Due to heightened public health concerns related to local community spread of COVID-19, the decision has been made to postpone the 2020 Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival, scheduled for Saturday, April 4th. No new date has been set at this time.
The 2020 Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival is a family-friendly celebration of spring and Japanese culture on the front lawn of the Metro Courthouse at Nashville Public Square. The festival will begin at 9:30am.
Festival highlights include the Cherry Blossom Walk hosted by Sister Cities of Nashville, contemporary and traditional Japanese music and dance, a roving Japanese "Candyman," martial arts demonstrations, arts & crafts, anime merchandise, cultural lectures and exhibits, children's activities, sumo-suit wrestling, a Cosplay Contest, the 7th Annual Pups in Pink Parade and a variety of Japanese cuisine featuring special menus from some of Nashville's favorite food trucks.