Mid April to Late April

Description

The Tsuruoka Sakura Matsuri 鶴岡桜まつり ("Cherry Blossoms Festival") is held in Tsuruoka Park, one of the 100 most beautiful places to see the cherry blossoms in Japan. During the festival, visitors can eat or play at one of the dozen stalls standing for the occasion amongst the 730 cherry trees of the park.
The event lasts for the whole period of the blooming season (2 weeks).

Participation fees: 

Free

Tsuruoka Park's Cherry Blossom Festival

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