The Cherry Blossom Festival Returns to Essex County!

Updated: Apr 3, 2024 Short URL:

The Annual Cherry Blossom Festival Returns to  Branch Brook Park every April.. and this April is no different. The Cherry Blossom Festival is held in the Essex County Branch Brook Park. Cherry Blossom Festival attracts over 7,000 attendees from New Jersey and surrounding metropolitan areas for stage performances, cultural demonstrations, and children's activities.

Some highlights this year are:

Cherry Blossom Challenge Bike Race
Saturday, April 6 ~ 7am-1pm
Oval, Northern Division

Cherry Blossom 10k Run
Sunday, April 7 ~ 10am
Cherry Blossom Welcome Center Fields

1-Mile Fun Run/Walk
Saturday, April 13 ~ 10am
Prudential Concert Grove, Southern Division

Essex County Family Day
Saturday, April 13 ~ 11am-3pm
Prudential Concert Grove, Southern Division

Sunday, April 14 ~ 11am-5pm
Oval, Northern Division

For more information about all the events this season, please visit

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 Jeff C.
Jeff C. is a web developer in Central New Jersey that has a passion for helping folks get outside and explore NJ. He works on a few Outdoor-centric sites, including GetOutsideNJ, the NJ Outdoor Map, ExploringAllaire, and more. Please visit to learn more!

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