31st Annual Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

Pink Cherry Blossoms

If you’re looking to have a little fun on the Big Island make sure to check out the Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival on February 3rd. The event runs from 9:00-3:00 and celebrates the annual blooming of its historic cherry trees. The event is free and open to the public.

Cherry Blossom Festival

The Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the blooming of cherry blossoms and features lots of fun events and demonstrations throughout the day including various cultural performances, art exhibits, food vendors, and more. It provides an opportunity for the community and visitors to enjoy the beauty of cherry blossoms and experience Hawaiian culture. The Festival is produced by the Hawai‘i County Parks and Recreation’s Culture and Education Section and led by a dedicated team of volunteers.


Waimea Arts Council Cherry Branch cherry blossom festivalThis year some of the highlights include Taiko drums, Japanese cooking by local chefs, a traditional

Japanese tea ceremony, and a cherry blossom art show at Firehouse Gallery

The entertainment schedule is available here as it is finalized.


Roberts Hawai’i will provide free shuttles from Church Row Park to Parker Ranch Center but walking is also encouraged.


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