Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival 2011


Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 — 9:27am PST
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The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival returns in timely fashion this weekend as pink buds are already sprouting from tree-lined streets. Festivities will take place around town from March 26th until April 22nd including some of the following events:

Today in Vancouver: The city springs into Spring!
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Haiku Invitational
Submit your cherry blossom haiku online now until May 31, 2011.
Sakura Days Japan Fair
VanDusen Botanical Garden hosts a family-friendly festival April 2nd and 3rd from 10:00am until 5:00pm.
Cherry Jam Downtown
Burrard SkyTrain station downtown is home to dozens of blossoming trees. Enjoy festivities March 31st from 12:00pm until 1:30pm.
Cherry Jubilee
The performance Violionpower with Edmund Chung takes place April 9th at 5:00pm in CBC’s Studio 700.

Sping Cherry Bliss
Photo credit: P Squared Pics on Flickr

Visit the festival’s website to find out more about events, sign up to be a cherry scout, Bike the Blossoms, and locate blossoms around Vancouver. There’s also still time to purchase Birthday Blossoms in honor of Vancouver’s 125th anniversary, before March 29th.

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