Wondering Where to go to see the Cherry Blossoms in Seattle?
Each Spring, visitors want to know where they can view Japanese Cherry Trees (aka Sakura or Hanami). Cherry Blossom Trees were a gift to the United States from Japan to symbolize the countries’ friendship. From Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, with just a hop, skip, and a drive away, you can get beautiful viewings of them at these top 5 locations:
University of Washington (The Quad)
Washington Park Arboretum’s Azalea Way
Point Defiance Park
The Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival
The Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival is held annually in April at the Seattle Center. Celebrate and experience the Japanese culture through Taiko drumming, live dances and performances, arts and crafts, food, and more!