Cherry Blossom Celebrations Return: A Complete Timeline For The Festival

The Capitol will host a festival on March 18 and night viewings from March 25 to April 1.

Cherry Blossom Day at the Capitol, held annually in Oregon’s state capital, will kick off the festivities on Saturday, March 18.

According to, The park will serve as a backdrop for the free and family-friendly events that will take place between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

To participate in the celebration, tourists can post pictures of the cherry blossoms they see on social media with the hashtag #CherryBlossomDay.

Cherry blossom celebrations return

Nighttime flower viewing, or yozakura, occurs from March 25 to April 1.

Cherry Blossom Day March 18:

  •  11:00 a.m. Monmouth Taiko
  •  11:45 a.m. Kimono Dance
  •  11:55 a.m. City of Salem Mayor Chris Hoy presents flags to Salem Kawagoe Sister Cities
  • 12:00 p.m. Martial Arts demonstration
  •  12:30 p.m. Masumi Timson Koto performance
  •  1:00 p.m. Kimono Fashion Show
  • 1:30 p.m. Bon Dance

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This year, from March 25th to April 1st, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department will conduct a “Yozakura,” or cherry blossom watching night.

From 6 to 9 o’clock in the evening, park employees will use Japanese lanterns and lights to decorate the cherry trees.

A tweet regarding this news is given below-

Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, camping chairs, or even a picnic dinner to enjoy under the glimmering branches. This year, the park will be alive with the music of Koto musician Masumi Timson.

The experts from Dallas’s Focal Point Photography will teach visitors how to shoot stunning nighttime shots and close-up macros of the blossoms.

The park shuts at 10 p.m. and booze is prohibited (without permission) in State Capitol State Park.

From festivals to concerts and everything in between, our website  has all the information you need on upcoming events in Oregon.

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