the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival
The 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. Admission is free. The Festival begins at 9:30 a.m. with the Cherry Blossom Walk. The 2.5-mile course begins and ends at Nashville Public Square and follows the Cumberland River Greenway, looping at Sister Cities’ Magdeburg Connector to Morgan Park in Germantown.
Festival highlights include traditional and contemporary Japanese music and dance, a roving “Candyman,” martial arts demonstrations, art, anime, children’s activities, sumo-suit wrestling, a Cosplay Contest, the annual Pups in Pink Parade and a variety of Japanese cuisine featuring special menus from some of Nashville’s favorite food trucks.
For more details, visit the festival website below.