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2023 Cherry Blossom Festival

  • 1 Apr 2023
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens (2612 Lane Park Rd Birmingham, AL 35223)

Save the Date! 


Join us for our 2023 Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri) at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens! With Japanese cultural activities as well as musical performances and martial arts demonstrations, you’ll have the whole day to experience Japanese culture! This is a free, family-friendly event.

!Please note parking will be available only at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens this year. We encourage you to carpool!


10:00 – 10:30 Opening Ceremony

- Remarks from Japan-America Society of Alabama, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, City of Birmingham, Consul General of Japan in Atlanta

10:45 – 11:15 Briarwood Japanese Children’s Club Performance

11:30 – 12:00 Shinkendo of Birmingham

12:15 – 12:45 LeRon Harrison Gagaku Music Performance

1:15 – 2:00 Daikin Taiko Force

2:30 – 3:15 Hiroya Tsukamoto

3:30 – 4:00 Closing Remarks

Guests and Activities

Alabama Bonsai Society, Asha Kiran, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham Quilter's Guild, Briarwood Japanese Children's Club, Calligraphy, Chiharu Roach, Civil Stoneware, Consul General of Japan in Atlanta, Consul Daikin Taiko Force, Glitter Critter Studios, Hiroya Tsukamoto, Holbein Pottery, Hometown Supermarket, Japan-America Society of Alabama, LeRon Harrison, Nori Thai and Sushi, Origami, PaperWorkers Local, Shinkendo of Birmingham, UAB Japanese Culture Club, Urasenke Birmingham Association

Contact Us

+1 (205) 703-0960


2081 Columbiana Rd #10

Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

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