The Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival in Los Angeles County (April 18 – 19, 2015) is always free to attend. The annual festival takes place at Barnes Park and celebrates Japanese and Japanese American culture, featuring Japanese food, dancing, Kabuki and Taiko drum performances, dance and martial arts performances, food booths, arts and crafts, and tea ceremonies.
WHAT: Cherry Blossom Festival of Monterey Park. More info: montereypark.ca.gov/673/Cherry-Blossom-Festival.
WHEN: April 18 – 19, 2015 — Saturday, April 18, 2015, 11am-6:30pm; Sunday, April 19, 2015, 11am-6pm.
WHERE: Barnes Park – 350 S. McPherrin Ave, Monterey Park, CA.
SAVVY TIP: Free parking and shuttle service (approximately every 15 minutes) to the Festival is available at: El Repetto Elementary School – 650 S. Grandridge Avenue; Ynez Elementary School – 120 S. Ynez Avenue.