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Cherry Blossom Festival

Saturday, May 6, 2017

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

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Each spring Randall’s Island Park Alliance's annual Cherry Blossom Festival ushers in the warmer months, and gives visitors the opportunity to appreciate the Park’s spring beauty. 

Set along the backdrop of the Hell Gate Bridge and the Urban Farm, the festival welcomes the park’s cherry blossoms with live music, performances, games, exhibitions, face painting, and more, inspired by Japanese culture.  

Activities: 

  • Face painting
  • Kite flying
  • Samurai hat making
  • Peek-a-boo photo sculptures by Rica Takashima
  • Crafts, games, and more!

Live Performances: 

  • J.D. Patch Band (Noon - 4:00 p.m.)
  • Taiko Aiko Kai Drumming (12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.)
  • Junko Fisher Okinawan Dance Company (1:30 p.m.)
  • Taisan Tanaka Calligraphy (2:30 p.m.)

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