Cherry Blossom Festival (Canceled) 

We regret that this event has been canceled due to measures regarding the coronavirus disease. Here are some clips from past Cherry Blossom events.  

* Cherry Blossom CPRS Award Video

* Taiko Drums 

* Mochi and Manju Demo 

* Storigami

* June Kuramoto & Hiroshima 


Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26, 2020

Planned and coordinated by community volunteers, the Cherry Blossom Festival strives to provide a cultural arts event that offers a forum for learning, entertainment, fun, and support of community.

The 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival Committee and the City of Monterey Park are pleased to present the 23rd Annual Cherry Blossom Festival on April 25-26, 2020. Entry to the festival is free to the public.

Event Festivities

Take the time to see, hear, and taste a bit of the Japanese and Japanese American culture through a first-hand experience of watching traditional Japanese dancing, hearing the resounding beats of the taiko drums, observing the mastery and various skills of martial arts, participating in the ancient art of the tea ceremony, or buying hand-made crafts or food with an Asian flair. Other highlights of the festival include games and crafts for children, and numerous cultural displays.

Vendors - 2020 Applications 

The 2020 vendors applications are now available at the provided links below. If you have a question about becoming a vendor or would like to receive an application via email  please contact the Vendor Chair 


The festival will feature an international array of food, including many authentic Japanese items.  Local non-profit groups who wish to sponsor a food booth should contact the Food Vendor Chair .
To become a sponsor please click the following link Sponsor Brochure . Please click here for a list of previous sponsors and remember to thank them for continuing to support community events. 

Cherry Blossom Festival