San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival 2014

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Planning your spring vacations? Consider including a few days in San Francisco to your itinerary; it’s a quirky, artsy, multi-cultural city that has just about a little bit of everything for the traveler looking to enjoy an insider experience that goes beyond hokey touristy stuff.  One of the biggest local events of the year is actually just around the corner – the annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, which is one of the finest celebrations of Japanese art and culture in this country. If you’re looking to use your customized Go Select San Francisco Pass to explore the city like the local, the Cherry Blossom Festival is the place to be this April. 2014 marks the 47th year of the Cherry Blossom Festival, a popular community event that draws visitors from all over to … [Read more...]

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival

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On April 20th and 21st, San Francisco is hosting the second weekend of its annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival. For travelers in Northern California this weekend, the Festival is a perfect addition to your to-do list of popular San Francisco attractions. Spend some time in the lovely San Francisco spring weather, enjoy the culinary talents of the city’s best Japanese chefs, and breathe in the intoxicating scent of Japanese cherry blossoms. What’s not to like? A local tradition that dates back to 1967, the Cherry Blossom Festival is a one-of-a-kind cultural experience. Held in the Japantown neighborhood of San Francisco, the Festival honors and displays all facets of Japanese and Japanese-American culture, such as singing, dancing, and martial arts. Visitors will also … [Read more...]