Cherry Blossom Friendship Festival

Cherry Blossom Friendship Festival
Sunday, May 7, 2023, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship House
11 Cherry Street, Fairhaven

This traditional festival celebrates cherry blossoms and our friendship with Japan. Activities, demonstrations, and a museum tour are included as listed below. Free admission.

Activities during the day may include: Kamishibai (paper theater), Childrens’ Choir, Shin Daiko (Japanese taiko drumming), Martial Arts (Aikido plus), Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging)

Bento box lunch (no raw items) with Japanese green tea and cherry square. (limited number) at $20 for adult, $10 for child under 12.

Sponsored by the Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship Society. Funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Councils’ Festivals Program. To reserve tickets, call Gerry at 508-995-1219 or email

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