Cherry Blossom Festival Fort Wayne Indiana is back, and this ever growing festival promises to offer even more entertainment and activities! This Cherry Blossom Festival is one of the largest in the Midwest, and is the largest in the tri-state region of Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. From cosplay to kimono the festival crowd typically enjoys dressing for this occasion!
Date: May 17th, 2020 Official Site: https://www.cherryblossomfw.com/ Admission: FREE Address: 900 Library Plz, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802 Activities & Entertainment: Taiko, cosplay contest, tea ceremony, shopping, bonsai display, and more!
The Cherry Blossom Festival hosted at the Allen County Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana offers an action-packed family-friendly festival event suitable for all ages. This is the 13th year of this festival which is the largest Japanese festival in the region with well over 10,000 attendees.
this event offers a wide range of traditional demonstrations of culture and arts from Japan including tea ceremony, bonsai, taiko, and origami. Pop-culture is also well represented at this event with cosplay being commonplace, and there even being an anime art contest. Bring some cash to this event because
Even though this Cherry Blossom Festival is free to attend it is recommended that attendees bring cash with them to enjoy the shopping market and the food vendors.
“Delve into the world of Japanese sake and explore the flavorful partnership of sake and cheese! Enjoy this unique program introducing the qualities of Japanese sake, presented by Paul Tanguay, accredited sake sommelier based in New York City. Two sessions, hosted by the Japan-America Society of Indiana (JASI) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO Chicago), will be held on Monday, October 29th. Sake and cheese products will be provided by Republic National Distributing Company and Goose the Market.”
The Japan-America Society of Indiana is hosting an event designed to introduce people to Sake. There will be 2 sessions of the sake tasting; one session is for culinary professionals, the other is for the general public. Persons attending this event need to be 21 and older, with valid ID. This is a paid event, and registration in advance is required.