Fragrant pink blossoms are appearing on branches around the city which can only mean one thing: The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is almost here. From poetry and bike rides to painting and dance, the festival has ways for everyone to celebrate the blossoms and the new season. Photo credit: rocketcandy on Flickr Photo credit: cahadikin […]
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Although the blossoms in the West End have fallen, covering sidewalks like snowflakes, there are still thousands of trees bursting with spring colours across the city. Photos showcased this week from the Miss604 Flickr Pool all celebrate cherry blossom season. Photo credit: LawrenceH on Flickr Photo credit: rocketcandy & rocketcandy & rocketcandy on Flickr Photo […]
The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival has done a fantastic job of celebrating the lovely pink petals that adorn over 40,000 local trees through promoting community events like dances, lunches, painting classes and more. Photo credit: Judy B – The Travelling Eye on Flickr Photo credit: aloalo* & Eric Flexyourhead on Flickr Cherry Jam Downtown When: […]
The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is coming up this spring and in celebration of the city’s 125th anniversary, they are encouraging residents to plant cherry tree. 3,000 Birthday Blossom trees are available for purchase before March 29, 2011 for $40. Proceeds will help support the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, “a charitable non-profit society dedicated to […]
I love this time of year in the city. The grey and dreary winter days are behind us and although the rain still showers down every few days (or for a few days on end) it just makes everything so lush, green, and full of life. Walking up from Burrard SkyTrain the other night I […]