2016 Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry Blossom Festivals

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The Cherry Blossom is one of the most well recognized flowers around the world. This springtime attraction draws continuous crowds by the hundreds to festivals around the country. Every year, event planners go to great lengths to assure the current year’s festival is even better than the previous year. Organizers of the 2016 Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival are no different. They’ve planned a chock full day of events on Saturday, April 9th at the Nashville Public Square. Take a look at the abundance of family and pet friendly events taking place on that day.


  • 9:00 a.m.  Sakura/Cherry Blossom Walk Public Square
  • 10:00 a.m. Kaminari Taiko of Houston  Main Stage
  • 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. The Candyman Sumo Dress-ups Public Square
  • 10:15 a.m. Welcome Mayor Megan Barry Main Stage
  • 10:25 a.m. ETSU Japanese Cultural Society Main Stage
  • 10:30 a.m. Nami Ryu Aiki Heiho Dojo of the Southern Wind Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 10:40 a.m. The 3rd Annual Pups in Pink Parade Main Stage
  • 11:00 a.m. Nashville Dojo Isshinryu Karate Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 11:10 a.m. Nashville Humane Association Pups in Pink Parade Main Stage
  • 11:15 a.m. Awards Announcement Main Stage
  • 11:20 a.m. Metro Nashville Airport Authority Main Stage
  • 11:25 a.m. Christ Church Choir Main Stage
  • 11:25 a.m. All Out DamaNation Kendama Demonstration Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 11:35 a.m. Sponsor Spotlight Partner Spotlight Main Stage
  • 11:40 a.m. Sister Cities of Nashville Main Stage
  • 11:40 a.m. Nashville Kendo Club Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 11:45 a.m. Kaminari Taiko of Houston Main Stage
  • 12:10 p.m. Bushin Doko Aikido Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 12:25 p.m. Kent Family Circus Nashville Humane Association Main Stage
  • 12:35 p.m. Adoption Parade Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 12:50 p.m. Cosplay Contest Sponsored Main Stage
  • 1:10 p.m. Federation Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 1:20 p.m. Vanderbilt Soran Bushi Cosplay Contest Main Stage
  • 1:30 p.m. Award Presentation Main Stage
  • 1:40 p.m. Kaminari Taiko of Houston Main Stage
  • 1:40 p.m. MTSU Japanese Martical Art Club Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 2:15 p.m. Fudoshinka Dojo Kenpo Karate Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 2:20 p.m. Belmont Japan-America Relations Main Stage
  • 2:40 p.m. Bipolar Bear Main Stage
  • 2:35 p.m. Kent Family Circus Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 3:00 p.m. Carl & Alan Maguire Main Stage
  • 3:10 p.m. All Out DamaNation Kendama Demonstration Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 3:25 p.m. Choir SAKURA Main Stage
  • 3:25 p.m. Rocky Mountain Naginata Federation Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 3:45 p.m. Kaminari Taiko of Houston Main Stage
  • 4:00 p.m. The New Ballet Ensemble and School Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 4:10 p.m. Nori-Hige Main Stage
  • 4:25 p.m. Bon Odori Blossom Bistro Stage
  • 4:30 p.m. Nozomi & Friends Main Stage
  • 4:50 p.m. Triple Happiness Main Stage
  • 5:00 p.m. Festival Concludes

Free parking and shuttle service will also be available for this celebration of spring and Japanese Culture.

Nashville’s Cherry Blossoms Festival is a favorite festival among residents. The beloved cherry blossoms can be seen on the landscapes of many Nashville luxury homes. But this springtime flower isn’t just exclusive to Nashville. Year after year, lovers of the pinkish colored bloom flock to Washington, DC to attend the National Cherry Blossom Festival. It’s a tradition dating back to 1912 when the Mayor of Tokyo gave Washington, DC with 3,000 cherry trees to celebrate the relationship between the United States and Tokyo. That gift has developed into several weekends of festival events that draw more than a million people to the Nation’s Capitol every year.  Fortunately, Nashville residents don’t have to travel that far to enjoy them.

The Nashville 2016 Cherry Blossom Festival features not only the beautiful blossoms in some of the most creative displays, but it also pays homage to the Japanese Culture.

Nashville is a city that celebrates culture and diversity. While many are familiar with Nashville’s country music legacy and its top attraction, the Grand Ole Opry, there’s so much more to this progressive city that houses some of the most beautiful Nashville luxury homes. Whether it’s an urban city setting with a plethora of entertainment options and restaurants, or a gated community with  amenities, it can be found in Nashville or its surrounding area.

Franklin, TN, which is located about 20 miles south of Nashville, is one of those communities. A sense of community is what retirees looking for new homes in Franklin TN will find here in this family oriented city. Franklin’s historic downtown has received national recognition for its prosperous Main Street. Locals and tourists are drawn to it because of its chic simplicity that’s reminiscent of the past. The closeness of this community makes it a great place to raise a family. While a vintage time feel fills the air here, new homes in Franklin TN feature modern day conveniences.

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The tight knit community of Gallatin, TN is another beautiful city worth exploring for families and retirees looking to relocate. Gallatin has the distinction of being a city located on two waterways, the Old Hickory Lake and the Cumberland River, and like the previous city it too has seen a population growth in community's like Fairvue Plantation.

Springtime in Nashville is a good time to visit the city. The cherry blossoms are in full bloom and the beautiful weather makes for a good opportunity to explore Nashville luxury homes. If suburban life is preferred, new homes Mt Juliet TN maybe a better a better option.  And if you’re looking to relocate to an area that takes you back to a simpler time, then let us show you new homes in Franklin TN. Tennessee offers an assortment of living options for retirees and families and we can help you find the right one. 

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