Spring and cherry blossoms are in full bloom this weekend at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for the 30th annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival. The festival is a chance to celebrate Japanese culture past and present, while also remembering the victims of this year's earthquake and it's aftermath. There are over 60 events planned for tomorrow and Sunday, including dance performances, Japanese pop bands, manga artists appearances, tea ceremonies, martial arts and more. Take advantage of what looks to be a beautiful weekend with some of the best greenery in the city.
Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival
Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
900 Washington Ave, Brooklyn
Tickets Adults $15
Students with ID and Seniors $10
Children under 12 Free