The Cherry Blossom Festival has many family friendly activities that are hands on, educational, and culturally oriented. Most activities are completely free, and even offer an instructor to better help! 
Cost: FREE

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Kids and their families are invited to come to the Children’s Services department at the Library for FREE Cherry Blossom Festival fun.

Cost: FREE

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Market Place


The Cherry Blossom Festival attracts many great vendors who offer a shopping experience straight from Japan!  The 2019 vendors included: Ohio Kimono; the Fort Wayne Bonsai ClubBooks, Comics, and Things; and Japanese Saturday School, Buf’s Otaku Stop , Asian Styles, Carroll High School,  IACE Travel, and JessDesu Kawaii.. 
Cost: Varies

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Martial Arts


If you enjoy action, come watch the martial arts demonstrations! 

Cost: FREE


Performance Stage


The stage performances at the Cherry Blossom Festival Fort Wayne are legendary, and offer a wide selection of music certain to please anyone. Performances range from traditional taiko drumming. drumming. Japanese folk dancing, koto and guitar playing, and Japanese Pop songs. Performances will occur in the lower auditorium, the Gallery and on the Plaza.
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Cost: FREE

Taste Of Japan


There will be a variety of food vendors at the Festival:  Pho-Shi, West Coast Grill,  Bamboo Garden, Kona Shaved Ice  and   and Woo's Oriental Groceries. Enjoy curry dishes, yakisoba, spring rolls, mochi ice cream, candies, rice crackers and many more tasty treats!

Cost: Varies

Tea Ceremony


Shie Otani will perform a traditional tea ceremony and explain each of the parts. The audience will share in the drinking of tea. 
Cost: FREE


Sponsors & Friends
Courtesy of Chuck & Lisa Surack
The Chapman Fund  
Petroleum Traders
FCC (Adams) LLC
Continental Structural Plastics
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