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Cherry Blossom Day at the Capitol

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Members of the Salem Japanese Cultural Society line up under the cherry blossom trees to take a photo in their kimonos.

The third Saturday of March is Cherry Blossom Day at the Capitol. Celebrate Spring, the blossoming cherry trees in the Capitol Mall and the impact of the Japanese culture on our state. We will be celebrating on the Capitol Mall (across the street from the front of the Capitol on Court) with booths, activities and performances from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free and open to the public. Parking is free on Saturday.

11 a.m. Monmouth Taiko
11:50 a.m. City of Salem Proclamation
NOON Martial Arts demonstration by Toru Tanabe
12:30 p.m. SamaZama: Masumi Timson, Koto and Joseph Harchanko, Cello
1:15 p.m. Miwa Holman, Yuko Hong, Nanami Riedel, and Seika Kyoda musical performance
2 p.m. Kimono Fashion Show
2:30 p.m. Bon Dance


March 16
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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State Capitol State Park
900 Court St. NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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