Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the 1912 gift of trees from Tokyo to Washington, DC. Now that travel to Japan is open once again, we invite you to experience and explore Japan, and check out a few of our valued partners and sponsors who help make the Festival possible each year. If you are dreaming of a trip to Japan, this is the place to start!
ANA, Japan’s largest airline, takes you to Japan and other destinations in Asia operating from 10 gateways across North America. From Dulles International Airport, we connect you to Tokyo with daily direct flights. ANA also offers an extensive network within Japan, serving nearly 50 cities. ANA has been recognized with SKYTRAX’s 5-star rating every year since 2013, the only Japanese airline to win the designation for 10 consecutive years.
Let us help you plan your next trip to Japan! JNTO maintains 26 offices in key cities around the world, through which a wide range of tourism-related promotions are carried out. We, New York Office is responsible for promoting travel and tourism to Japan from the U.S.; one of the most important functions is to help the travel industry encourage their clients to visit Japan. For more information, please click on the link below!
Japan is a long country, stretching far from southwest to northeast, so you can enjoy cherry blossoms from March to early May. The Tohoku Region, only a few hours north of Tokyo by high-speed Shinkansen trains, offers gorgeous cherry blossoms from April to early May. This large and unique area has fascinating culture, cuisine and scenery. It is the heart of traditional Japan and its people will welcome you warmly.
Fukuoka: March 23rd
Tokyo: March 26th
Nagoya: March 26th
Hiroshima: March 26th
Osaka: March 28th
Kanazawa: March 30th
Sendai: April 6th
Sapporo: April 29th