2015 Cherry Blossom Festival & Grand Parade | Civic Center
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Japantown Peace Plaza | Post Street at Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA
Sunday, April 19, 2015
2015 Cherry Blossom Festival | Japantown
A number of performers from Japan will also grace us with their presence. Japanese classical (Buyo) and folk dance (Minyo) groups representing the Bay Area will perform throughout the parade route like a myriad of floating butterflies.
Highly honored Boy Scout Troops from the Japanese American communities will march proudly along the streets. Streams of colorful floats will be carrying young women representing Japanese American and other Asian American communities.
World renowned San Francisco Taiko Dojo will keep the parade upbeat with the thundering sound of the taiko, and this year’s Queen and her Court will cascade their way to Japantown. Anchoring the parade is the exciting Taru Mikoshi, that will be hoisted by over one hundred strong individuals from throughout the Bay Area.
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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