanese sodas, iced coffees, flavored teas, and cute mugs and utensils. This year, don't … Continue reading Vendor Spotlight: Yoki
Sigil Kiss is the property of Adelei Wade, a local artist and clothing designer living with a number of chronic illnesses. Her work is strongly influenced by J-fashion genre yami kawaii, or "sick cute" and she likes to layer unsettling elements and references to physical and mental health challenges into the cute visual themes of … Continue reading Vendor Spotlight: Sigil Kiss
BUILD UP IS READY FOR CHERRY BLOSSOM FEST, ARE YOU?? Build-Up is a brand new local business offering imported hobby supplies, modeling kits, tasty snacks, and a space to enjoy all of the above. They plan to expand to include cosplay supplies and manga sales, and they would love to meet you at Cherry Blossom … Continue reading Vendor Spotlight: Build Up
Cherry Blossom Festival is delighted to announce that we are helping to launch a brand new business this year! Please make sure to welcome Madeleine and Kristin from Lace Bunnies, who have been hard at work crafting one of a kind candles, kawaii accessories, and hand-made skin care products.
Game Cafe has been a fixture on the Independence Square for just over a decade. As the name implies, it's a cafe . . . with games! Game Cafe offers a huge variety of board games, card games, role playing games, and more, plus space for gamers to meet up for organized tournaments or casual … Continue reading Vendor Spotlight: Game Cafe